I have been a print book girl for forever, first there weren’t digital books but even now, I’m more of a printed book fan. As we continue along in our homeschool journey, I am seeing the benefits of using digital books in our homeschool.
Books for your Homeschool: Digital or Print
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Print and digital books both have a place in our homeschool. They each have their place, just like audiobooks. We have been using audiobooks for a couple years now and love them. They make read alouds so much better.
Books for your Homeschool: Print
We, of course, have been using print books in our homeschool since before we were homeschooling. We have shelves upon shelves of books. Having used BookShark for the past couple years, we have a great selection of books for science, language arts, and history.
Books for your Homeschool: Digital
This year when our kids got their new tablets for Christmas I introduced them to the joy that is digital books. Or I should say the joy of being able to have a book right away instead of driving to the library to get it. My girls love them.
We are also using the free Kindle app to emails from Amazon. I use BookBub to find great FREE books for them and myself.
In our homeschool we are are going to be doing more digital independent reading for the girls, besides the obvious benefit of not having to store the books, we also have the benefit of being able to take more books everywhere we go.