Digital Text is Changing How Kids Read—Just Not in the Way That You Think

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Digital Text is Changing How Kids Read-Just Not in the Way That You Think

Cognitive scientist Daniel T. Willingham said that digital devices aren’t changing the way kids read in terms of actual cognitive processes-putting together letters to make words, and words to make sentences. In fact, Willingham is quick to point out that in terms of “raw words,” kids are reading more now than they were a decade ago (thanks mostly to text messaging).

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