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5 Ways To Get Teens To Love Reading

By Samantha Saunders As an English teacher I have had parents reveal to me in hushed tones, as though imparting some secret information – “He used to read all the time in primary school. But then he just stopped.” Why does this happen, this perceived halting to the reading practices of our youth? When do…

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How to Get Middle School Boys Reading

By Keri R Williams Many middle school boys are reluctant readers, but a really great book has the potential to turn that around. That is, if you can get them to read it. Boys usually don’t like to read for one of two reasons: 1. Reading is boring 2. Reading is too hard It’s unfortunate…

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What Do Your Kids Hear When You Yell At Them?

By Beverly Entin The other day as I was leaving the gym, I heard a man yelling at his son. The conversation went something like the following: Dad: “I’m so sick and tired of hearing how you can’t get along with anybody.” Kid: “But Dad, you have to let me tell you what really happened.”…