Sign up for our newsletter

Share This Story

News and Opinion Jun 25, 2020

The BOOST Collaborative: Focusing On The Three Rs This Summer

Photo credit: The BOOST Collaborative

Turnaround for Children Partnership Director Katie Brackenridge authored an article titled, “Focusing on the Three Rs this Summer,” for The Boost Collaborative.

Brackenridge explains the science of learning and development and how educators can reengage students following the nationwide school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, by focusing on The Three Rs this summer.

This summer, we can best help our kids by giving them a steady flow of oxytocin to help calm their brains and get them ready to learn. Turnaround for Children recommends that we do this by doubling down not on reading, writing, and arithmetic – but on a different set of three Rs: Relationships, Routines, and Resilience.

Read the full article on The Boost Café.