If education still stimulated the desire to read, all the statistics on reading would be shooting up. Only high marks decide the future of their children.
Some print lovers have taken heart from the recent troubles of the TV networks or from the fact that the amount of time the average American family keeps the TV on each day, as measured by Nielsen, finally leveled off in the mids -- at about seven hours a day.
He calls people who do not read "self-handicapped" and says, "A person who doesn't read books is only half-alive. How can we expect them to develop a reading habit?
Those looking for information were restricted to the latter two. Never Letting Go Off Weed Weed is one of the things which has captivated the minds of many young people. Books already have found some new functions for themselves -- as reference manuals, for example.
Publishers, in fact, are churning out more and more of them: It has been believed that avid readers tend to have a better grasp on realities and are known to be better judges of people.
Instead, reading, like eating broccoli, has now become something that we feel we should do always a bad sign. People prefer to spend money on something else than spending on books. Some have brought their own tapes, some doze, most stare up at a small movie screen.
Reading still plays and, for the foreseeable future, will continue to play, a crucial role in our society. But then, while we were still getting used to having this perky new friend in our bedrooms, a second wave hit.
But today, in an age when browsing the net, playing with funky handsets and passing non-stop SMS seem to be the order of the day. It is a wonder that we manage to find the time to read even as much as we do. People then did not read quite so much, and their reading material was not quite so exemplary as those pining for a lost golden age suggest.
For them reading books is a waste of time! As anyone who has seen that rare thing, a letter written by a student, knows, young people today often have considerable difficulty filling a page with clear, exact sentences.
The fourth communications revolution -- ours -- began, perhaps, with the experiments of Samuel Morse, Guglielmo Marconi and Thomas Edison in the 19th Century, and it has been picking up steam ever since.
When people started writing, they didn't quit talking.A writer at Youth ki Awaaz, Jhalak Aggarwal blames patience to be the main factor behind our loss of interest in reading. Somewhere down the line, we have lost our commitment to these hard pages that we so eagerly used to stare at.
Reviving the habit of reading among youth - To reintroduce this habit among the youth, Smt Savitridevi Thirani Vidya Mandir High School. Loss Of Reading Habit Among The Youth. Movies Help in Promoting Reading among the Youth of Today “I find television very educating.
Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into t he other room and read a book.” (Groucho Marx).
Well, with bad habits like these, can we ever trust the youth to take charge of their life? Most college students use their parents' money to indulge in weed and cigarettes.
They set up a bad example for the other innocent kids who look up to them. 20 Reasons for Decline in Reading Habit. W. Somerset Maugham said, “To acquire the habit of reading is to construct for yourself a refuge from almost all miseries of life.” Reading habit has been a great help in developing knowledge.
Abstract: Reading habit is the most effective way of developing reading skill among youth and it can improve their academic performances and become better people in the society.
The study title “ An assessment of reading.Download