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Giving Students a Little Taste of a Book

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Giving Students a Little Taste of a Book A creative way to give students a choice in what they read and differentiate instruction to help them grow as readers. By Emma Tackett   I learned about the book tasting—an opportunity for students to try out a variety of books—from an instructional coach at my school,

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How reading turns you into a real superhuman

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How reading turns you into a real superhuman BRENDAN BROWN  Everyone knows that reading is good for the brain. That doesn’t mean that everyone does it.  We’re surrounded by digital distractions and menaced by our endless to-do lists. The idea of curling up with a good book at the end of a hard day sounds

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Scott has extra, extra reading materials. Read all about it!

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Scott has extra, extra reading materials. Read all about it!     Scott Peterson,  Nov. 14, 2017 (Photo: File photo)   My favorite room in my parents house growing up was the den. It had high ceilings and one wall that was stacked from top to bottom with bookshelves.  It was a room embedded with treasures.

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Half in praise of reading

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Half in praise of reading Golden Hill author Francis Spufford on the pleasures and pitfalls of immersing oneself in a fictional world Francis Spufford The other side of fiction’s loan of wisdom is the fact that the knowledge it brings is not necessarily transferrable to the realm of experience. Photograph: Getty Images   One way

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Reasons Why I Read So Many Books

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5 Reasons Why I Read So Many Books How Leaders Can Reap the Benefits of Serious Reading     RAY EDWARDS I have always been an avid reader, but over the last few years, I’ve become much more intentional and ambitious in my reading. In 2015, I set my first challenging reading goal: to read

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Bulgaria is 21st in the Ranking for Reading Books in the EU

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Bulgaria is 21st in the Ranking for Reading Books in the EU November 1, 2017, Wednesday   About 20 percent of adult Bulgarians (or almost every fifth Bulgarian) and 30 percent of Bulgarian women (every third) have read at least 5 or more books last year, according to Eurostat‘s analysis of Europeans’ cultural habits and in particular reading books. By

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