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What are children reading?

Posted on 24 Jul 2014 with 0 comments
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Recent research about young people’s reading is indeed very timely in bringing to the fore the reading habits of children who are increasingly reading from different formats. The report is very informative and for busy school Principals, there is a two-page Executive Summary. However, the whole survey report of 15 pages is really worthwhile reading, particularly as it has been clearly written and illustrates the main points graphically. The report is then followed by a large number of tables which allows the reader to analyse the data for their own purposes.


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K-12 digital tools

Posted on 17 Jul 2014 with 0 comments
21st century skills Digital literacy ICT in education Mobile learning Pedagogy Social Media

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A recently released report, The new digital learning playbook: understanding the spectrum of students’ activities and aspirations points out that there is a myriad of different ways K-12 students are using technology to support their learning. The report highlights the views of 325,279 K-12 representing over 9,000 schools across the United States.


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