Hawk's Nest

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

Washingtonpost.com: Why Johnny Won't Read

This is a fascinating article on multiple levels. Recovering the desire to read will be key to any educational reform attempted in the coming decades. I don't hold out much hope, however, as a variety of visual mediums like television, video games and the Internet continue to consume the next generation's leisure time, producing ignorance from the inability to interact with ideas thoughtfully.


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