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Naomi Baron

Professor of Linguistics at American University, she directs the Center for Teaching, Research and Learning World Languages and Cultures; author of Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World

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We used to read books, magazines and newspapers on paper. Some of us still do. But many are now doing a lot of our reading on screens, on eReaders and computers.

Reading on Screen

We used to read books, magazines and newspapers on paper. Some of us still do. But many are now doing a lot of our reading on screens, on eReaders and computers.

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John Deasy has resigned as Superintendent of LA Unified, and Interim successor Ramon Cortines says the District can't afford to continue Deasy's discredited program of…

After the iPads: What's Next for LA Unified?

John Deasy has resigned as Superintendent of LA Unified, and Interim successor Ramon Cortines says the District can't afford to continue Deasy's discredited program of…

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