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Source:  https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2017/03/children-prefer-real-books-to-screens-when-they-read/?utm_content=buffer8384f&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

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21st Century Reading Skills

Posted: 28/02/2017 by broadyesl in digital reading, reading, Uncategorized

BroadyELT

Read “Learning to Read Today: Emojis, Photos, and More” at http://wpblog.neuronetlearning.com/2017/02/learning-to-read-today-emojis-photos/

Excerpt:

In sum, this research gives educators insight into the power of interest to drive learning and comprehension, not only of the visual mode, but also of traditional printed materials used when learning to read and in academics overall. Engagement is a key component to effort and achievement.

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Practical tips that can be found here:  http://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/01/24/sneaky-students-reading-technology/?ps=cbroady0%40georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec

Read “Response: Reading Digitally vs. Reading Paper” at http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2016/05/response_reading_digitally_vs_reading_paper.html?cmp=eml-eb-popweek+06032016

From:  Edutopia

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Excerpt:

Three unintended benefits:

  1. My digital annotations and readings became searchable, even with my rudimentary technique of copy-and-pasting text into Word docs.
  2. Computer-based reading gave me quick access to reference materials. I could instantly gain additional information to support my comprehension.
  3. Readings, notes and annotations could be shared in order to collaborate with colleagues.