How To Get Teens Excited About Reading And Writing (Guest Post)

Reading and writing are essential skills that students mostly learn from school. Unfortunately, because of this, many students only associate it with study environment, homework, and essays which gives it a negative connotation. If you hang around as many youngsters as I do, you’ll notice that few teens get as excited about reading a book as they would about watching a show on Netflix or going to the movies.

It’s crucial to not just force young people to read and write through tedious assignments. As an educator, you should actually get them to fall in love with the art and craft. Without that love, the students will never read again when they aren’t forced to.

Here are a few proven ideas that can help your students or teens fall in love with reading and writing. If you are a student yourself and you struggle with written assignments at college, these great tips will definitely help you write and read with more ease and joy. 

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How to Choose the Perfect Bookbinding: Hardcover or Paperback?

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Do you pay attention to the type of bookbinding when choosing a textbook or a blank notebook? Books come in different formats and binding styles, but does it even matter? Surprisingly, it does! Bookbinding affects the price of your textbook (you will learn what type of binding to get to save money) as well as the book’s durability and functionality. If it is a hard toil just to place the textbook on the table, you might not study it with the same enthusiasm as a volume that lays nicely on your desk. In the end, the type of binding influences the quality of your studies and impacts your budget! Learn how to choose the perfect binding for your textbooks and make a binding for a notebook yourself! 

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How to choose the perfect notebook for yourself

Are you familiar with the situation when you spend hours searching for a notebook that matches your needs? We certainly are! Anyone can go crazy from the number of different notebooks — all those various colors, paper types, sizes… Lucky for our blog readers, BooksRun is going to add brand new notebooks in stock. It is important for us to know your preferences, so we made a list of the most popular notebook types — now you can choose your favorite! It’s totally up to you to decide what kind of notebook would be a perfect match for your needs.

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Cheap Textbooks and How to get Textbooks for Free

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(Buy and Sell textbooks for the same price)

It’s a common fact that a lot of students are not so eager to spend a lot of money on textbooks, especially on textbooks that they know they’ll need for just one semester. That’s why as students, we’ve been able to find easy ways out of this dilemma in which we end up not having to spend a fortune on textbooks. The Internet is a very helpful tool that has provided us with various means of solving our book problems; such as textbook rental, buying used hand-me-downs, comparing online prices, as well as the famous buyback services that are offered by Booksrun as well. The outrageously high prices of textbooks, as well as education fees, has caused students to try to save as much money as they can by buying and selling used college books

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BooksRun on How Students Can Make Money with Used Textbooks

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In the last decades, the price of textbooks has increased at a drastic rate, adding up to students’ financial burden. Moreover, new editions of textbooks are issued every year, making the old ones useless. This policy leaves students with no other choice but to purchase these over-priced new editions.

There are, however, several ways that allow students to cope with the increasing prices. First, the online platforms and bookstores that enable students to rent books for a certain period made college textbooks more accessible. Second, students often tend to buy used textbooks or e-books, which are way cheaper than brand new hardcopies from a local college bookstore. Here we will explore how these textbook platforms work and what are the secrets of selling and buying college books online.

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7 Important Tips for Selling Used Textbooks Online

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If you are a student and you had to purchase expensive textbooks in the past, then most likely you will know how daunting it is to sell your textbooks after you have finished your course! Despite certain inconveniences, you should always remember that selling your used textbooks will declutter your space at home and will let you earn some extra cash along the way! Below is the information that you need to consider when you are thinking about where to sell your old textbooks online.

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Best Time To Sell Your Textbooks

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As a regular student most of the time you are in the position when you need money to cover up your running costs at the college or to save up some money for vacation traveling. One of the simplest options to earn extra cash available to you as a student is to sell your textbooks to marketplaces and buyback companies. Now it is quite a popular service and a lot of students have heard about it.

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How to get Textbooks for Free (Buy and Sell textbooks for the same price)

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It’s a common fact that a lot of students are not so eager to spend a lot of money on expensive textbooks, especially on textbooks that they know they’ll need for just a semester. That’s why as students, we’ve been able to find easy ways out of this dilemma in which we end up not having to spend a fortune on textbooks. The Internet is a very helpful tool that has provided us with various means of solving our book problems; such as renting textbooks, buying used hand-me-downs, comparing online prices, as well as the famous buyback services that a lot of websites such as Booksrun offer. The outrageously high prices of textbooks, as well as education fees, have caused students to try to save as much money as they can by buying and selling textbooks. Buying and selling textbooks is a popular thing amongst students and it’s pretty much the most profitable means of earning extra money. Although, sometimes it may not be as easy as it seems. It takes practice and experience to master the art of book scouting and once you become a pro you might even be able to buy and sell textbooks for the same price. That means not losing any money at all! Here are some helpful tips you’ll need to consider.

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Anti-Counterfeit Best Practices

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The battle of publishers and textbook distributors against counterfeit books has been going on for quite some time now. Various laws and measures are being taken in order to prevent the distribution of counterfeit books, nevertheless, there are still many of them circulating on the market. Counterfeit books are seen as an illicit business in which criminals thrive; by making second-hand physical copies of books without authorization and then selling them off either directly to students or to textbook distributors. In most cases, they sell them at cheaper rates than the original ones.

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What to Do with Old Textbooks: Where to Donate Textbooks, Sell, and Recycle

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If you are a book lover like me or a student, the chances are that you have large stockpiles of books lying around your house which you no longer find useful and want to get rid of. You might want to give them away for a good cause, sell them for some quick cash or just plan on making some space in your shelves; no matter why you want to do it, there are many ways to get rid of your old books.

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