Summertime, when school is out, is a fantastic opportunity to get more absorbed in reading, both for fun and to exercise those mental muscles that lead to academic success. One of the best ways to encourage summertime reading is to make it cooler, more fun, and more convenient – and that’s why lots of conscientious parents are now busy shopping for an e-reader to give their out-of-school for summer kids.
The Value of Summer Reading
Especially during the summer months, it is critical that school children continue to read. Otherwise, as multiple research studies confirm, students can stagnate
What Kind of Screen and E-Ink Do You Want?
Several years ago it was pretty easy to shop for your first e-reader, because the only one available was the Amazon Kindle, which came in only one model or version. Now there are literally dozens of e-reader device to choose from, which can make it harder to know where to begin. But you can simplify your shopping by asking four fundamental questions.
What is Your Budget?
The budget is the first thing to identify, and there are excellent e-readers on the market today that range in price from around
We all look forward to springtime when we can dress lighter and stop lugging around those bulky coats, thick gloves, and heavy boots. Apparently the engineers at Amazon have a case of the spring fever, too. Beginning April 27, 2016, the company that gave the world the first-ever e-reader gadget will begin selling the newest, lightest, and thinnest Kindle ever offered. To keep you updated and help you make smart consumer decisions, here is a sneak preview – and a quick review – of the Kindle Oasis.
The Oasis is lighter than a paperback book, tipping