Seeing an anticipated film, having favorite cheesecake, dating with a close friend, spending some time on video games, and some other things will do.
This idea will create a learning atmosphere every student needs in summer.
Students entering the school's International Baccalaureate program had to read two books for one class and watch two documentaries and take graded notes for another, according students interviewed in June for the student newspaper, the .
A Great Schools article by Leslie Crawford last summer described one student whose summer workload included reading five novels for AP English and one book for AP U. History, completing packets of problems for AP Calculus and Chemistry, and writing summaries of scientific principles for Honors Physics.
The College Board developed it to propose college-level curricula and tests for high school students.
It is a perfect way to get ready for the college life.
Summertime is the best season of the year to explore the world around.
Thanks to the Internet and IT progress, students have access to various types of sources.
It's not just the amount of work creeping into vacation that causes students to balk, it's that they often have no guidance from teachers should they have questions or run into problems.
"You're just handed over a textbook and sort of forced to figure it out yourself," junior Bess Aronoff told the .