Students can lose up to 2 months of academic skills over the summer break. It can then take up to 6 weeks to bring students up to speed in the Fall. Milltown school district encourages parents to offer ways for students to continue learning over the summer through formal tutoring programs, practice books, and daily reading. Summer Reading Programs foster a love of reading.
Bookflix is a web-based program that students in grades K-3 are familiar with using as part of their library skills, literacy, and ESL program. Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration. It is available throughout the summer months for students to continue practice in language arts. Please call the main office at the school, if you don't have the log-on and password.
BrainPOP is a web-based program for grades 3 and up that provides educational movies and homework help for students. Each animated movie has quizzes, games, vocabulary, and activities for kids.
BrainPOP Jr. is a great resource for grades K-3, offering lesson plans and lesson ideas that develop critical thinking and inquiry skills.
Please call the main office at the school, if you don't have the log-on and password.