Reading Comprehension, Electronic Texts, and the Digital Divide

What is the nature of literacy in the digital age? For those of us interested in new literacy studies and new literacies, that question is all you need to spark Continue Reading →

Digital Culture & the Future of Educational Publishing

Already in the late 1990s, I heard predictions about the impending doom of educational publishers.  As the first experiments with e-readers and e-books emerged and early online residents discovered the potential Continue Reading →

The Power of Connections in the Digital World: Toward a Literacy of Connectivity?

“Collaboration across Networks.”  That is the second of Tony Wagner’s Seven Survival Skills as described in his 2010 book, Bridging the Global Achievement Gap. As I understand Wagner’s description of Continue Reading →

If you can’t read it, then it can’t influence you = false

If you can’t read it, then it can’t influence you.  That may be true with words and books, but it is not true in a world of images, music and Continue Reading →