Art of Slow Reading Six Time-Honored Practices for Engagement
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"Tom Newkirk's call to appreciate the value of slow reading is both timely and important, especially in an era where skimming and click-and-go reading have become the norm for our students. Newkirk reminds us that our deepest reading pleasures are often found when we slow down and pay close attention, and this book clearly demonstrates how slow reading deepens the thinking of both teachers and students. A must-read for anyone concerned about the state of reading-you will enjoy reading The Art of Slow Readingslowly."-Kelly Gallagher, author of Readicide: How Schools Are Killing Reading and What You Can Do About It"This beautiful and hugely important book overflows with advice and wisdom…
Copyright year: 2011
Publication date: 11/4/2011
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.45" tall
|The Speed Curriculum|
|Reading Goes Silent: Performing|
|Learning by Heart: Memorizing|
|Making a Mark: Centering|
|The Pleasures of Difficulty: Problem Finding|
|A Writer's Choices: Reading Like a Writer|
|Opening a Text: Elaborating|
|Epilogue: Why Can't They be Like we Were, Perfect in Every Way?|