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More and more attention is being paid to the advantages and disadvantages of reading digital texts compared to texts on paper.

Here is a beginning list of articles exploring this question. Please feel free to contribute more:

I ran a two-part series on this question at my Education Week Teacher column:

* Reading Digitally vs. Reading Paper

Daniel Willingham, Kristin Ziemke, Lester Laminack and Kimberly Carraway explore that topic of reading digitally compared to reading on paper in this post.

* ‘Children Need Both Paper Books & Digital Texts’

Katie Keier, Stacy Nockowitz, Barbara Paciotti and many readers share their thoughts on the debate between reading digitally or on paper.

The Reading Brain in the Digital Age: The Science of Paper versus Screens is from Scientific American.

Your paper brain and your Kindle brain aren’t the same thing is from PRI.

Books vs. e-books: The science behind the best way to read is from CBS News.

Why Digital Reading Is No Substitute for Print is from The New Republic.

Why digital natives prefer reading in print. Yes, you read that right. is from The Washington Post.

The case against e-readers: Why reading paper books is better for your mind. is from The Washington Post.

Another Tech Tool Claims To Make Online Text More Accessible

What We Still Don’t Know About Digital Reading is from Ed Week.

Statistic Of The Day: Study Finds Reading On Paper Can Be Better Than Reading On A Screen

I’m adding this post to My Best Posts On Books: Why They’re Important & How To Help Students Select, Read, Write & Discuss Them.

Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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