2014 winter living education journal

Winter 2014: Learning Through Literature

Literature opens doors to the world around us as well as to worlds inside our hearts and minds. For children and adolescents just beginning to understand the vast reaches of emotion, literature can expand their perspective and add a richness and depth to their social skills. Reading increases empathyrelieves stress, improves social skills—it’s a veritable “gateway to personal development.”In this issue of Living Education, we bring you articles, resources, crafts, and activities that we hope will enhance your learning and enjoyment of literature. Happy reading! (Click on journal cover for flipbook version.)