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6 Way to Improve Reading Comprehension

Friday, January 27, 2023

Whether you’re an adult or a child, a teacher or a parent, understanding the importance of reading comprehension is indispensable. Diving into a good book, fully soaking in what you’re learning at school, or even achieving regular goals throughout your day – they all come down to reading comprehension and the way you contextualize a message. OxfordOWL defines reading comprehension as “the ability to read text, process it and understand its meaning.

Wuthering Heights: Host the Best Club Event Inspired by This Tumultuous Story

Sunday, January 22, 2023

Is the ultimate classic Wuthering Heights the next book on the list of your book club? Are you brainstorming creative ideas to host a book club event that will stay unforgettable? In this blog post, we’ll be discussing inspiring book club ideas that will make Wuthering Heights come to life in your book club meetings. From brain-squeezing questions to food-themed gatherings, we have the perfect ideas for a night of reading and lively discussion about Emily Brontë’s timeless masterpiece.

Tips to Host the Best Book Club Event on Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

Saturday, January 21, 2023

If you're looking for an enjoyable way to explore the beloved novel by Charles Dickens, you've come to the right place. We'll discuss everything from Pip's adventures to Miss Havisham's strange lifestyle - and anything in between! Whether you're a long-time fan or are new to the world of Dickens, we invite you to join us for creative ideas for your book club about this classic work of literature.

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Friday, January 20, 2023

Are you interested in seeing your work appear on JournalOwl's Blog? If you have an exciting topic about self-development, critical thinking, faith, or life in general - we would love to review it!

The Great Gatsby: How to Host a Gatsby-Themed Book Club to Remember

Monday, January 16, 2023

Are you looking for a unique and memorable way to discuss F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel The Great Gatsby? Hosting a Gatsby-themed book club is the perfect way to explore the themes of this iconic American novel. In this blog post, we'll briefly summarize and extrapolate the key lessons of this timeless book, provide some tips and ideas on how to organize a Gatsby-themed book club, and the types of questions you can ask to get the conversation started.

How to Cultivate Critical Thinking Skills

Thursday, January 12, 2023

Critical thinking is the ability to reason objectively and rationally. It's more than just knowing how to do math or memorizing facts—it involves analyzing information in a way that helps us make better decisions. Without this ability, we risk being led astray and believing fictitious information. It could hinder our progression and impact problem-solving.

5 Steps to Fostering Your Critical Thinking Skills

Tuesday, January 10, 2023

It’s easy common to assume you just don’t like critical thinking; spending time figuring out a problem or exploring a topic in a new way can be intimidating. You might be interested to find that this is actually an acquired skill. For those that don’t have natural critical thinking tendencies, you can foster this ability through practice.

Why Start a Book Club at Work?

Monday, January 9, 2023

Have you ever wanted to read more? Perhaps you have a million books on your nightstand that you’ve never opened? Reading can reveal a world of knowledge and exploration, but many of us don’t have the time to fit it into our daily lives. Starting a book club at work is an excellent way to stick to your reading goals while strengthening your skills and the bond with the members of your business.

Ending the Cycle of Addiction

Monday, January 9, 2023

Addiction is a chronic disorder characterized by the compulsive use of a substance or engagement in a behavior despite negative consequences. It can have significant physical, mental, and social effects on an individual. It can lead to physical and mental health issues, financial problems, and strained relationships with loved ones. It can also interfere with an individual's ability to function in everyday life, such as by impacting their work performance or ability to fulfill responsibilities.

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