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This system might be beneficial for schools as they can deliver multiple copies of the same book, without having to download 30 individual copies. It will likely be awhile before parents and children themselves can opt into the new subscription system. Scholastic has confirmed with Good e-Reader that they are developing a Family Streaming service that is currently in the Research and Development stage. Therefore the sales structure has not been announced as single title or subscription or both.

Streaming of books threatens to sell readers down the river

There has been no ETA given for the official launch, but likely we will not hear about until next year. The main priority is to get the new Education system up and running.

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Basically, what Scholastic is doing is shuttering selling eBooks directly to schools, parents and kids. Instead, they are adopting a more financially lucrative subscription based system, which alienates families. From the moment her son held the device and began to scroll through a book, he was transfixed.

Once products targeted primarily at adults, e-reading devices have expanded to include a younger audience: But should we try to slow it down?

When it comes to the youngest readers, some experts are skittish about putting tablets into tiny hands. Parents are conflicted, too — 68 percent prefer that their 6- to 8-year-olds read print books, Scholastic found.

The hands-on experience. Some experts, including Taylor, worry that devices can distance little kids from the real world.

Falling in love with reading. Cuddling with a parent over a book or gathering around the teacher for storytime helps kids associate reading with nurturing.

Her research has found that parents often become more controlling, concentrating more on what their child is doing with the device instead of talking about the story.

Focusing a child's attention.

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Boosting early reading skills. For the past four years the Center for Literacy at the University of Akron has been studying how to integrate e-readers into classrooms.

When Brueck tested pre-K students, a third knew the words before reading the story with a grown-up on an e-reader.

But what they did find: Note-taker leaves notes for later reference to use for homework or discussion. Reading Challenge Quizzes test comprehension at the end of every eBook and record results to an individual Reading Report. Reading Challenge Quizzes in Every eBook!

Take the Reading Challenge Quiz A Record of Reading Progress Reading Reports detail the minutes students spend reading, the titles they've read, and words they looked up. Customizable reports track reading group, full class, and eBook titles.The proof of e-reading success is in front of her every day when she sees how excited her students are the second she pulls out the tablets.

Scholastic has been one of the companies I have been quietly watching because their experience with direct sales put them in a unique position to thrive in an ebook market dominated by site without having to rely on site.

Photograph: Alamy Scholastic, the publisher of such children's book juggernauts as The Hunger Games and the Harry Potter series, announced recently that its Storia ebook shop would shortly be "transitioning" to a streaming model.

Erika Alexander, a suburban Detroit mother, agrees. The switch to streaming means that eBooks you've previously downloadd may soon no longer be accessible. This system might be beneficial for schools as they can deliver multiple copies of the same book, without having to download 30 individual copies.

It's like a censor's version of Borges's The Library of Babel, where the books are not just randomly distributed, but are fading, reverting to blank pages if they are not opened quickly enough.

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