Do you have a teenager at home this summer? Remember to encourage them to read–in part to keep their skills up, in part for enjoyment and relaxation. This post is from one of my favorite bloggers, and shares a summer reading list that high school–and college–students may actually find enjoyable! It’s one thing when you “must” read a book and discuss it in class; it’s quite another to read the same book just for the sheer pleasure of its content!

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Allied Online High School Blog

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Offline Summer Reading Recommendations for Online High School Students

Posted: 15 Jun 2012 10:57 AM PDT

By JACQUELYN SANBORN,
Dean of Instruction at Allied National High School
Charlotte Brontë ((PD-Art))
Charlotte Brontë

 It’s that time of year again, when sitting outside and sipping on an ice tea counts as an activity. Well, it counts if at least you are also reading a book.

Jane Austen ((PD-Art))
Jane Austen

Summer is a wonderful excuse for students everywhere to become their own masters of curriculum by creating a summer reading list. Reading books is one of the best ways a student can keep their mind fresh for the fall semester without feeling like they missed out on all the summer fun. Not to mention that it is cheapest way to do some summer traveling. So, please put down the movie tickets and pick up a book (or a Kindle…

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About DrEMiller

Certified Zentangle Teacher (CZT). Home: Sint Maarten. K-12 teacher for 13 years (Special Education for 10 years); Post-secondary educator since 2002; Education consulting since 1995. When teaching, held teaching certificates in K-12 special education, reading specialist; and secondary social studies. Doctorate: Educational Psychology Programmer/analyst for 10 years, including project management and training of corporate execs.
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