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Stress is an often overlooked but prominent contributor to reading difficulty which is often seen in combination with other root causes. Some children become so stressed about their inability to read that the downward spiral of frustration and anxiety leads to a complete collapse of reading ability.
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If you're an RSS lover or want to cram your brain full of even more innovative insight, then there's a few dozen blogs you should know about. From learning about traditional elementary education to education technology to education policies, there's something for everyone.
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This is one of those developments that make you love technology and how it can truly benefit education. There's a free open font now available that may actually help dyslexic people read better. Whether it's true or not, this idea is incredible.
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It’s almost impossible to be an educator without implementing some kind of technology in the classroom. From blogging to educational games to online tracking tools, there are numerous tools that educators can take advantage of to cater to an increasingly tech-savvy group of learners.
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E-books were once thought of as a nice way to read books for entertainment purposes, and not much else. In recent years, they have exploded onto the education scene, as many schools are using them almost exclusively.
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In lieu of explosive eReader growth, this infographic shows some statistical surprises about our collective reading habits.
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Passionate readers generally enjoy more finely-tuned brains than those who prefer more passive (though not lesser) activities, so anyone hoping to improve their minds both psychologically and cognitively might want to think about taking up the habit of regular reading.
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How many books have you read in your lifetime? Do you know an exact number? A Reddit user's grandfather knows exactly how many books he has read: 6,070 (so far).
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Pinterest is taking the social media world by storm, and it isn’t just popular with individual users. Businesses, nonprofits, and even libraries are sharing ideas and information through the site as well, connecting with people from around the country and around the globe.
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I used to think I was a pretty good reader. In fact, I assumed I was one of the faster readers among my peers. Then I took this test and am ashamed to admit that I'm not as good as I thought.
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This Friday, March 2, 2012 is the birth date of Theodore Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. In honor of his revolutionary early reader books, his birthday has been adopted by the National Education Association as National Read Across America Day.
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What happens when a Harvard student lashes out at someone who didn't attend the school but is wearing a Harvard hat? Absolutely what I'd hope.
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How do you turn the pages of your newspaper? Do you use your fingers? If so, you're not thinking enough outside the box.
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Would you like to shower with Dave Eggers? Wait, that came out wrong. Would you like to shower with the writing of Dave Eggers? There, that's better.
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Manga Shakespeare? Fad diet books? There are plenty of literary trends that should go away. Some sooner than than others!
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Remember Cliffs Notes? There's a new video on YouTube that is basically like reading Cliffs Notes but without all that, well, reading.