Trading textbooks for e-readers
| Jan 21, 2011
When it comes to reading or researching, most kids today turn to a Google search box, not an encyclopedia. Teachers at Hopkins North Junior High in Minneapolis, Minnesota, have taken notice and are trading paperback books for 30 Nook e-readers this month with hopes that they will kindle kids' excitement about reading.
To learn more about the e-readers program and its reception, read Kelly Smith’s article in the Local section of the Star Tribune.