Summer reading is soooooo important. Obviously, children aren’t in school for the summer. For most, that means no structure. Read: If they don’t have to read, they don’t and/or won’t. But, you have to get your children to read by any means necessary. According to research on summer reading loss, if your child doesn’t read during the summer, they lose information. However, if they do read, they not only retain information, but gain points on their standardized test scores. This is why I am an avid proponent of reading, especially summer reading.
If you’d like to read it yourself, here’s the ERIC link: SUMMER LEARNING LOSS. Check it out!
HERE’S TO 2010!