Keeping Students engaged with your School Download Library- Part 1

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Public libraries’ and school libraries’ audiences vary completely.  Public libraries have an audience that is captive, one in which patrons come to the library specifically to use the resources available to them.  Public libraries don’t ever have to convince their patrons to read, it’s just a matter of getting them the materials in a convenient… Read more »

Back to School: An OverDrive Lesson Plan

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School buses and crossing guards.  The sounds of lockers slamming and school bells ringing.  Perhaps an apple sitting on a teacher’s desk.  Make no mistake about it, school is back in session.  These days most of the chalk boards and projectors have been replaced with Interactive White Boards, and, in some cases, those heavy book… Read more »

OverDrive now offers school-specific training: Education Evolution

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A new training has been made available on the OverDrive Learning Center specifically for our school partners.  This training, called Education Evolution, can be found under the ‘View Now’ tab at the Learning Center.  This short recording will offer ways for teachers and staff to use your OverDrive-powered digital collection in the classroom to supplement… Read more »