As a soon to be (as in 20 more credits) certified secondary school English teacher, I have been pondering this question: What do you think about required reading lists in school? I'm torn on this question for two reasons (1) I like the idea of having a unified reading list and (2) I feel with … Continue reading Discussion: School Required Reading
For this first Discussion post of 2019, I am not going to be about the bush. At the end of 2018 I had this grand idea that I was going to do a great book purge. "Ha! I laugh in your face," said my books. "We are not so easy to get rid of. Muhaha!!"😈 … Continue reading Discussion: The Great, Not So Great Purge
I started this blog as way to share my love of books and hopefully have some meaningful discussions about them. The latter very rarely happens, but that's probably because posting reviews isn't as common as I'd like it to be. Maybe one day I'll tell you the introverted blogger story. Anyway, I do read; but … Continue reading Discussion: How Many Minutes Do You Read Per Day?
A few days ago when I was at work a parent asked me what books could I recommend for her middle grader that didn't have inappropriate content. Now, I'm pretty liberal when it comes to reading; so my first question to her, even though I already knew the answer was: What do you deem inappropriate … Continue reading Discussion: Middle Grade Controversy
It happens to all of us from time-to-time. The dreaded Reading Slump. I thought I'd share with you some ways/hacks I use to get out of mu reading slump. Set a goal. When I read I like to set goals. ATTAINABLE GOALS. I know I can read a couple of books a week, but the … Continue reading Discussion: Reading Slump Hacks