Avoiding Student Brain Drain: 3 Powerful Ways to Inspire Student Learning Over the Summer


77346889_91ec153c36In the first webinar for the edWeb.net Parent Involvement & Community Engagement community, Melissa Whipple, retired Family Outreach and Engagement Trainer for San Diego Unified Schools, introduced 3 ways educators can engage students and their families to learn together over the summer and strengthen home-school relationships.  Melissa began with a brief research-based introduction that reviewed the major challenges and strengths of these kinds of programs.  Three proven programs for avoiding summer brain drain and strengthening home-school relationships were shared:

  • High-Tech Educator Strategies: Using Social Media to Communicate with Families
  • High-Yield Student Learning Projects: Developing Student Experts on Chosen Topics
  • High-Touch Community Strategy: Back to School Community Walk
View the webinar to learn more about avoiding brain drain with your students this summer.

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