Inside the Australian and New Zealand book industry

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Youth literature programs move online

‘In the rush to keep so many IRL programs and events alive it feels as if there was more thought placed on the translation to digital than on the programs’ fundamental design. If you’re spending upwards of five hours on Zoom or Google Classroom every day, what is attractive about getting back on Zoom to passively watch a writer?’B+P‘s Junior columnist Adele Walsh argues that the best online literary programming for school students is that which is interactive and has been developed explicitly for and about young people.

 

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