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Digital vs Print Books

Digital vs Print Books

  It’s important for adults to interact with children while they’re using digital media, something that comes naturally while reading a book together (pausing to make a comment or ask a question) but happens less often with videos or apps. Paul urges adults to pose open-ended questions about electronic material and ask children to describe what’s happening in their own words.

Too Soon? The Low-Down on Digital Content, What’s Appropriate, At What Age, and Some Props for Print Books, by Annie Murphy Paul in School Library Journal, July 2014