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ERIC Number: EJ1173313
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0148-432X
Effective Summer Programming: What Educators and Policymakers Should Know
McEachin, Andrew; Augustine, Catherine H.; McCombs, Jennifer
American Educator, v42 n1 p10-11, 39 Spr 2018
The evidence suggests that many types of summer learning programs have the potential to reduce summer learning losses and perhaps create learning gains. However, implementing a summer program does not guarantee positive effects on students' learning. A key question then is: What factors make a summer learning program effective? This article, drawn from the authors' chapter in "The Summer Slide: What We Know and Can Do About Summer Learning Loss," presents components of quality summer learning programs.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Teachers
Language: English
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