As a mom of three little ones (2 that are pre-k age), I am constantly reading to my children! I am amazed at how quickly they can remember the way that a word is spelled and recognize in other texts… Digital books add to the exciting time when pre-schoolers start learning that letters and sounds are connected and theat words mean something! These are a couple of my favorite sites:
The author of this blog: http://hobbymerge.wordpress.com/2011/09/22/textbooks-of-tommorow/, shares a survey in which the concept of digital books increasing in sales and print books decreasing is demonstrated. It is certainly “easier” to open up a book online and even have it read to you, but will some people rebel against this new trend in “reading” and continue to choose traditional reading methods instead? I am not certain, but i do know that digital books will continue to assist teachers, parents and struggling readers with literacy development!