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Many students still lack digital literacy

Many students still lack digital literacy | Teens and Reading | Scoop.it

Despite students' familiarity with social media, many struggle with more complex digital skills like evaluating a reliable source on the Internet.


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This is exactly why school librarians are so necessary!

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Being a Better Online Reader - The New Yorker

Being a Better Online Reader - The New Yorker | Teens and Reading | Scoop.it
Certainly, as we turn to online reading, the physiology of the reading process itself shifts; we don’t read the same way online as we do on paper. Anne Mangen, a professor at the National Centre for Reading Education and Research at the University of Stavanger, in Norway, points out that reading is always an interaction between a person and a technology, be it a computer or an e-reader or even a bound book.

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AugusII's curator insight, February 1, 2015 9:27 PM

BETTER READING LESS BEING DECEIVED PROBABILITY

Linda Mercer's curator insight, February 2, 2015 12:12 PM

I think it's harder to read ebooks than printed books. But what about children wired at the start to read electronically?

Erica Bilder's curator insight, February 6, 2015 4:05 AM

How the medium matters in deep digital reading and how we can improve on it.

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The many benefits of reading [infographic]

The many benefits of reading [infographic] | Teens and Reading | Scoop.it
Everyone knows reading is good, but sometimes we tend to forget about it, especially in view of, well, video screen. National Reading Campaign, a Toronto-b

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Linda Denty's curator insight, November 12, 2013 5:44 PM

Whilst this is sourced from Canada, I suspect the content would be true for most western countries, and should also be the case everywhere in an ideal world.

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The importance of instilling a need to read - Telegraph

The importance of instilling a need to read - Telegraph | Teens and Reading | Scoop.it
Teens who choose to pick up a book for pleasure are more likely to succeed in life, research shows. But getting them to do so isn’t easy, says Jonathan Douglas.

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Elizabeth Hutchinson's curator insight, May 5, 2013 11:20 AM

School Libraries and librarians have a significant roll to play. Many of us realise the importance to stocking non-curriculum based stock as we want students in our libraries. 

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Reading promotion | Services to Schools

Reading promotion | Services to Schools | Teens and Reading | Scoop.it
Reading promotion gives you the chance to raise the profile of books and reading in your school, while at the same time sharing your passion for high-interest titles, favourite authors, and the joy of living a bookish life.

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BJ Neary's curator insight, May 17, 2015 8:42 PM

Thanks to Heather Stapleton, great ideas to keep students reading!!!

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How To Read: Step by Step Instructions to Pleasure Reading

How To Read: Step by Step Instructions to Pleasure Reading | Teens and Reading | Scoop.it
Reading for your own enjoyment takes practice. I know it sounds a little crazy– but folks practice their hobbies all the time and why should recreational reading be any different? It can be hard today to turn off distractions and just read. So here is a practical guide; follow it and you will soon find yourself enjoying reading.

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The Top 10 Historical Fiction/Non-Fiction Pairings for Middle Grade ...

The Top 10 Historical Fiction/Non-Fiction Pairings for Middle Grade ... | Teens and Reading | Scoop.it
While it's certainly not a new idea to pair fiction and non-fiction texts, it's one I've been spending more time thinking about over the past few years in my work with middle grade readers. About three years ago I began to notice ...
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