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10 Unusual Little-Known Fairy Tales - Listverse

10 Unusual Little-Known Fairy Tales - Listverse | Reading | Scoop.it
Here are ten lesser-known but fascinating stories which I hope will illustrate the many different aspects of the twisted little land of Fairy Tales—a world
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Wikipedia wants celebrity voice recordings, to remove that boredom of just
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Wikipedia wants celebrity voice recordings, to remove that boredom of just <br/>reading | Reading | Scoop.it
By Techjaja Staff  @techjaja

Wikipedia has been known as a "reliable" source of information on the
internet dictionary.

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Senate panel to take up bill on reading programs - WRAL.com

Senate panel to take up bill on reading programs - WRAL.com | Reading | Scoop.it
Senate panel to take up bill on reading programs WRAL.com JUNEAU, Alaska — The Senate Education Committee plans to hear a bill that would require school districts to have a strategy in place for addressing reading deficiencies in students in...
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Librarian gives kids a love of reading - Corvallis Gazette Times

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Librarian gives kids a love of reading Corvallis Gazette Times Kiefer's 20-year tenure at the Corvallis library, according to colleagues, has been defined by his partnership with community organizations to help children and families, and his...
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AOL.com - News, Sports, Weather, Entertainment, Local & Lifestyle

AOL.com - News, Sports, Weather, Entertainment, Local & Lifestyle | Reading | Scoop.it
AOL offers today's news, sports, stock quotes, weather, movie reviews, TV trends and more. Get free email, AIM access, online radio, videos and horoscopes -- all on AOL.com!
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13+1 tips to reduce presentation anxiety

Are you nervous before giving a presentation? This deck explains why are we afraid of public speaking and offers some tips to cope with presentation anxiety.

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Marisol Araya Fonseca's curator insight, February 1, 2014 12:53 PM

Another tip:  Be a good actor and give your best show, this is one of my recommendations as an English professor with more than 20 years on the stage.

 

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legislators hear complaints about reading tests - News & Observer

legislators hear complaints about reading tests - News & Observer | Reading | Scoop.it
abc11.com legislators hear complaints about reading tests News & Observer Thousands of third-graders facing a blast of high-stakes reading tests may soon get a reprieve if the State Board of Education approves more ways schools can show students...
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Little Free Libraries popping up for pleasure of reading - Herald & Review

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Little Free Libraries popping up for pleasure of reading
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A subscriber to that notion, and an avid reader, Judy Selle is apparently the first Decatur resident to offer a Little Free Library at her home.
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How To Read A Book: 3 Strategies For Critical Reading

How To Read A Book: 3 Strategies For Critical Reading | Reading | Scoop.it

"If you’re not familiar with Adler and Van Doren’s How To Read A Book, it is worth, well, reading.

As you might’ve guessed, these have less to do with decoding, and more to do with comprehension. Actually, more to do with the perspective you approach your reading with."


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Beth Dichter's curator insight, December 30, 2013 9:48 PM

Check out this sketch note that provides three strategies for critical reading:

* Inspectional Reading

* Analytical Reading

* Synoptical Reading

Other terms might also be used such as Quick Reading, Close Reading and Cross Reading or Whole Reading, Parts Reading and Social Reading. Additional information is available in the post.

Khalid Hart's curator insight, March 6, 2014 12:03 PM

Well it looks like I've been reading books wrong all my life.

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How to Select Reading and Entertainment that Enriches not Destroys

How to Select Reading and Entertainment that Enriches not Destroys | Reading | Scoop.it
On a recent trip across the Atlantic I had several choices of entertainment to consider: several magazines, a newspaper, my computer for writing, two books, my Bible and a few movies I had not yet seen.
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