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Former teacher of the year throws the book at tech in classrooms




"E-Book Between Paper Books"
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Reports have been sounding the death knell of paper books for years now and yet even members of Generation Z--those are the ones coming up behind millennials--who probably don’t remember a time when a book for school didn’t also have a digital component, seem to still have some attachment to the printed page. There’s some research to back that up as well, both scientific and anecdotal.

Guests:

Rebecca Mieliwocki, California Teacher of the Year for 2012 and National Teacher of the Year for 2012; she’s a seventh-grade English teacher at Luther Burbank Middle School in Burbank

Naomi Baron, a professor of linguistics at American University and author of “Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World”