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ERIC Number: EJ922991
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Nov-1
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 29
ISSN: ISSN-0362-8930
Meeting Readers where They Are: Mapping the Intersection of Research and Practice
Gordon, Carol
School Library Journal, v56 n11 p32-37 Nov 2010
The reading patterns and habits of young and old are changing as reading migrates from the printed page to the computer screen. Now, new forms of expression such as remixes and mash-ups are emerging from interactive digital environments. How can school librarians help students read with understanding in dynamic digital environments? How can they anticipate the help young people need to successfully negotiate new forms of reading? Examining current reading practices--and the underlying research-based beliefs that may or may not guide those practices--can not only help improve work today, but it can also help create future practices. But are current practices working? Some beliefs are mythical, while others are based on research. How can one tell the difference? This article presents the seven most prevalent beliefs about reading examined in the light of previous research.
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Language: English
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