Evaluating Digital Children's Books

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Dr. Elizabeth Dobler
As ereaders and other digital devices make their way into classrooms and the hands of young children, educators and caregivers must become more aware of digital book quality. This presentation shares issues of quality and a digital book evaluation rubric, created from input by teachers, librarians, and principals.

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Evaluating Digital Children's Books

  1. 1. Evaluating Digital Children's Books Elizabeth Dobler
  2. 2. deictic
  3. 3. 81% reading on the Kindle supported their reading comprehension Larson, 2013
  4. 4. 81% prefer a Kindle 15% prefer regular print 4% no preference Larson, 2013
  5. 5. Teachers in Training 48% have read an ebook for pleasure 27% have read a digital textbook Dobler, 2013, ALER
  6. 6. Garbage! Monster! Burp! by Tom Watson Axel the Truck by J. D. Riley and Brandon Dorman
  7. 7. reading options user friendliness appropriateness polished appearance
  8. 8. In what ways do ebooks impact our reading process and our view of ourselves as readers?

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