“Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding.”
Reading Milestones ~ each kid is different and needs to be allowed to progress at his or her own pace. With that said, here’s a general set of milestones you will likely see along the way.
“I’m that other boy.” Gary Paulsen talks about almost falling through the cracks but for the simple act of one… Funny, touching, and thought-provoking.
The BBC Podcasts Forum presents “ideas from the world’s biggest thinkers. Hear philosophers, politicians, novelists, historians and artists challenge each other.”
“When you “lose yourself” inside the world of a fictional character while reading a story, you may actually end up changing your own behavior and thoughts to match that of the character, a new study suggests.” Read more…