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Gigaom | Worldreader counts 500,000 users of its e-reading app on feature phones

Advertisement<p>Worldreader, an NGO that distributes Kindles to students in sub-Saharan Africa, has also been testing a mobile reading app for the past …

The Reading Brain In The Digital Age: The Science Of Paper Versus Screens: Scientific American

In a viral YouTube video from October 2011 a one-year-old girl sweeps her fingers across an iPad's touchscreen, shuffling groups of icons.<p>Read more on www.scientificamerican.com

Literature matters: Does reading make you smarter? | Poverty & Development

In a meeting at the university where I teach, a colleague bemoaned that, after years of research in Writing Studies, no one had yet found a sure path to turn students into good writers. It may not be a magic solution but the answer to the problem is out there: it is reading! The correlation between …

Connected Learning: Tying Student Passions to School Subjects

Ito uses the Harry Potter Alliance to demonstrate how Connected Learning’s can be effective. She says, “the HPA connects young people who are …

Nine Tenets of Passion-Based Learning

By Kimberly Vincent<p>We hear a lot about "passion-based" learning, and although in theory it sounds ideal, there are many factors to consider in …

Do Your Students Read Critically?

Questioning Text<p>Critical reading means that not only does the reader read to obtain the content knowledge (what information or message the author is …

Common Core: Reading, Understanding Analyzing Complex Texts

In my previous post “Common Core: What is a ‘complex text’ anyway?” I wrote about the three aspects of a text that the Common Core measures to …

The Benefits of Educational Blogging

<i>This in an update of older posts about the benefits of educational blogging.</i>2013 is the sixth year that I have maintained a classroom blog. When I …

5 Easy Ways To Reduce Student Stress In The Classroom

How do you make your students feel?<p>Research is starting to show pretty conclusively that the answer to this question can have a profound effect on …