Tag Archives: ebooks

Skimming and immersion in reading…

Also thought-provoking: “What’s important is that they [bookshops] survive, along with libraries, as brick-and-mortar entities. It’s crucial that they’re part of the visible fabric of our lives, as much for this generation as future ones. We learn by what we … Continue reading

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A paperless library

I just came across a blog by Mary E Pearson (author of The Adoration of Jenna Fox) in which she mentions a “New England high school that was going [paper] bookless in their library.” I can’t access the full article myself, … Continue reading

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Benefits to e-books in schools

In an article that describes the how/why of putting e-books on the ‘shelves’ of school libraries, Trish du Temple points out a couple of advantages: – “Loading other documents onto an e-book lending platform, like teacher notes, study guides and … Continue reading

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