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.
Educators are thought of as parental figures in school. We trust them to nurture our kids, to impart important ideas about the world and how to negotiate it — at least during school hours. The division of labor is expected from both sides. Educators want parents to be active participants in their children’s learning, and [...]