Helping Young Readers in a Digital World
Which do you prefer, reading on a screen or on paper? Do you think there’s a difference in how much you retain between the two mediums? In light of the increasing use of screen-reading (tablets, e-readers, phones etc…), it’s crucial to understand how screen reading impacts readers. In this article, we look at what research has to say on how technology may be shaping children’s reading habits and what this means for emergent readers.