Digital Text and Comprehension
How Digital Text Can Be Useful For Reading Comprehension
Digital vs. Print Text
Link to Herold article discussing challenges in digital reading.
What is important for teachers and caregivers to be aware of is that you cannot hand a student an e-reader and expect them to know how to take advantage of the features it offers without teaching them first. Just like you can't give a child a book and expect them to be able to read it without being taught how to read. Teachers should teach their students how to utilize different mediums of text and the benefits that come with these different text. If this is done, then there is not much difference in the comprehension of these different text.
This button links to an article on scholastic.com discussing the use of digital books in the classroom.