How to make summer reading effective


Kim JS. How to make summer reading effective. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University, National Center for Summer Learning; 2008.


Summer’s always been a great time to kick back with a book. But a strong body of research shows that, without practice, students lose reading skills over the summer months and children from low-income families lose the most. With the prevalence of television, computers and other electronic distractions, how can parents, educators and librarians encourage kids to immerse their minds and imaginations in books over the summer months?

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Last updated on 08/22/2016