Scallywag

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly.

~ Richard Bach ~

Posts related to reading

Even reading in bed is changing.
For many of us, reading has morphed into browsing, just to keep up.

Read Everything And You Might Explode

October 8th, 2013 ~ Est. reading time: 2 mins, 9 secs

Even reading in bed is changing.

Even reading in bed is changing.

You shouldn’t listen to everything you read. Nor should you believe everything you see on the radio. That kind of advice sounded pretty crazy once upon a time. But now, thanks to modern technology, you can play hyperlinked text and hear what is spoken. Internet radio too, allows you to see pictures relating to what you’re listening to (in case you needed it). Read the rest of this entry »

Is reading going to the dogs?
Is reading going down the gurgler?

Are You Reading Me, Over?

November 4th, 2012 ~ Est. reading time: 1 min, 41 secs

Are reading standards going to the dogs?

Teachers lament the decline in reading these days. Mind you, they always did. There would always be some students who couldn’t or wouldn’t, causing no end of scholarly angst. Read the rest of this entry »

How come some children love reading and others don't?
How much influence do you really have on your children's reading ability?

How Can Your Children Succeed at Reading?

November 24th, 2011 ~ Est. reading time: 3 mins, 18 secs

How come some children love reading and others don't?

We fret a lot about children reading.

As a teacher, parents frequently asked, “How can I get my child to read?

It’s a straightforward question that’s both simple and complex. Read the rest of this entry »