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From the Current Issue:
Maybe you're heading back to school next week or the week after that, maybe you're already there. Have you brought your digital device with you? Will your students have their digital devices in hand? Are you ready for digital reading?
The NCTE Definition of 21st Century Literacies
Trends in Digital Learning: Empowering Innovative Classroom Models for Learning: Project Tomorrow and Blackboard Speak Up 2014 National Data, June 2015
Connected Reading: Teaching Adolescent Readers in a Digital World
Check out the Storify of the May #nctechat Reading in the Digital Age with guest hosts Bill Bass (@billbass) and Franki Sibberson (@frankisibberson).
See also this blog post from Bill and Franki.
270,000 Students to Connect over Books with Global Read-Aloud Project
NCTE member Pernille Ripp developed the project that she began with a tweet. Sign up to participate this October 5-13. Curriculum Matters blog, Education Week, July 19, 2015
Five Clever Ideas to Spark Independent Reading by Kids
MindShift, KQED.org, July 22, 2015
"Connecting Students with Shakespeare's Poetry: Digital Creations of Close Reading": English Journal, March 2015
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