Study: Children Reading Fewer Books, Down 8% From 2012

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The Harry Potter series is wildly entertaining, but so is Angry Birds, Snapchat, Facebook, YouTube Justin Bieber re-enactments, texting, Halo, The Disney Channel, Transformers 3, and a consumer flying drone.

Susan Grigsby‘s insight:

This is an interesting article that should not be dismissed by educators. Is this the beginning of a decline in reading that we’ll never get back? I’m interested in learning more about how the data was gathered but this should give us all food for thought.

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