Monthly Archives: August 2010

Ageless Body, Timeless Mind: The Quantum Alternative to Growing Old by Deepak Chopra

Interesting.  Deepak pulls together a lot of information (medical, holistic, psychological, etc.) regarding the lengthily of life all dressed with in spiritual descriptions.  I didn’t learn much more then I already knew and didn’t feel the book was that compelling.  … Continue reading

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The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton My rating: 5 of 5 stars I found the Age of Innocence to be an incredibly beautiful book. It has been a long time since I’ve read anything so masterfully written. It is … Continue reading

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I Read It, but I Don’t Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers By Cris Tovani

Nice professional reading for teachers of all content areas.  The work features great explanations, descriptions and application suggestions of reading strategies for adolescent students.  These strategies are nothing radical new, but are excellently presented from a practicing teachers point of … Continue reading

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Attila by William Napier

An interesting and fun reading.  I enjoyed Christopher Hart’s (aka William Napier) wonderful writing style.  He balances a nice rich descriptive narrative with an ease of reading.  Educators might consider the book for students (9-12) as a supplement to their … Continue reading

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The Movie Inception — Great Movie, But The Idea is Not a New One

I recently viewed the movie Inception and enjoyed it much.  With out reveling too much of the plot it involves the uncertainty of reality as it relates to dreams.  The plot is intricate and well written and I was surprised … Continue reading

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