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UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) was founded on 16 November 1945. For this specialized United Nations agency, it is not enough to build classrooms in devastated countries or to publish ...

News Releases

Educational Survey Findings: Canadian parents ensure summer learning
2009-06-03
Kumon Math & Reading Centres
A recent Ipsos-Reid survey found that Canadian parents are promoting summer learning activities that can be done as a family. Includes the top-five activities parents encourage with tips from educatio...
Educational Survey Findings: Reading -- The number one summer educational activity
2009-06-03
Kumon Math & Reading Centres
A recent Ipsos-Reid survey found that reading is the top summer learning activity of families with high achieving children. Includes tips from educational specialist, Dr. Donna McGhie-Richmond, on how...

Sources Select Resources

The Guide to Reading
Abbott, Dr. Lyman; Dickenson, Asa Don et. al.
Book
1922
In every home there ought to be books that are friends. In every day, at least in every week, there ought to be some time which can be spent in cultivating their friendship.
1001 Questions and Answers on Orthography and Reading
Hathaway, B.A.
Book
1888
The Burrows Brothers Company
Young Iraqis hope the Written Word can Reinvigorate a New Generation
Arraf, Jane
Article
2014
The Guardian
An informal lending library uses literary heritage to remind young Baghdadis they don't need to emigrate to escape daily travails.

Sources Bookshelf

Don't Forget!
Easy Exercises for a Better Memory At Any Age
Lapp, Danielle C.
Book
1987
Exercises for memory training.
The Guide to Reading
Abbott, Dr. Lyman; Dickenson, Asa Don et. al.
Book
1922
In every home there ought to be books that are friends. In every day, at least in every week, there ought to be some time which can be spent in cultivating their friendship.
A History of Reading
Manguel, Alberto
Book
1996
An exploration of what it means to be a reader of books.
The Library at Night
Manguel, Alberto
Book
2006
The Library at Night tells the story of the important role of libraries in human civilization and how books are an essential link between the individual and the world.
A Reader on Reading
Manguel, Alberto
Book
2010
A collection of essays addressing the importance of reading and writing books in our journey of self-discovery and exploration of the world.
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nafisi, Azar
Book
2003
Reading Pictures
A History of Love and Hate
Manguel, Alberto
Book
2000
A meditation on the questions we ask ourselves when standing in front of a piece of art.
The Woman Reader
Jack, Belinda
Book
2012
Belinda Jack's history of women's reading and the ceaseless controversies it has inspired, explores what and how women of widely differing cultures have read through the ages.

Media

BookTelevision: The Channel
Spotlights fiction, non-fiction, erotica, psychology, cookbooks, sports writing, poetry, drama, movies, political speechwriting, journalism, advertising, websites, comics, children's lit, the popular ...
J'aime Lire
Stories, games and comics for school-age children.


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