Working Group 3: Reading and writing on screen
Original Mission Statement:
The WG will identify the current state of knowledge on young children’s reading and writing on screen. It will synthesise research on the quality and uses of e-books and on writing and multimodal design using tablets. The WG will consider the affordances of apps designed for this age group and identify best design principles. It will develop new theories of early reading and early writing in the digital age. Finally, the WG will identify the future research agenda in this area and examine the implications of all of the areas investigated for policy in relation to education, parenting and the media industry.
Working Group reports; Reviews of published academic literature; Best practice guidance for parents, teachers, teacher education