Summer Reading Loss: Targeting Through an In-Person and Virtual Camp

This session is from the NASP 2021 Annual Convention

  • PMD: 1,3
  • Skill Level: Introduction
  • Session 5: Promoting Academic Success

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. understand the importance of evidence-based reading interventions to target summer reading loss.
  2. learn about procedures and tools needed to modify an in-person reading camp to a virtual reading camp.
  3. understand the impact of online reading interventions by analyzing data collected through virtual camp.
  4. understand the procedures and tools needed to design a successful in-person reading camp for students.

Description

We will discuss summer reading loss and its impact on reading performances with elementary aged students. Participants will learn about an in-person summer reading camp that was successful in increasing reading performance especially for the younger students. The methods and barriers of transitioning from an in-person reading camp to a virtual reading camp will also be discussed. Data collection from the virtual camp will be analyzed and presented to the participants.

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Presenter(s)

Maria C. Jimenez, University of Nebraska Omaha
Veronica L. Botts, University of Nebraska Omaha
Lisa Kelly-Vance, University of Nebraska Omaha

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