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Thursday, August 17, 2017
Reading

Time To Learn How To Speed Through That Summer Reading List

To many, speed reading seems like no more than a parlor trick, a talent honed to impress onlookers like juggling or singing. Well, speed reading has some practical advantages that go way beyond being a simple talent… in fact, it’s practically a super power. Best of all, speed reading is a skill that can come […]

July 10, 2017
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This App Is The Best Way To Finally Fly Through Your Reading List

As political junkies, we’re all prone to biting off more than we can chew when it comes to our reading lists. From political biographies to historical classics, the books we hope to conquer in our lifetime are ambitious and varied. But what if you could absorb the knowledge within the pages of these books without […]

May 12, 2017
Top News, Books, Amazon, Independent Bookstore, Community, Reading, Literature, Borders, Barnes & Nobles

Are Independent Booksellers Replacing Big-Box Retailers?

If not Amazon, then the independent bookstore is your source for the printed word.

May 21, 2015

Science Of Young Brains Has Put More Emphasis On Early Education

By Jeffrey Weiss, The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — A generation or so ago, even the best day care centers were mostly about keeping little kids clean and fed and away from chomping on each other. These days, the best-respected programs have curriculums and lesson plans and assessment goals. Even for infants. What happened? Science […]

August 29, 2014

U.S. Doctors Urge Parents To Read To Babies

Washington (AFP) – A leading U.S. doctors’ group Tuesday urged parents to read to their children starting in infancy, in order to boost language skills in an age of screens and smartphones. Pediatricians have long encouraged reading to children, but the guidelines are the first official policy from the American Academy of Pediatrics telling doctors […]

June 24, 2014