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Explode The idea that reading to learn is not fun

The idea that reading to learn is not fun.

Here’s another area where my students helped me prepare to talk with you. They want you to sit up and realize that reading for learning is fun. They want to learn something. They want to be surprised by “real-life” as well as fantasy. One of the male teachers at my building wanted to pass along the message that he doesn’t waste his time reading anything that isn’t immediately useful. He is constantly reading, just not fiction. I have been given several how-to guides on home improvement, gardening, sewing, and cooking. These are very popular.