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Spy on the Bookshare Book Club’s September Selection

Welcome again to the Bookshare Book Club! Each month, Bookshare staff will choose a book for members to read before hosting a discussion near the end of the month. The conversation will take place on Bookshare Twitter, using the hashtag #BKSBookClub, and also via Zoom webinar. While we have created this club with adult Bookshare members in mind, everyone is welcome to join, including non-Bookshare members. September’s book will be American Spy by Lauren Wilkinson. Marie Mitchell is stuck in a boys’ club at the FBI, passed over for promotions and instead saddled with paperwork. When she’s considered for a…

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#BeReady: How Assistive Technology Helps Students with Learning Differences Read Independently

Amy Ratajczak, a speech-language pathologist, explains how assistive technology helps students with reading comprehension, decoding, and fluency so they can access grade-level text independently.

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Bookshare Busts through Reading Barriers!

Do you have students with reading barriers like dyslexia, low vision, or cerebral palsy? Are you looking for books in alternate formats like audio, large print, or braille? Join us for a free webinar on resources for students with dyslexia or visual or physical disabilities who need reading accommodations.

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#BeReady: Back-to-School Tips to Make Classrooms Inclusive

Back to school is here! As you organize your classroom, create lesson plans, and distribute books, remember to consider the needs of students with learning differences. Learn ways that your classroom can be inclusive for all types of learners.

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Stick Your Nose in the Bookshare Book Club’s August Selection

Welcome again to the Bookshare Book Club! Each month, Bookshare staff will choose a book for members to read before hosting a discussion on the last Friday of the month. The conversation will take place on Bookshare Twitter, using the hashtag #BKSBookClub, and via Zoom webinar. While we have created this club with adult Bookshare members in mind, everyone is welcome to join, including non-Bookshare members. August’s book will be Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine by Kevin Wilson. A collection of ten short stories, Baby, You’re Gonna Be Mine explores family and relationship dynamics through Halloween costumes, road trips, and…

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