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    Three cheers to deep reading

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » Reading complicated texts, such as academic textbooks, can be a chore and few people do so for pleasure.

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    Just skimming through?

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » “Deep reading” is defined as a process whereby readers engage in attentive and thoughtful reading in order to enhance their understanding and enjoyment of a text.

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    Getting them to read

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » In fact, even toddlers who have yet to learn to speak, much less read, can benefit from books this way.

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    Raising readers

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » A love of books needs to be inculcated in children early on and cultivated throughout the years.

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    Word wise

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » Taciturn. Eloquent. Loquacious. You may know what these three words, which are related to habits of speech, mean. Even if you don’t know, despair not. Here is what they mean, in common parlance: “light-lipped,” “well-spoken”, and “long-winded.”

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    Words count

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » The English language contains more than 1 million words. That may seem excessive, especially when you consider that studies have shown that an average native speaker of English knows only around 20,000 words. Even many university-educated speakers know 40,000 — or a mere 4 per cent of all the existing words in English.

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    Getting word-smart

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » Content-based instruction that immerses students in topics that familiarise them with contexts in which unfamiliar words can be used has great advantages for vocabulary building, Hirsch says.

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    Let’s start coding

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » In a world being remade by Information Technology, computer programming should be taught to all students, experts say.

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    Learning to unplug

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » The problem of veritable smartphone addiction among children, teens, and young people is of grave concern to experts and educators alike — or should be. Whole new generations are growing up with their views of the world reshaped by small devices in their hands, often for the worse.

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    Addicted to smartphones

    Published on 26/09/2019

    » Numerous psychologists go so far as to argue that constant distractions on our smartphones are rewiring our brains while long-term smartphone use is “making us dumber.”

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