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New digital citizenship: culture, collaboration and content

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Digital literacy and digital citizenship are no longer soft skills. They are required for success in the classroom and a student’s broader relational sphere. Parents and teachers alike worry about privacy, and bullying and screen time, but there are positive nuances and opportunities to consider. It no longer makes sense to make a distinction between… Read more »

What you missed at Digipalooza 2017

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By: Christina Samek, Marketing Specialist. If you weren’t able to attend our first exclusive school program at DigiP, fear not! Here’s a breakdown of all the exciting things that went down at the conference and what’s to come for OverDrive Education. We kicked things off Wednesday night at Punch Bowl Social in the heart of… Read more »

Digipalooza 2017 Highlights

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By: Melissa Marin, OverDrive Marketing Specialist Thank you to everyone who joined us for Digipalooza 2017! We were proud to welcome all of you to Cleveland (and to see so many familiar faces!) We had libraries, schools and industry partners joining us from across North America, as well as world travelers from the UK, Japan,… Read more »

10 books to help you forget about back to school

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By: Sasha Zborovsky, Marketing Intern. Summer Flies Away First it was June. Then July crept onto the calendar. And now, even July has slid away. “Back to School” sales are in their prime and you cringe when your English teacher sends you that short, yet terrifying email that reminds you to finish summer homework: an… Read more »

Books to read by the pool. Or in* it.

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By: Bethany Porter, Collection Development Specialist. I rarely reread books throughout most of the year, but every summer I take it upon myself to reread a handful of my favorites. If you’re an educator or a librarian who works with kids throughout the school year, you may feel like reading a few adult-level books over… Read more »