Tag: reading

  • Understanding Why eBooks “Feel Different”

    This is the best explanation I’ve read to-date about how and why ebooks “feel different” than print books for readers. I particularly like the analogy to Google Maps: In contrast [to print books], most screens, e-readers, smartphones and tablets interfere with intuitive navigation of a text and inhibit people from mapping the journey in their…

  • iPad Apps for PreK Aides and Students (Feb 2013)

    This morning I facilitated another 1.5 hour iPad workshop for teacher-aides in Yukon Public Schools who work with PreK students on our elementary campuses. This was the third workshop we’ve had together since these staff members received iPads late last fall.

  • Understanding the value of social media use for literacy development

    Students in my “Technology 4 Teachers” class watched and reflected on the EduTopia Digital Generation Youth Profile video for Cameron┬álast week. I wrote the following as a comment on one of my student’s blogs: ┬áMy favorite quotation from your post was, “If more students like Cameron could find a way to use their technology as…