Summer Learning Story Ideas

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School is out, and you’re sitting in your office wondering what to write about. EWA can help!

On Tuesday, June 9, EWA held a webinar on summer learning with literacy experts Sarah Pitcock of the National Summer Learning Association and Judy Blankenship Cheatham of Reading Is Fundamental.

The discussion was moderated by Jessica Lahey—a teacher who also writes for The Atlantic and The New York Times—Pitcock and Cheatham gave insight into some of the country’s most successful summer learning models, like summer camps and parent-training programs. Get the scoop on what does and doesn’t work for kids and telltale signs of program effectiveness you should be looking for in your reporting.