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Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools
Ways and means of supporting and developing young adult readers.
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Only2Clicks: Read It Online

Honor Gillies of Rowville Secondary College Library says:

"Only2clicks - I use for collecting digital reading sites for those students who appear to be speedily acquiring cyborg status with their computing machines."

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Interactive ebooks take on fiction novels

Interactive ebooks take on fiction novels | Readers Advisory For Secondary Schools | Scoop.it
Chafie Creative Group, based in Dallas, has introduced a new iPad app called Immersedition, the first in what it believes is a new form of interactive book app. The app features as its first title The Survivors, a young adult fiction from new author Amanda Havard, who designed the story to ultimately be an enhanced media experience. The 283-page book, which went on sale earlier this year in print and tells the stories of descendants from participants in the Salem Witch Trial, includes 300 touch points that reveal 500 interactive frames of content embedded in the pages of the book through watermarks.
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Novel approach to literacy | The Sun-Herald newspaper - 29/07/12

Article by Keeli Cambourne on school libraries being transformed to support literacy development in students. Features the changes school libraries are making to accommodate the needs and interest of 21st century learners, incoluding ebook collections, students creating book trailers, National Year of Reading initiatives and supporting struggling and reluctant readers. Also features the benefits of recent refurbishments to these school libraries.


Features three Sydney schools: Roseville College, PLC Sydney, Mount Annan Christian College Currins Hill.
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