Reading high-quality fiction may serve a larger purpose than preparing students for college and tests. Several recent studies show that reading great literature makes individuals more empathetic. Here’s a great list of fiction books for kids of all ages, recommended by those who know best — librarians.
By Sara Bernard If we want our education system to adapt to the 21st century, we need to re-imagine the entire thing — not just build more of the same. So claim the thought leaders behind The Learning Society, a concept launched as part of Cisco Systems’ Global Education initiative at the 2010 Learning and [...]