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Apr 28

Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens (2015)

Posted on April 28, 2016 at 9:06 AM by Brian Herder


Tap Click Read

Tap, Click, Read: Growing Readers in a World of Screens (2015)


Lisa Guernsey and Michael H. Levine

Jossey-Bass

978-1-119-09189-9

  • 'Tap, Click, Read... transforms technology from a distraction into a partner...'

    The wasted potential of millions of our children, including extremely low literacy rates, represents the greatest public health crisis facing our country and our country’s future. Tap, Click, Read, determined to help change this, transforms technology from a distraction into a partner in its wonderfully-written mission to ensure that all our children can reach their potentials.

    Dana Suskind, MD. University of Chicago. Co-Author Thirty Million Words, Building Your Child's Brain.
  • 'An invaluable resource...'

    An invaluable resource for any parent, educator or policymaker interested in harnessing the potential and power of media and new technologies to support young children’s learning.

    Diana Mendley Rauner, Ph.D, President, Ounce of Prevention Fund and First Lady, Commonwealth of Illinois
  • '...illuminating and exciting.'

    Teachers, parents and anyone interested in the potential role of interactive technology for children’s learning will find that this book covers all of the important issues exceptionally well. Tap, Click Read’s descriptions of new creative cutting edge efforts is especially illuminating and exciting.

    Barry Zuckerman, MD, FAAP, Professor of Pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine
  • '...a provocative and inspiring guide...'

    For anyone committed to increasing social equity, this book is a provocative and inspiring guide, illuminating how the rapidly changing sea of media and technologies surrounding us both creates and dissolves hurdles for people and communities struggling with access to opportunity. Guernsey and Levine invite–and challenge–readers to embrace a new role as co-creators at its dawn of an innovative learning ecosystem that can transform our ability to create children who succeed as the readers, thinkers and learners of tomorrow.

    Kim Syman, Managing Partner, New Profit