Children can learn empathy through reading fiction and identifying with characters in a story, a new study concludes.
All Blog Posts With reading Tag or Category
September 08, 2014
September 05, 2014
BookMarks attends the Letters About Literature awards at the National Book Festival.
August 27, 2014
Reading instruction is making its way back into the public eye under New York City's new school chancellor.
July 30, 2014
The grants will be used to teach students about career opportunities in agriculture.
July 28, 2014
Kaufman's 1965 novel Up the Down Staircase depicted teaching in New York City public schools without any glamour or rose-colored glasses, earning her rave reviews from teachers in the school system.
July 24, 2014
An extra hour of reading instruction is coming to 300 of Florida's lowest-performing schools in the fall, but some local parents are criticizing the plans.
July 10, 2014
The new schools chancellor in New York City is advocating teachers use the once-mandated citywide but since questioned (discredited, by some accounts) approach to reading instruction known as "balanced literacy."
July 08, 2014
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee's classic novel, is available in downloadable e-book and audiobook forms for the first time.
July 02, 2014
After one month of powerhouse fundraising, the Reading Rainbow Kickstarter project ended Wednesday, breaking a Kickstarter record for number of contributors in the process.
July 02, 2014
Educational psychologist Daniel Willingham offers some tips (mostly for parents, but useful to educators as well) on getting kids to read this summer.