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Why young people don't read newspapers, and why they should... - Sacramento Bee

Why young people don't read newspapers, and why they should... - Sacramento Bee | whyread | Scoop.it
Why young people don't read newspapers, and why they should...
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There are a lot of theories about why young people don't read newspapers, but I have one that I haven't heard anywhere else.
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Everyone in Tech Should Read Fiction. Here's Why

Everyone in Tech Should Read Fiction. Here's Why | whyread | Scoop.it
For many in today's tech world, novel reading is a luxury — something you might do once or twice a year, if you're lucky. It's often the first thing that goes out the window when times are busy.

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Why You're Never Too Old to Read Children's Books

Why You're Never Too Old to Read Children's Books | whyread | Scoop.it
I finished reading Matilda this week. It was my first Roald Dahl book. Ever. Shocking, right? You'll have to blame my parents. Although I was excited about buying the Roald Dahl Collection – I had ...

Via Ana Margarida Ramos, Betty Skeet, Ariana Amorim
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Why People Still Read Books and Other Fascinating News on the Web - TIME

Why People Still Read Books and Other Fascinating News on the Web - TIME | whyread | Scoop.it
Why People Still Read Books and Other Fascinating News on the Web
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Sure, many of us have switched to ebooks which cost less than hardcovers. But we're still handing over ten bucks for what is a huge margin product.
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Why the ability to read complex texts matters

The single biggest predictor of success in college was the ability to read complex texts independently and proficiently.


ACT Study: http://www.act.org/research/policymakers/pdf/reading_report.pdf


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Sharrock's curator insight, October 4, 2013 10:57 AM

do we educators really need this explanation? apparently, we do. smh