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Science … or … Fiction

15 Dec

Science Shows Something Surprising About People Who Still Read Fiction

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What Should Children Read?

3 Jan

What Should Children Read?

What schools really need isn’t more nonfiction but better nonfiction, especially that which provides good models for student writing. Most students could use greater familiarity with what newspaper, magazine and book editors call “narrative nonfiction”: writing that tells a factual story, sometimes even a personal one, but also makes an argument and conveys information in vivid, effective ways.

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Private Schools Reading

17 Feb

Reading at Some Private Schools Is Delayed

“I don’t think any child should ever be told that they should wait to learn,” she said, “anymore than a child should be placed in an environment where the pace is too quick for them.”


31 Jul