Lost Art of Reading Aloud

The New York Times has a wonderful editorial by Verlyn Klinkenborg titled Some Thoughts on the Lost Art of Reading Aloud. It certainly has resonated with plenty of people – it’s the top title in the most popular list. Here’s how it starts:

Sometimes the best way to understand the present is to look at it from the past. Consider audio books. An enormous number of Americans read by listening these days — listening aloud, I call it. The technology for doing so is diverse and widespread, and so are the places people listen to audio books.

Read the rest on the NYT website – and then put on the headphones and head out for a springtime walk!



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About the Author:

Mary Burkey is a National Board Certified teacher-librarian in the Olentangy School District in Columbus, Ohio. Follow her on Twitter at @mburkey.

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