Many school districts have put out little information about 2021 summer learning and enrichment plans. Moreover, many of the plans released are missing high-leverage strategies like tutoring, assessment data, and clear communication plans.
Play is not a luxury; it is a necessity. In many districts across the United States, recess in elementary school is being questioned, reduced and even eliminated to increase instructional time. Students need ample time for recess and brain breaks to help them to develop social competencies and attention to learning.