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Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy

Strategies to Engage the Reluctant Reader
Product code: READER
ISBN: 9781564843586
Published: 2015

Audience: Educators(K–12), library media specialists, parents
Length: 100 pages

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By L. Robert Furman

Reading is fundamental to learning. Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy offers new strategies to inspire and motivate students — even the most reluctant readers. This book gives educators new tactics to help students discover the joys of reading, improve writing and storytelling skills, and expand the use of technology for learning.

Teachers will uncover new methods for integrating traditional teaching strategies with engaging technology to tap into students as creators, innovators and out-of-the-box thinkers. The book is filled with a robust collection of literacy tools and resources to support the transition to digital literacy, including:

  • Custom book lists
  • Virtual book clubs
  • Video and animated book talks
  • Writer’s wikis

 

Educators at all levels can use the resources and instructional methods in this book to boost digital literacy for all students.

About the Author

L. Robert Furman, Ed.D., is an educator, leader, speaker and the author of multiple books, most recently, The Future-Ready Challenge. He has received numerous awards, including being named one of the National School Board Association’s 2015 “20 to Watch” in technology education. He is the principal at South Park Elementary Center near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.