THE ATLANTIC: How to Trick Your Kids Into Reading All Summer Long
How to Trick Your Kids Into Reading All Summer Long
JUL 1 2014, 10:37 AM E
As the school year ends, students’ thoughts turn to summer vacation staples like swimming, camp, and popsicles. Teachers—and most parents—would like them to think about reading, too. School and district officials offer summer reading lists, hoping that specific recommendations will move students away from video games and toward books. But most will ignore these worthy suggestions, and indeed will read very little. How can parents nudge kids toward books this summer?