Presentation on theme: "Begin with summer reading!. Achievement Gap Summer Learning Loss."— Presentation transcript:
begin with summer reading!
Summer Learning Loss
Idaho Reading Indicator Low-Income Kindergarteners Entered school in the fall 58% reading below grade level (Benchmark) Left school in the spring 18% reading below grade level (Benchmark)
Idaho Reading Indicator Low-Income Kindergarteners Entered school in the fall as first graders 38% reading below grade level (Benchmark)
Idaho Reading Indicator Low-Income First Graders Entered school in the fall as second graders 33% reading below grade level (Benchmark) Left school in the spring 53% reading below grade level (Benchmark)
2009 Approximately 419,000 children ages living in Idaho Approximately 63,300 children ages 0-18 participated in summer library programs, which was a 38% increase over the previous year.
Percentage of Idaho children ages 0-18 who participated in summer reading in 2009: 15%
Outreach Opportunities Funding for Bright Futures is made possible by a grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services under a provision of the Library Services and Technology Act. Brought to you by the Idaho Commission for Libraries
Programs School Visits Reaching Underserved Children School Partnerships
CLN- Post Falls Branch School Visits “No! Make a splash at your LIBRARY, not on your librarian!”
School Visits School assemblies or events No limit to number of schools K-6 only Receive branded materials Apply on-line by March 18
Peggy McClendon giving out free books Reaching Underserved Children
Underserved Children Children who: live below the poverty line are reading below grade level are English language learners live in rural areas children who are unable to use the library, like children in daycare or those who do not have transportation.
Underserved Children Libraries must: have a community partner plan at least two programs targeting underserved children to be held outside the library during summer reading program (June, July, and August). Apply on-line by March 18
Bryan Elementary Partner: CLN- Hayden Branch School Partnerships
Meet with school principal and school librarian. Develop a promotion plan that describes what the school and library will each do to increase student participation, and set a participation goal. Submit the school’s Idaho Reading Indicator scores. Track school’s student participation in Summer Library Programs. Plan a collaborative recognition event in the fall for students who completed the SRP. Submit a follow-up report by September 15, Libraries can partner with up to three schools.
School Partnerships Application can be found on website: summer-reading-opportunities-school- partnerships summer-reading-opportunities-school- partnerships Examples of partnerships and ideas also on website Apply by March 18