Sunday, March 6, 2016

Digital Storytime

Mitchell, Ruth

Paganelli, Andrea. (2016). Story Time for Learning in a Digital World. Knowledge Quest, 44(3), 8-17.

School librarians can enrich and enliven storytime and engage students with digital storytime.  Kids are growing up in this digital world and don't see the difference between digital books and traditional books.  Using digital books can revitalize traditional storytime.  This article provides tables comparing traditional storytime with digital storytime and links to recommended titles and sources.

Evaluation - I was a naysayer about digital storytime until I read this article; now I am excited to try it. If it will engage those "blase" fifth-graders then it is worth a try!

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