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Tips for reading with kids

Research shows that just 20 minutes a day spent reading with a child helps him/her develop critical reading skills Della Harp       As families settle into the regular routines and earlier bedtimes of the school year, it’s a great time to pull out some books and get your child excited about the new

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Books for Every Social Entrepreneur

The Four Books Every Social Entrepreneur Should Read Willy Foote  I write about agri-business and the impact of social entrepreneurship. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. I live and work a stone’s throw from Harvard University’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. As the leaves begin to turn, 150,000 students descend upon Cambridge, Boston, and the

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Decreasing stress, increasing skills: Very good reasons to read regularly

Decreasing stress, increasing skills: Very good reasons to read regularly Wed, September 13, 2017         Reading has many physical and psychological benefits, including reducing your         overall stress. (Shutterstock/File)       Whether a paperback, a newspaper or e-book, reading has been proven to be beneficial in many ways

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How to Become an Avid Reader

How to Become an Avid Reader       It’s common knowledge that books are better than TV, and have the added benefit of making you more focused and informed. Even though you know that reading is good for you, however, you might struggle to be an enthusiastic reader who understands and recalls the book.

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What is reading doing to your brain?

Audio   What is reading doing to your brain? We all know books can take us to another world, but what are they doing to our brains?    IMAGE: PROFESSOR MARYANNE WOLF    Maryanne Wolf has dedicated her career to examining the neuroscience of reading – and the way learning to read can form new connections

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8 Books You Should Read Before Going To Sleep If You Need A Little Bedtime Therapy

8 Books You Should Read Before Going To Sleep If You Need A Little Bedtime Therapy  Julia Guerra   I come from a family of readers, so it was only natural that I’d follow suit, consuming various stories of love, friendship, and thrills by the volume. Books quenched my thirst for knowledge and gave me

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