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Stopping slip and slide of summer

Parents, educators come up with ways to maintain learning during dog days

Ashley Aylmer (left), 10, and Maren Mellen, 8, work on a design project at Camp Invention, held at the Alden School in Duxbury.
By Peter Schworm
Globe Staff / August 24, 2006

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It was a steamy summer day, perfect for mindless hours of watching cartoons and playing video games. But fourth-grader Ashley Aylmer was at her Duxbury elementary school, brainstorming about ways to build a model helicopter from an old fan and a fax machine. (Full article: 999 words)

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