Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Top Ten Word Lists

With thanks to my frined Carla Beard at Web English Teacher (a totally fantastic resource), I offer you these lists of words. I am completely fascinated by words. As Wittgenstein said, "The limits of my language mean the limits of my world."

Top Ten Word Lists

Your Brain On Fiction

I love to read. I love to encourage my students to read. I have always intuitively felt that readsing enlarged me, made me a more well-rounded person. Here is a link to an article that shows how brain scientists are discovering that fiction reading really does improve how we think and interact with others.

Your Brain on Fiction
Published: March 17, 2012