Selected Reads

Dark academia

What is dark academia Aesthetic?

1. Definition of dark academia Dark academia is an aesthetic and lifestyle that celebrates the pursuit of knowledge and a nostalgic, romanticized longing for the past. it is “a subculture with a heavy emphasis on reading, writing, learning — and a look best described as traditional-academic-with-a-gothic-edge.” Dark academia typically incorporates … Read more

Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss Books

Dr. Seuss is an iconic children’s author whose books have been captivating the imaginations of young readers for generations. His classic stories are filled with whimsical characters, tongue-twisting rhymes, and silly situations that make learning to read a fun and engaging experience. From Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? to … Read more

Dr Seuss books

Discovering Little-Known Facts About Dr. Seuss

Dr. Seuss was one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time whose books have captivated generations with their vivid illustrations and clever rhymes. From classics such as The Cat in the Hat to posthumous releases like What Pet Should I Get? Dr. Seuss has created an entire world … Read more

I Wish My Teacher Knew, A Summary

In I Wish My Teacher Knew: How One Question Can Change Everything for Our Kids,  author Kyle Schwartz explores the meaningful impact one simple question can have on a student’s life. Schwartz recounts stories of students whose lives were transformed by their teachers asking “What do you wish I knew … Read more

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15 Great Teaching Reading Books

Reading is the foundation of learning. It helps unlock a world of possibilities and learning experiences that are not possible to access otherwise. Not only does it provide learners with valuable knowledge and skills, but the ability to read can open doors to a world of literature, culture, and information … Read more

Review of Talking to Strangers by Malcolm Gladwell

Talking to Strangers was on my wish list for several months before I finally decided to purchase the audible version and listen to it. Something about the book’s title picked my curiosity and it is probably the word ‘strangers’ which, coming from a background of discourse analysis, struck me as … Read more

Sam Harris: Spirituality without Religion

I listened to the audio version of Sam Harris book Waking Up:A Guide to Spirituality without Religion last year (2020) and I came back to it now to further investigate Sam’s conceptualization of spirituality and consciousness. This time, I am motivated by a deeply disturbing experience I am currently going … Read more