Successful digital learning demands both flexibility and customization. OverDrive Education embraces both, with a custom-built reading platform that supports differentiated instruction, English Language Learning, Hi-Lo literacy instruction and blended learning. In the 2016-2017 school year, more than 2,500 K-12 schools joined over 15,000 OverDrive-powered schools to expand student growth through eBooks and audiobooks. Tens of millions of students now have access to digital books and programs through their schools to keep them reading and engaged.
For more information on the flexibility and customization OverDrive Education offers, visit booth 2926 at the ISTE Annual Conference in San Antonio, June 26-28 for one of our in-booth sessions.
How to engage your students and staff with digital content
Monday, June 26 10:00am-10:30am
Becky Calzada, District Information & Library Services Coordinator, Leander ISD will explain how to use your school’s digital library to customize curriculum, lesson planning and get students reading. Learn how to leverage your school’s curated collections and how to promote them district-wide to get students engaged and make teachers’ planning easier.
Digital Learning at the Librarians Playground with Director of Education, Herb Miller
Monday, June 26 10:00am-11:30am
Digital readers and check-out leaders: increase school reading rates with digital
Monday, June 26 2:00pm-2:30pm
eBooks and audiobooks serve every student no matter their reading level, interest or pace. Faye Hagerty, Director of Library Services at North East ISD, will share her experience increasing reading rates by 200 percent through the district’s digital reading platform. Their library programs are Future Ready and flexible, responsive environments.
Using public domain eBooks for the public good: learning with Project Gutenberg
Tuesday, June 27 10:00am-10:30am
Lisa Kulka-Library Specialist at Northside ISD will highlight OverDrive Education’s features including simple login, curated collections, and how the reading platform supports Project Gutenberg, the volunteer effort to digitize and archive cultural works. Using public domain titles to augment your OverDrive collection frees up budget for more eBooks.
What’s new from OverDrive Education
Monday, June 26 1:00pm-1:30pm, 4:00pm-4:30pm
Tuesday, June 27 1:00pm-1:30pm, 2:15pm-2:45pm, 3:30pm-4:00pm
Wednesday, June 28 10:00am-10:30am, 1:00pm-1:30pm
Digital learning demands both flexibility and customization. In the classroom, OverDrive Education’s reading platform supports differentiated instruction, English Language Learning, Hi-Lo literacy instruction and blended learning. At the technology purchasing level, schools are successfully maximizing budget and resource allocation with shared eBook and audiobook collections, our most flexible lending model. Adding another solution for young readers, OverDrive Education’s upcoming reading app has been designed specifically for schools! Join us for an in-booth demo of our new app and see how your students can personalize their digital reading experience.