Xi Zhu was a famous thinker, educator and poet in the Southern Song Dynasty. He spent most of his life reading, and summarized the “24 words’ tip” of studying: step by step, carefully, modest, observant, hardworking, and critical.That also means that students should study from the shallow to the deep, orderly, understand deeply and repeatedly, have a critical thinking, be good at asking questions and solving problems.
Banqiao Zheng was an outstanding litterateur in Qing Dynasty. His reading method is that: students do not need to read too many books. However, they should choose the most useful books to read. Simultaneously, they should master the key, distinguish between primary and subordinate, understand deeply.
Guofan Zeng was a politician, strategist and litterateur in Qing Dynasty. He advocated that students could not skimp to read. They should be rigorous, thorough, and perseverant.
Qichao Liang was an encyclopedic person. Mr. Liang's ” Young China ” is very popular and immortal. The way he advocated is: 1. glancing over 2. Speculating 3. digesting. At the same time, he also believed students should taking notes while reading.