Posted on 03/23/2021 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
Whether you prefer your books in print, electronic, or audio, you’ll likely agree that the experience is different from medium to medium.
Naomi Baron, professor emerita of linguistics at American University, acknowledges that reality and explores its significance in a recently published book, How We Read Now: Strategic Choices for Print, Screen and Audio.
And along with other experts, she discusses the real-life applications of such differences when it comes to children’s reading development in an article in the New York Times.
In particular, they share advice on how parents can ensure their children are absorbing what they read and how to handle the screen/print balance, especially in the remote-learning era.
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