E-Readers in the Lives of Families with Young Children

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Playcollective’s Research Manager Kara Liebeskind, Ph.D. guest blogs on Kidscreen’s Bridging the Gap.  In the post “He Reads, She Reads, E-reads”, Kara examines and summarizes data presented in a series of research studies, which analyze family ownership of e-readers and how these digital tools are incorporated into family routines. Findings from this research reveal that parents: allow children to have choice when selecting content along with variety of other sources, use print books to read to their children along with e-books and are more willing “to pay for eBooks that have enhanced features.”

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