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    Rose & Dalton, 2006

    The nature of literacy is fundamentally changing. Recent advances in digital media and in the field of neuroscience have shown us that oral literacy (listening and speaking) is, once again, becoming more and more important. Here Rose and Dalton argue that traditional definitions of literacy are too narrow, and must be expanded to include listening. It concludes with recommendations on how to include listening in the classroom.

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    Proctor, Dalton & Grisham, 2007

    Today teachers are charged with including all students in literacy instruction, even those who have previously struggled in traditional school environments. One group that has struggled in the past is English Language Learners (ELLs). Here Proctor, Dalton, and Grisham discuss a 4-week study that used supported digital text to assist ELLs with reading comprehension. They found that embedding features did help promote learners’ use of comprehension strategies.

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    Dalton & Proctor, 2007

    As reading content in a digital format becomes more important, a question emerges: how can digital reading environments be created to support all students? Here Dalton and Proctor discuss the variety of supports that could be included in designing a “Universal Literacy Environment” for students “in the margins”. In particular, they focus on how to help build learners’ comprehension.

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    Jeremy Roschelle, et al., 2013

    The authors focus on how a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) framework can be used to design Dynabooks that are sensitive to the needs of all learners as they engage in sense making, expression, and inquiry in challenging domains. ...

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    Peggy Coyne, et al., 2014

    This article describes the development and promise of the Read-with-Me eBooks (RWM), a free website that provides a curriculum for professional development focused on the use of digital storybooks to advance the literacy skills of ...

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    David Rose, et al., 2014

    In this article, the authors explore a changing educational and technological landscape that will radically change for the better how learners with "print disabilities"—people with dyslexia, for example—will learn in the near future. ...

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    Reed & Coyne, 2013

    Stacey Reed, a 7th grade science teacher, and Peggy Coyne, a CAST research scientist, describe CAST Science Writer, a free interactive web-based instructional tool to support students’ writing scientific reports. Based on the framework ...

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    Illustration of a head with a maze as the brain

    D. Rose & G. Vue, 2010

    The future is imagined by “pre-creating” the Presidential Address at the IDA Annual Conference in 2020. It begins by reviewing policy changes from 2004, including the National Instruction Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS), which led …

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    Joanne Karger et al., 2014

    This article summarizes the key legal and policy issues associated with the provision of digital learning materials to students with text-related disabilities, including dyslexia. These issues include the challenges posed by digital text ...

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    CAST, 2013

    CAST offers recommendations to the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) to improve its proposed accommodations for students with disabilities who take PARCC’s large-scale assessment. The accommodations in question concern writing.

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