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John Wycliffe – Morning Star of the Reformation

(This Perspective is a bit longer and denser than my normal postings. But I trust you’ll find it worthwhile to plow through the entire post.) This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Conferences are being held, sermon … Continue reading

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The value of reading good books by Becky Lyn Rickman

There are so many benefits to picking up a good book and getting lost in it. Reading brings such pleasure and, as Albus Dumbledore so aptly put it, “Words are, in my not so humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source … Continue reading

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8 Reasons Why Reading Is So Important JJ Wong

Why Reading is So Important? Everyone knows that reading is important, but have you ever asked yourself why that is so? In this post, I will list out 8 reasons why reading is important. I hope you can really find … Continue reading

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Reading Wars Philip Yancy

I am going through a personal crisis. I used to love reading. I am writing this blog in my office, surrounded by 27 tall bookcases laden with some 5,000 books. Over the years I have read them, marked them up, … Continue reading

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More children in the West are being taught math using China’s fabled, slightly brutal “mastery” method

There has been a growing feeling in the UK, a country with some of the most elite schools (paywall) and revered universities in the world, that their students are lagging behind students in other countries. This is particularly true in … Continue reading

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Brain Scientists: ‘Learning Styles’ Like Auditory, Visual, And Kinesthetic Are Bunk By Joy Pullmann

While nearly 90 percent of Americans think people have unique learning styles — the best known are labeled auditory, visual, and kinesthetic — cognitive research has steadily debunked the idea over time. To mark Brain Awareness Week this month, 30 internationally respected … Continue reading

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