Category Archives: reading classes

Celebrating Read Across America

“The more that you read, the more things you’ll know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.“–Dr. Seuss I love Read Across America for personal reasons. I started my career in education as a first grade teacher. … Continue reading

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Your Greatest Investment Is the One You Make In Yourself

   This is a repost of a blog posted on October 27, 2014 by S.Anthony Iannarino with his permission. “There is no greater investment that you can make than the investment you make in yourself. “There is no greater return … Continue reading

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The Gestalt: What How to Read the Bible, a Novel and Making Military Decisions Have in Common

I am re-posting this blog as one of my recent graduates wanted to know how to read the Bible.  He was accustomed to reading it one-word-at-a-time.  I told him about this blog and decided to re-post it.  It was written  … Continue reading

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To Annotate or Not To Annotate/Brush Strokes or Picture?

“The thing that bugs me most about annotations is that they make what could be a 10-minute read a half hour read instead.” –Caroline C., Hinsdale Central High School In January 2012 we posted reasons students are reluctant to read, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Women Writers

“Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story.  Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands.” –Jane Austen March is National Reading Month and Women’s History Month.  … Continue reading

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The Gestalt: What How to Read the Bible, a Novel and Making Military Decisions Have in Common

I am reposting this blog from January as I have recently had clients asking about how to do these kinds of reading.  It says that a blog on the military’s need for big picture would soon follow. It didn’t.  But this time it will! … Continue reading

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November musings: No-vember, Now-vember and Rush-vember

Reflecting on Subway’s special $5 deals reflected in their marketing called Subtember, I started thinking about this month that is almost gone.  (Maybe I’ll repost this in 11 months.) We have elections in November.  And many exercise their right to … Continue reading

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