I am updating my workshop on how technology can be used to promote reading—the only foolproof means of both improving reading proficiency and developing a lifelong love of reading in every student. This list started with “The last of the book-only librarians” column from back in 2011.

Let me be right up front about this: I am primarily sharing the good ideas of other, far smarter, people that I could ever pretend to be. Some primary sources for this list include:

  • Reading 2.0 website from Anita Beaman and Amy Obert. (I can’t find
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  • About the Author:

    Doug Johnson is the director of technology for the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage (MN) Public Schools. His teaching experience has included work in grades K-12. He is the author of nine books, columns in Educational Leadership and Library Media Connection, the Blue Skunk Blog, and articles published in over 40 books and periodicals. Johnson has worked with over 200 organizations around the world and has held leadership positions in state and national organizations, including ISTE and AASL.