Last week a parent asked me if comic books counted as real reading. Of course they do! Parents ask me the same thing about digital books. Do they count as real books? The answer is also yes. Digital books count.
Yesterday, The Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop released a Print Book vs. E-Book Report concluding that: “Both the print and basic e-book elicited similar levels of content-related actions (e.g., labeling, pointing, and verbal elaboration of story features) from the children and parents.”