Using Free & Open Digital Texts with K-12 Readers: Curating Quality Resources from Global Sources

Curating Quality Resources from Global Sources

Presenting at #OpenEd20

During the global Covid-19 pandemic of 2020, issues of access to educational resources became a prominent issue and challenge in K-12 settings. Even with the right technology hardware, access to digital resources and texts became another challenge. As some public library systems and/or school libraries were not open or nearby, access to digital texts became necessary and vital to maintaining student’s reading skills and providing equity in reading. Prior to the pandemic, digital e-texts have provided ways for readers to use mobile devices, tablets, and other versatile resources to engage with reading.

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