Tag Archives: reading

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Does a book by any other platform still smell as sweet?

by Ann My Thai
November 16, 2010

In today’s information-obese world, book reading has become a refuge from my click-happy, easily distracted, multitask-ery. But as books extend their reach into the digital landscape through the Kindle, iPad and the new Barnes & Noble Nook, I have to wonder: Does a book by any other platform still smell … 

39 Clues Times 10 & an Interactive Author Q&A (Today)

by Cooney Center Team
August 30, 2010

39 Clues, Book 10 will be released on August 31, 2010, and kids can converge for a live Q&A with the series’ authors from all 10 books. This highly interactive series includes online and mobile games and is a good model for inspiring kids to enjoy reading.  Tune in today … 

Public Media’s Impact on Young Readers

by Susan B. Neuman
August 20, 2010

Public Media’s Impact on Young Readers Time for a Fresh Look Reprinted from EdWeek with permission from Susan B. Neuman For the average middle-class American, it might be hard to comprehend just how devastating the effects of poverty are on children’s early literacy development. But the social and educational deficits … 

What Makes a Curious Reader?

by Marj Kleinman
July 29, 2010

The Library of Congress, along with the Ad Council, are encouraging parents to read with their children. According to Florida State University, this activity makes children more willing to read and increases the frequency of their reading. They hope to promote a steady daily reading experience for young children, which … 

Story Visit

by Administrator
March 25, 2010

In 2010, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and Nokia Research Center formed a research collaboration to explore ways in which mobile media can support family communication and literacy. Dr. Glenda Revelle, a Senior Fellow at the Cooney Center was the recipient of the Center’s first Nokia-funded research fellowship. The first …