The Digital Reader

The Digital Reader

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The rapidly increasing availability and low cost of e-book technology make it perfect for schools and educators looking to expand their resources for readers. This book introduces the unique features that have established e-books as a powerful, effective learning tool for all grade levels and for students with special needs. It includes descriptions and illustrations of the most popular e-book formats and programs, as well as dozens of practical ideas for using e-books for reading instruction, personal productivity, and curricular enrichment. Brimming with interactive lesson ideas, teaching tips, and online resources, this book is a must-have for teachers in all content areas as well as library media specialists. Descriptions of the most popular and affordable e-book devices, software, and content for educators Guidelines for accessing free digital library resources available on the Web and for creating your own e-books using basic software tools Strategies for using the annotation, reference, and hyper text capabilities of electronic text to promote active reading Comprehensive index Also available: Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms - ISBN 1564842339 Interactive Videoconferencing: K-12 Lessons That Work - ISBN 1564842517One of the biggest success stories concerning stand-alone e-book hardware in schools has been the LeapPad (Figure ... TEACHERa#39;S DEVICE BOOKS DEVICE COST OF BOOK INTERACTION MANUAL LeapPad 170+ -$35 $7-15 Pen touch anbsp;...

Title:The Digital Reader
Author:Terence W. Cavanaugh
Publisher:ISTE (Interntl Soc Tech Educ - 2006


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