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This book has some interesting data, but I get the impression the author had the conclusion before the research.
Dr. Bauerlein pretty much lets the schools off the hook in "The Dumbest Generation" but I believe that the "dumbing down" of the curriculum is the root cause.
It didn't say why we are dumb, just saying that everything we like is adolecent fare, and that we don't read enough.
Contains some interesting statistics although the numbers can be interpreted in more than one way. When reading I can't help feeling like I am listening to my uncle when he is... Read morePublished 1 day ago by claire barnell
This book is basically a bi*** fest. Sounds a lot like when you hear an old person say "back in my day". Read morePublished 5 days ago by JasonR.S.
I'm only 10 pages into reading "The Dumbest Generation" and already I observe that this book has a serious issue with being even marginally legitimate. Read morePublished 1 month ago by DJ MichaelAngelo
Hey, maybe instead of blaming the internet and technology for problems that have actually been declining, people should realize how important technology is. Read morePublished 2 months ago by T.Dunn
My daughter had to read this over the summer to prepare for her AP English class. It did not hold her interest and was a very difficult read. Read morePublished 3 months ago by S. Schwieger
Although I don't agree with the authors view,any book that makes me mad is always entertaining .Published 3 months ago by Aress Almendares
"Twixters [another term for emerging adults] don't read, tour museums, travel, follow politics, or listen to any music but pop and rap, much less do something such as lay out a... Read morePublished 4 months ago by KristyC