Rather than assigning simple questions for summer assignments, why not have students revert back to writing book reports?


Summer: a time in a child’s life where they are no longer bound by mandates to attend school or do anything school-related. To do so, in some children's eyes, would be to commit a global faux pas.

Those stuck on this idea are in for a rude awakening.

Studies have proven that children who do not read during the summer lose much of the valuable knowledge they gained during the school year. In an...

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