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Research in the Schools Vol. 19, No. 1 (2012) pp. 75–81
The rapid emergence of the Internet is having an historic impact on literacy practices and on the very nature of literacy itself. Each article in this issue has articulated these changes. Each brings a unique and important perspective to its...
Educational Forum Vol. 76, No. 4 (2012) pp. 421–424
All students must start learning new literacies skills early if they are to gain the skills they will need as adults. Integrating these skills into classroom instruction at a young age is especially important for economically disadvantaged students. ...
Income Inequality and the Online Reading Gap: Teaching Our Way to Success With Online Research and Comprehension
Reading Teacher Vol. 68, No. 6 (March 2015) pp. 422–427
A recent study in "Reading Research Quarterly" provided evidence that an online reading achievement gap, based on income inequality, exists that is separate and independent from the well-known achievement gap in offline reading. This...
Reading Research Quarterly Vol. 50, No. 1 (2015) pp. 37–59
Is there an achievement gap for online reading ability based on income inequality that is separate from the achievement gap in traditional, offline reading? This possibility was examined between students in two pseudonymous school districts: West...
Donald J. Leu; J Gregory McVerry; W Ian O'Byrne; Carita Kiili; Lisa Zawilinski; Heidi Everett-Cacopardo; Clint Kennedy; Elena Forzani
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 55, No. 1 (September 2011) pp. 5–14
This commentary explores a central issue for our times, online reading comprehension. It first defines three issues that have largely gone unnoticed as the Internet enters our classrooms: (1) literacy has become deictic; (2) effective online...