Clishmaclaver – Brechin High Library Blog

April 10, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Is teen loneliness caused by social media?

Further to previous posts on teenage emotional literacy and well-being, worried parents – and our pupils – might want to read this Guardian opinion piece, Reports claim – and parents worry – that teens are suffering an epidemic of loneliness caused by … Continue reading

March 20, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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5 Proven Ways Reading Can Improve Your Mental Health

Clishmaclaver liked this blog, from bustle.com. Whilst skewed towards contemporary America life, the advice travels well across the pond 😀 – “Reading is certainly not a cure-all for people’s mental health concerns but it can improve overall mental health and provide … Continue reading

March 20, 2017
by Miss Stewart
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Screenagers are struggling to read people’s feelings in real life…

The Empathy Gap – The Sunday Times Magazine A colleague gave me a hard copy of this article this morning, and I’m posting a hyperlink because it’s really very interesting! Parents, pupils, teachers; anyone with an interest in young people’s … Continue reading

September 1, 2016
by Miss Stewart
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Why is reading for pleasure important?

As The Reading Agency states, there is strong evidence linking reading for pleasure and educational outcomes. We know that academic attainment is of vital importance, but the benefits of reading for pleasure go beyond this and stretch throughout a person’s … Continue reading

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