Educators question whether soundtracks are good for reading

07/25/2014 | District Administration magazine

A free online program -- used in about 5,000 schools worldwide -- that allows students to craft synchronized soundtracks for their electronic books is making waves in some education circles amid claims that the soundtracks can improve reading comprehension and engagement. Others, however, urge caution at Booktrack Classroom's claims that it improves reading without any additional instruction.

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