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7 reasons why schools should be using digital audiobooks with students every day

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist These days, technology and classroom are two words that go hand in hand. Students around the world now have access to devices like Chromebooks and tablets that have become a part of their everyday learning environment. Thanks to a commitment to education technology, millions of these students also… Read more »

OverDrive integrates with Follett Destiny

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OverDrive and Follett are excited to announce a new integration partnership enabling a simplified user experience for preK-12 schools and districts. Students and staff can now easily access OverDrive content from Destiny with a single click of a consistent open button, eliminating the need to remember multiple usernames and passwords. Don Fabricant, Chief Sales Officer… Read more »

The top ten digital novel sets OverDrive school partners are using with their students

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By Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist For as long as there have been schools there have been class-assigned books to be read. Curriculum directors and teachers have meetings to decide what books to teach that year and then students are handed out copies of those titles to read throughout the semester for class discussions…. Read more »

Manteca Unified School District blends technology into their curriculum

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By Anne Steiner, District Librarian from Manteca Unified School District and Adam Sockel, Social Media Specialist with OverDrive Manteca Unified School District recently launched their OverDrive digital collection intended to help get their school community excited about reading through their Going Digital project. The district was searching for a digital solution to provide their students… Read more »

OverDrive Read-Along eBooks: perfect for your young students and readers

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By: Adam Sockel, OverDrive’s Social Media Specialist   It’s hard to believe but the calendar has inched towards October, signifying both the end of summer and back to school time for students of all ages. You can take advantage of our Back to School sale to add content for your middle and high schoolers but it’s… Read more »