Category Archives: Reading

Getting kids to read: advice from Judy Blume, and a confession from me

I am, I confess, a con artist. I raised two boys.  Let’s call number one Action Man.  He never sat still so reading to him was purely a pain down under.  Number two was the Collector, and still is judging … Continue reading

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What are you reading and how are you reading it?

Increasingly, we are reading commentary that point to the negative effects of technology use on our ability to read deeply and reflectively, and on our ability to maintain sustained periods of concentration. Nicholas Carr has just presented a keynote at … Continue reading

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