Posted by: cindybiz | October 1, 2010

Boys and reading….

EXCELLENT article in the Wall Street Journal about boys and reading….

By THOMAS SPENCE

When I was a young boy, America’s elite schools and universities were almost entirely reserved for males. That seems incredible now, in an era when headlines suggest that boys are largely unfit for the classroom. In particular, they can’t read. more….

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  1. Thanks for sharing that excellent article, Cindy. I think I’ve thought the same in the back of my head. I too have thought that any reading is good, but I’ve avoided the gross-books market. If you can make the transition from Captain Underpants to Treasure Island, that’s wonderful…but don’t just leave your children in the gross books field forever. Show them what else is out there in children’s literature.


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