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Curating topics around school libraries, information literacy, learning and learning environments.
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Anne Harding Training: Boys’ reading

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Interesting viewpoints to boys' reading!

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Digital Reading on the Rise for Children (With a Qualifier)

Digital reading is rising fast among children ages 6 to 17, but this is not necessarily translating into a greater desire to read, a new Scholastic report says.
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Interesting results in the study, for example how e-readers are effecting the willingness to read for boys.

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Computer screens motivate boys to read | National Literacy Trust

A study has revealed that girls read printed books better than boys, but boys' comprehension skills are the same as girls' when digesting hypertexts.
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A very interesting research from my hometown university! 

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, April 14, 2013 4:13 AM

It doesn't really surprise me that boys read more when reading from computer screens. It's nice that it his report shows that they can be encouraged to read from screens and do better than girls in some instances.