In a story recently published by the St. Louis Beacon, “E-readers go to School,” Ladue Middle School English-Language Arts teacher Brian Beracha was interviewed regarding his use of e-readers in his Communication Arts courses. Following is an excerpt and a link to the full article.
For Brian Beracha, a seventh-grade English-Language Arts teacher at Ladue Middle School, this year also marks the first go-round for e-readers.
“It’s been a very positive response all the way around,” he said. “If I had to give a percentage I’d say it’s something like 95 percent of students prefer the e-reader to an actual book.”