Reading is key to developing your understandings of what makes good academic writing. Anthropologist Ruth Behar (2020) suggests that academic writers shouldn’t stop at the classic texts in their discipline, but also read other genres. She says We need to read poetry to understand silences and pauses. To challenge the oppression of punctuation. To learn how to make […]… Learn more.
When you begin the PhD you will be told to read, and read a lot. But you’ll find not any old approach to reading will do. It’s a particular kind of reading that’s expected. So it’s important to get a grip on th… Learn more.
Tomi Ungerer's Giant of Zéralda has become what we call a classic for young people. Criticized by adults, when it was published in 1971 in L'École des loisirs because it challenged the codes and laws of illust… Learn more.
Neuroscience has established a clear link between music and language acquisition. To put it simply, learning music in the early years of school can help children lay the foundations of reading. In the brain, neur… Learn more.