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Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Reading in the Digital Age

Did Christopher Columbus bring cell phones to the Indians? Apparently not. A digital librarian used this example of a seriously flawed Internet article to teach school children a healthy respect for the information and disinformation found on the Internet. This is the third of three articles in the NYT about reading in the digital age.

Previous articles [1 2] examined the debate over the value of reading on the Internet versus reading in print and how educators are using video games as bait to lure children to read.

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