Reading Has Increased


In the previous post it was noted how difficult reading was to do in the current climate of anxiety and fear regarding coronavirus. However, the link below is to an article reporting on the surge in reading during the pandemic.

For more visit:
https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/may/15/research-reading-books-surged-lockdown-thrillers-crime

It’s Difficult to Read at the Moment


The link below is to an article that looks at why it’s so difficult to read a book at the moment.

For more visit:
https://www.vox.com/culture/2020/5/11/21250518/oliver-j-robinson-interview-pandemic-anxiety-reading

The New ‘Read Along’ App


The links below are to articles that takes a look at Google’s new ‘Read Along’ app, designed to assist kids learning to read.

For more visit:
https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2020/05/googles-new-read-along-app-can-help-elementary-school-kids-improve-their-reading-skills/
https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-read-along-teach-kids-how-to-read/
https://goodereader.com/blog/spotlight-on-android/google-read-along-helps-kids-read-books-during-the-pandemic