Can we talk about how to learn to read with different purposes in mind?
This article has me thinking about how do those who educate about reading teach reading BY FORMAT.
Reading by screen and print may present different levels of concentration AND comprehension.
How do we teach and learn by the format? What tools do you use to get the most out of reading a screen? Are you still a print, highlighter, stick note reader?
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A research article, report, and news story featuring @mahoganybooks address this urgent crisis.
Free access to libraries doesn't remedy this scenario either. The Urban Education article states "...this national survey found that only 8% of low-income families reported having taken advantage of library resources."
How can libraries think out outreach differently?
There are numerous community advocates, like @brotherswithbooks (interview and podcast in bio link) who are addressing the problem locally.
What needs to happen differently to create Book Oases in underserved areas?
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Access to book desert information in this post is available in the linktree above.
Black male Literacy Research...
This is an important article summarizing past research themes and what future areas of research are needed.
School Library Journal shares How Educators are using audiobooks in new ways to teach material and help students build literacy skills
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