It is interesting to talk with adults and students about researching on the Internet and how they consider the Internet as not reading. Many students will spend hours researching, reading, and collecting resources for their reports only to say that they haven’t been reading. Students mention that the day goes by faster on days they are working on computers and notice that they quite often do not tire of reading Internet Websites. It always amazes me that my students and acquaintances do not consider that they are spending hours reading when taking care of emails, IMing, and visiting various Websites.
The Internet is full of remarkable resources that require reading.
We can learn about many things while surfing the web; for example, here is an Website on elephants.