These seven educational apps to explore American literature provide you with an opportunity to read some of the literature on your smartphone or tablet and also offer commentary, analysis and other resources to make sense of it all.
Is traditional reading and writing enough to be considered literate in the 21st century? We need to rethink our notion of critical literacy, develop authentic learning and assessment opportunities, upgrade and amplify our curriculum.
T.H.E. Journal asked educators for the most creative storytelling apps available, and we did a little digging on our own, too. The tools and apps we found turn students into novelists, artists, and moviemakers.
As parents and educators, we must look for ways for children to read -- including the iPad, Kindle and NOOK. Since the reading experience is different, let's think through how to best use this technology for learning purposes.