Not so long ago, when talking to teachers about reading strategies and the use of texts in classroom, conversations commonly centered around print books and traditional strategies that promote fluency, vocabulary knowledge, and comprehension. However, in recent years, our views on reading have shifted drastically, along with notions about what constitutes “text.” Today’s students and […]
About Lotta Larson
Dr. Larson is a professor in the College of Education at Kansas State University where she teaches courses in literacy education and new literacies. A former elementary/middle-level teacher, she frequently provides professional development and offers support to teachers and students as they explore affordances of e-books and digital reading devices. An active researcher in the field, she continues to investigate the impact of new literacies in K-12 classrooms. Her work has been published in numerous book chapters and journals such as Educational Leadership, The Reading Teacher, and Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy.