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Educational Resource: PBS Parents

I’ll be the first to admit that I am no expert in reading or in child development. I’ve always made it a priority to apportion some of my reading life to books and websites on education and reading. 183 more words

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We are five in a library!

It is almost two weeks since most students including mine, went on their August holiday. So I got curious how their typical day been like, what time are they waking up and 495 more words

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Down memory lane with writer Kunzang Choden

I consider myself very privileged and fortune to be able to interview Bhutan’s first woman writer in English, Kunzang Choden, at her hometown in Tang, Bumthang, earlier this July. 74 more words

Awesome End to a Not So Awesome Week

Last week was HECTIC! By Wednesday, I was exhausted and the weekend still seemed far away.

Friday finally came. I had been looking forward to attending the Abuja Literary Society’s (ALS) Book Jam all week because Okechukwu Oflili (How Stupidity Saved My Life) was going to be there to read from his book ‘How Intelligence Kills’. 519 more words

Literary Nest Building 101

When I said the final goodbyes to my students in June, it was goodbye to a group of children I have shared a classroom with for two or three years. 1,005 more words


Why most youth prefer English books over Dzongkha?

We recently conducted a survey to find out reading habits of students in central and western Bhutan.
A total of 200 students were asked to fill in a questionnaire, comprising of 10 basic questions on reading. 92 more words

Wanna Hide Something From a Kenyan? Hide it in a Book!

By now, we’ve all heard that Kenya’s reading culture is lacking. The debate on the reasons why we don’t read has been going on in restaurant corners, literary cocktails, events and the like. 346 more words