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.
Adaptive reading program for students and teachers combines reading, conversation, and meaningful analytics
One broadcast journalism teacher uses digital storytelling to share the world with his students, and his students with the world. In the process, he learns the stories of the students as well as their subjects.
Epic! - Unlimited Books for Kids is a digital library and e-reader website and app that makes more than 35,000 children's books available at the touch of a finger.
Ebook and audiobook reading increased over 240% when students connected their Sora classroom reading app to their local public library versus students solely accessing their school collection.
Biblionasium is a social network that allows students to log books, review them, and share or recommend them to fellow kid readers.
Kids visit "reading islands" that organize books by theme (animals, awesome people, and more) and choose books to download to their "backpacks."
While click-bate headlines love to scare parents and educators about the risks of screen time, it’s not that simple.