If you follow my Facebook page, you know I post links to some interesting articles around the web. Here’s a round-up of some recent favorites:
Have trouble finding time to read? Are you optimizing your reading time? What are you reading goals? Why You Need a Reading Plan will answer those questions and set you on a life-long adventure of reading.
In Reading The Great Books Well Should Transcend Moralism, Ramona Tausz asks, “Can books change you? Can they make you a better person? Most importantly, will you let them try?” Learn from the Great Books.
Find out if you suffer from Tsundoku, the practice of buying more books than you can read. Is this a bad thing?
Read the troubling, A Third Of Teens Haven’t Read A Single Book In Past Year, which writes:
Many [teens] simply don’t have experience delving into long-form texts. Learning to do so is imperative…as it lays the groundwork for developing critical thinking skills and understanding complex issues…
“Think about how difficult it must be to read even five pages of an 800-page college textbook when you’ve been used to spending most of your time switching between one digital activity and another in a matter of seconds.”