Children’s author Donna Lasinski is author of the Parent Guide to Summer and the creator of the ThinkStretch summer learning workbook series. ThinkStretch activity books offer Pre-K-8 students a comprehensive and fun way to keep learning over the summer. ThinkStretch workbooks encourage parent involvement and help teachers prevent summer learning loss for children in grades Pre-K-8.

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ThinkStretch Professor

Speaking Engagements

Donna Lasinski is a popular and engaging national public speaker. Her most sought after topics are the impacts of  summer learning loss, current research and outcome data for summer programs, and her innovative work with parent engagement over the summer.

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ThinkStretch Summer Math Workbooks

Summer Learning

Quality instruction and leadership demands that schools stop leaving hard earned learning on the table. Summer skill review must become an accepted part of the school year calendar, led and supported by innovative schools and parents, for our students to move to the next level of academic achievement.

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ThinkStretch Summer Writing Workbooks

Close the Gap

Donna is driven to close the achievement gap through her experience as a parent at a Title I elementary school and her personal experience watching students struggle to maintain their skills from one school year to the next.

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Donna Lasinski is the founder, author and creator of the ThinkStretch Summer Learning Program, a comprehensive and fun program designed to meet Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Title I requirements.

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