An Update from Shared Reading Knowsley

 

With changes afoot for Shared Reading Knowsley, Helen has all the latest from the project:

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Feeling it: Reading the emotions of others

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Discussions on literature and empathy continue to buzz around The Reader HQ following Obama’s sentiments on reading for empathy, our founder and director Jane Davis reflects on how literature can help us connect with others.

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‘To use and not simply deny negative material’: Shared Reading in action

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This month The Reader features in The Psychologist magazine. CRILS’ Philip Davis discusses Literature in performance, psychology in action.

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Featured Poem: What if you Slept? by Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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This week we have a wonderful Reader Story from Reader in Residence Laragh behind our Featured Poem, What if you Slept? by Samuel Taylor Coleridge.

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The Big Give: Helping people like Betty

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Ahead of the Big Give Christmas Challenge we visited Betty and her Reader Volunteer Julie to find out what Shared Reading can mean to the older people we want to help this Christmas.

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In which classic children’s book do you really belong?

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It’s Children’s Book Week! Find out which classic children’s book character you’re really, most like.

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