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Actually Achieving Close Reading With Digital Tools

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As we have known for decades, and as advocated for by the International Reading Association, our adolescent readers are more likely to engage with text when they feel connected to the topic, have a choice in the reading materials, and are able to discuss what they have read in both formal and informal settings.

Unfortunately, even with the proliferation of social media and new technologies in our classrooms, many of the students who I have met with over the past school year have still felt a disconnect between the reading they do in school and the reading they do for their own enjoyment.

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Liverpool's libraries mustn't crumble - Liverpool Confidential

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Liverpool's libraries mustn't crumble
Liverpool Confidential
Lodge Lane Library was my local. It was where all my learning began, not in school but in a public space. The shelves were lined with books of all classifications and all ages.
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Books donated in Troy: Gift made in honor of school board member - Towanda Daily Review

Books donated in Troy: Gift made in honor of school board member - Towanda Daily Review | Book Reviews | Scoop.it
Books donated in Troy: Gift made in honor of school board member Towanda Daily Review Review Photo/ERIC HRIN Troy Area School Board Member Dan Martin, center, presented two children's books to the school district this week that were donated in his...
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