Social Reading in the Margins of Digital Texts

Social Reading in the Margins of Digital Texts

Source: Ethical ELA
Published: 10 January, 2021
The 21st Century offers new options for this kind of connecting. A free, open annotation app, Hypothes.is, offers a similar and expanded experience in the margins of digital texts. Readers can collaboratively annotate web-based content, respond to other readers, and add additional resources and links. This digital, social space offers the potential of conversations and insights into the text, which my students started referring to as a “ discussion before the discussion.”