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One method of getting kids to engage reading in different ways is through a tablet-based literature circle.
Don’t understand a word in the text? A single tap on the screen pulls up a dictionary that gives the definition, and another tap returns the reader to the page on which the word appears. If a student is reading about the Great Depression but ha
s no understanding of what that is, the tablet can help.
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If you make it more memorable and you give them a variety of different systems to use to articulate--drawing, web clips--you’re using more aspects of the mind, which makes it a more memorable experience, and it’s more likely they’ll remember information.”
The tablet is used to read an e-book--