Technology and Teaching Children to Read
Northeast and Islands Regional Technology in Education Consortium (NEIRTEC), 2004
This 2004 report, developed by the Northeast and Islands Regional Technology in Education Consortium (NEIRTEC), brings together the research-based guidelines for teaching children to read from the National Reading Panel report (NRP, 2000) with information about the potential uses of multimedia digital technology to enhance reading instruction.
Audience & Purpose
The report is designed to help reading specialists, education technology specialists, classroom teachers, and special education teachers work together to understand, evaluate, and implement effective uses of technology within elementary reading programs.
Content & Location
The report provides background about effective reading instruction and potential uses of technology, and summarizes the currently available research evidence on ways in which technology can successfully enhance reading instruction in the elementary grades.