Teaching Teens—and Ourselves—to Be Mindful, Connected Readers

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Author: Lorna Collier

Summary: This short article outlines the findings of Troy Hicks and Kristen Hawley Turner’s Connected Reading: Teaching Adolescent Readers in a Digital World. The book uses survey data and in-depth interviews to explore the reading lives of middle- and high-school students, and the ways teachers are using technology to connect school reading to adolescents’ reading worlds.