Friday Round-Up: Summer Learning Day Quickly Approaching

Friday, June 14, 2013

Friday Round-Up: Summer Learning Day Quickly Approaching

Dear Colleague,

You know Summer Learning Day (June 21st) is fast approaching, but did you know that you have the whole summer to celebrate it? Any educational or student-oriented event, awareness meeting, government initiative, or program in your community this summer could qualify as a SLD event, as long as you register it on the map by June 21st. So far, there are over 55 Campaign for Grade-Level Reading communities participating!

Still don't have anything planned? Here are some more ideas and resources:

  • Partnering with other organizations can be as simple as including key summer learning messages in an event.
  • If your mayor is attending this year's US Conference of Mayors, encourage their support on the Summer Learning Day Resolution. And even if your mayor isn't going, your community can use the resolution to draft their own proclamation.
  • Finally, here's some useful event ideas, including virtual events--Twitter party, anyone? #SLD2013