Category Archives: Reading

An Open Letter To The #Electors Of The #ElectoralCollege From A Concerned #Citizen

Jewish & Nazi Shoah U-Boat Catchers “We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~ Elie Wiesel At first glance, my book seems to have no bearing on the … Continue reading

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How To #Teach Literature: The Role of Close #Reading In Teaching English Language Learners To Read Complex Texts

 How To Teach Literature: What Is Literature? If what we read entertains us, speaks to us, or makes us aware of the human condition, then it is literature. How to best teach literature? I share my knowledge about teaching literature, … Continue reading

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#ASMSG Why Bob Dylan’s Songs Are Literature

How has Bob Dylan redefined the way we look at literature? His win is certainly the culmination of a lifetime of writing. No doubt, we are invited to expand our definition of literature. Further, we could begin to see a … Continue reading

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#BobDylan Wins The #Nobel #Prize For #Literature: “Art is a river that we drink from but do not own”

Press Release 13 October 2016 – The Nobel Prize in Literature 2016: The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2016 is awarded to Bob Dylan “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. Bob Dylan won the … Continue reading

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#FelizLunes How To Teach Literature: The Role of Close Reading In Teaching English Language Learners To Read Complex Texts #mondaymotivation #HappyMonday #Mondayblogs

    If what we read entertains us, speaks to us, or makes us aware of the human condition, then it is literature. How to best teach literature?   I share my knowledge about teaching literature, gained from 15 years … Continue reading

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The Lost Art Of Love Letters: A Gift of Romance For Christmas, Valentine, Birthday, or Anniversary #MondayMotivation

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PreOrder for $0.99 cents: The Lost Art Of #Love Letters: A Romantic #Gift For Christmas, Valentine, Birthday, Anniversary, or Holiday #ASMSG

When was the last time you got a loveletter? When was the last time you wrote a love letter? Now that writing love letters is a lost art, what better gift can you give the one you love than an … Continue reading

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World’s Most #Beautiful #Bookstore #ASMSG

Tucked away in Barrio Norte, Buenos Aires is a beautiful bookshop called El Ateneo Grand Splendid. It is built within the almost 100-year-old Grand Splendid Theater, which opened in 1919. The theatre was later converted into a cinema and eventually, … Continue reading

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Here’s Why #Chile Is The Most Beautiful Country In The World

When it comes to natural beauty there is a certain cocktail of ingredients that definitely makes a country stand out. The most important ones are a low population density, a high variation in latitude, and varied climatic systems. There are … Continue reading

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Times Insider #BookClub: More on #College #Admissions Mania #MondayBlogs

Last Tuesday, the Times columnist Frank Bruni sat down for a live chat with an audience of Times Insiders, who dropped in with questions about Mr. Bruni’s latest book, “Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be: An Antidote to … Continue reading

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