Right now, it feels difficult to even try to plan beyond the end of the week, but ahead lies 10 weeks of summer. As we as parents, educators, librarians, program leaders, and caregivers try to envision ways to make summer feel like summer for our kids, while processing COVID-19 and effects of systemic racism, CLiF will continue to offer ideas for using literacy as a bridge to learning, understanding, and enjoying.

Step-by-step guide to virtual summer camp

Vermont Afterschool’s Summer Activity Guide

Forest Preschool ideas available until June 21, 2020

Can we mobilize our community members as tutors for vulnerable learners?

Conversation starters to improve virtual visits

Why we should all keep a journal now

Jason Reynolds on boosting kids’ imaginations

Reading science fiction to boost resilience

OK You’ve Got This resources

Incorporating movement and meaning and storytelling with hip hop pedagogy

Build a calm down kit, include some favorite books

Starting a lifelong strategy for talking about books

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