Summer Learning Happens at Home

Informal home-based summer learning, led by parents, is a strong predictor of academic learning and success. "Parents can make the most of summer simply by visiting a library on the weekend, talking about baseball statistics or gas mileage in the car, and reading together for half an hour before bed." When parents use the summer months to engage children in literacy and numeracy activities, they help to prepare them for a strong start in September.


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