Friday, September 01, 2006

Not Only Are Kids Reading...

they're reading carefully. Persnickety readers caught an error in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Are you ready for this? Hermione gets top results in 11 subjects, even though she's only taking 10.

Where were these readers in my English 102 class? When I was teaching, you could ask them a question about the book that made it clear they hadn't even read the cover of the book, let alone paid close attention to its contents.

Then again, I must admit, Fields of Writing is not exactly Harry Potter.

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