Education Week just published an post entitled, How Can Teachers Get Students to Read Over the Long Summer Break? The post focuses on strategies to encourage students to read during the summer break in order to retain their reading skills. The post also includes information from another post published in the International Literacy Association’s blog, Reading Rockets entitled Can We Prevent Summer Slide in Reading? written by Tim Shanahan.
Input for this Education Week article and the one included in The Reading Teacher featured interviews from Ann McGill Franzen, Theory and Practice in Teacher Education (TPTE), Natalia Alexandrovna, TPTE graduate student, and Maria Cahill, TPTE Alumna, University of Kentucky.
Congratulates to these contributors! Enjoy the articles.