Researchers have long noted an advantage for print texts versus digital ones, but many questions remain about why the screen inferiority effect occurs
Audiobooks have grown increasingly popular but some educators are still hesitant to encourage their use. This may be a mistake.
Convenient and accessible ebooks are likely to be a bigger part of school reading programs going forward as they help boost equity and promote literacy.
Children ages 1 to 8 were less likely to comprehend ebooks than print books unless the ebook had effective enhancements.
One resource that educators can consider sharing with families is Scholastic's free Summer Read-A-Palooza program.