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High School Isn’t Always About Preparing for College

High School Isn’t Always About Preparing for College | English class | Scoop.it
The standard advice for all high school students used to be: work
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Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer

Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer | English class | Scoop.it
"Deep reading" is vigorous exercise from the brain and increases our real-life capacity for empathy

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Ammo for 1st day of school.

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Julie King's curator insight, June 15, 2013 2:32 PM

A case for narrative: Reading Literature Makes Us Smarter and Nicer. (For more evidence, read I Hear America Reading by Jim Burke)

Robin Burns's curator insight, June 20, 2013 10:54 AM

Interesting read.

Sharon Hayes's comment, August 28, 2013 3:00 AM
This has come up at the Writers Festival this year. I think I've always known this but nice to have research to back it up!