Reflections and Resources for Your Christmas Season
A collection of articles to see you through the holiday season For many of us, the Christmas holidays are a time to relax and reflect on another year’s passing. However, it’s a time laden with so much expectation and tradition that some can struggle. For those who find the holiday season tough going, please hang…
Resources for Dyslexia Awareness Week 2022
Breaking through barriers to reading, learning, and success. It’s Dyslexia Awareness Week 2022, and this year’s theme of Breaking Through Barriers is appropriate, since dyslexia is still too much of a barrier to success for too many. Dyslexia is a neurological difference. It affects people in different ways and to different degrees of severity. Although…
Good Advice for Kindle Readers
With Amazon Prime Day upon us again, you might be tempted to pick up a bargain Kindle. Here are some sources of advice to help you make the most of your device I’ve been busy writing and updating articles for Make Use Of on various aspects of Kindle ownership. Here are my articles: 10 Kindle…
10 brilliant ways to get your kids reading
by a former school librarian The latest National Literacy Trust research on literacy in the UK has revealed some uncomfortable facts for parents, guardians and educators. Only 1 in 2 (47.8%) children and young people said they enjoy reading in early 2020. Yet possessing good literacy skills unlocks a world of possibilities for our kids.…
7 tips for reading more fiction
Do you ever get frustrated by those people who share massive stacks of books on their social media accounts and say this is the reading they’ve done THAT MONTH?! How do these people find so much time to read fiction? And wouldn’t you like to be able to find the time? Read on for some…
Lost your reading mojo?
But reading fiction remains one of the best methods for switching off from your troubles for a while. If you have lost your love of reading fiction, here are some simple tips for recovering that mojo.