Study Shows Benefits of E-Books for Boys
According to a survey of nearly 500 pupils at 40 schools across the United Kingdom, boys’ reading levels improved by an average of approximately 8 months after switching to e-readers. Research also shows that boys who used e-books were more likely to view reading as “cool,” and less likely to see it as difficult.
It is important to recognise the increased reading opportunities that technology offers pupils and how it can help children who struggle to read…This study indicates that technology has most potential to engage children, particularly boys, who do not enjoy reading. (The Telegraph)