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August 31, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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The Best Resources On Which Is Best – Reading Digitally Or Reading Paper?

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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.

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

August 29, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Q & A Collections: Teacher Leadership”

Q & A Collections: Teacher Leadership is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

It contains links to all the Ed Week posts on teacher leadership that I’ve published over the last five years – in one place!

Here’s an excerpt from one of them:

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I’m adding it to The Best Posts, Articles & Videos On “Teacher Leadership” — Contribute More!

August 27, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“Q & A Collections: Professional Development”

Q & A Collections: Professional Development is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

It includes links to all the Ed Week posts on professional development that I’ve published over the last five years – in one place!

Here’s an excerpt from one of them:

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I’m adding it to The Best Resources On Professional Development For Teachers — Help Me Find More.

August 25, 2016
by Larry Ferlazzo
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“‘Partnering With Parents’ by Asking Questions”

‘Partnering With Parents’ by Asking Questions is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

In it, Luz Santana, Dan Rothstein and Agnes Bain answer a few questions about their new book, “Partnering With Parents To Ask The Right Questions: A Powerful Strategy For Strengthening School-Family Partnerships.”

Here are some excerpts:

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