This fall, OverDrive is partnering with various organizations to explore the latest in edtech through webinars and webcasts. The first two events are in September and October, with more be announced soon.
Booklist: Increasing Reading Rates using Digital
Join us for a look at the incredible opportunity eBooks and audiobooks offer librarians to evolve their role and become even more valuable members of the school community. We’ll hear from Chris Haeffner, coordinator of library media services for the Lincoln Public Schools in Nebraska, who will share her experience engaging readers across more than 50 schools with a thriving digital library that’s on pace to see a 65 percent checkout increase from last year. Plus, there will be plenty of time for Q&A to get answers to any specific questions you may have.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
1:00 Central Daylight Time
Register for this exciting session today! Moderated by Booklist’s Editor, Adult Books, Donna Seaman.
ASCD and SmartBrief: How to integrate digital content into the classroom curriculum
A recent survey found that 80% of districts & schools use digital content, and educators across subject areas want to introduce eBooks into their curriculum. But how do you ensure a smooth integration of digital into the classroom? In this session we’ll hear from Kate MacMillan, digital resources project manager for the Napa Valley (CA) schools, who will share her experience successfully introducing digital math textbooks. Plus, there will be plenty of time for Q&A to get answers to any specific questions you have. Register today!
Thursday, October 06, 2016
02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
NEISTE: Digital Content Goes to School: Trends in K-12 Classroom E-Learning
More than 80 percent of schools and districts now use digital content in the classroom – including eBooks, audiobooks and digital textbooks. How? Which subject areas? Is 1:1 required?
Join OverDrive and ASCD’s review of the latest research detailing K-12 digital content usage. Survey data from nearly 3,000 administrators will be shared, as well as mini-case studies on successful implementations. Learn about the most common subjects, devices and funding sources and how schools are increasing usage by students and educators. An executive summary and access to the full report will be available.