Happy 4th of July

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Rain Reign

  Kids love a great story that involves animals. Rain Reign is a wonderful story about a young autistic girl who forms a strong bond with her new dog.  Rain Reign by Ann M. Martin is the perfect summer read that will teach your child a lesson in life. Melissa Y. from Sweet on Books…

Does settling down with a good book make you feel happy?

    Does reading make you feel happy? What is the key to happiness? This is an age old question with countless answers. But one you might not have considered is whether reading can make us happy. In this fascinating article from the New Yorker, Ceriden Dovey ponders exactly that: Several years ago, I was…

Dr Blank: How do people learn best?

In answering this question, it’s important to consider a distinction that has been recognized for eons. Plato, for example, discussed it in his writings. It is the distinction between self-directed learning and imposed learning. Despite its long history and the critical role it plays in learning, it is often ignored. Self-directed learning, by definition, is…

Want to add some voom to your vocabulary? Here are 3 words we’d never heard of.

Belgard (bel-GAHRD): n. from Italian bel guardo (lovely look): a kind or loving look. It’s not unusual for a person to give a belgard when they plan to Bogart you. Then again, there are some genuinely kind and loving people in this world and it shines through their eyes. Honestly, I hadn’t heard of this word before but I…