I'm very much a print Luddite on this front around Close reading (see almost everything on the playlist including:
But I realize some of the kiddies like e-reading. To those ends I was on an e-mail group where Frank Baker and Dr. Richard Beach shared the following:
Here’s a list of reading apps http://usingipads.pbworks.com/w/page/72062759/5%3A%20AppsI think that annotation apps, like Diigo sticky notes serve to focus students attention on specific aspects of texts for close reading (see attached report in press: Reading & Writing Quarterly); see also http://fusionfinds.wordpress.com/2013/12/10/digital-annotation-tool.../Here’s a list of media apps http://usingipads.pbworks.com/w/page/72077078/9%3A%20AppsNot sure if you know about the FIS Interactive app on this list http://tinyurl.com/klunyky
I'm a print luddite as well, but since the landscape of literacy seems to be shifting in this regard (there are interesting studies on reading comprehension on print vs. tech "platforms"), the young people, they like the new-fangled technology things, and I'll use it when I can. Anything to rent some eye-space from the kids!
As always - in agreement - but still loving me pens :)