Makers, iPads, and Ketchup: Digital Services for Children
For some time now there has been a growing concern about digital learning for children. Is it good for young learners to engage with reading and literacy development through eBooks on digital devices? What might children be losing when they learn to read by swiping digital screens on different sized devices instead of turning pages of printed books? Long the bastions of literacy, many libraries are feeling compelled to offer digital devices and eBooks for young readers.
An example of an e-library for children's books includes the California-based MagicBlox. MagicBlox recently offered a $38 lifetime access fee as a promotional... Read more