Using of technology to promote reading
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View either the HTML or PDF versions of this article, taken from the June 2012 issue of Teacher-Librarian magazine.
"The article discusses the use of technology in reading promotion. Methods of reading promotion, including booktalks, online book trailers, and recording a book promotion for school announcements are explored. Reports on elementary, middle, and high school students' personal reading time from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) are provided. Ways teacher librarians can create a booktalk, the website http://booktrailersforall.com, and mental images caused by book trailers are also discussed."