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Parents Can Help Students Read at Home and Turbocharge Learning [infographic]

Bookshare Individual Memberships provide books for remediation, enrichment, and fun reading

The role of teachers and parents has always been important in supporting student learning. The pandemic has made this partnership even more critical as teachers and parents work together to keep kids engaged. Bookshare’s Individual Membership is the perfect tool for both teachers and parents to support learning wherever that takes place. Here’s how.

Get Parents on Board to Help Students Read at Home with Bookshare Individual Memberships. Talk about the benefits: (1) enhance learning by encouraging independent exploration of class topics, or fill in breaks between Zoom classes; (2) master subjects by letting kids dig even deeper and develop a mastery of class topics by learning on their own; (3) get kids hooked on books by finding and feeding their passions with books on subjects they like. Activate free access at home. Initiate a free Individual Membership with ease. Send an activation email to your student’s parent through Bookshare. Empower parents. Give parents an easy-to-use guide so they can help their kids read at home. Let them know support is available. Customer support is available to answer questions parents have about using Bookshare.
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Title: Get Parents on Board to Help Students Read at Home with Bookshare Individual Memberships

Section 1: Talk about the benefits. Enhance learning: Encourage independent exploration of class topics, or fill in breaks between Zoom classes. Master subjects: Let kids dig even deeper and develop a mastery of class topics by learning on their own. Get kids hooked on books: Find and feed their passions with books on subjects they like.

Section 2: Activate free access at home. Initiate a free Individual Membership with ease. Send an activation email to your student’s parent through Bookshare. Learn how: https://pt.bookshare.org/add-im

Section 3: Empower parents. Give parents an easy-to-use guide, so they can help their kids read at home. Share the Guide: https://pt.bookshare.org/parents-guide

Section 4: Let them know support is available. Customer support is available to answer questions parents have about using Bookshare. Contact Support: https://pt.bookshare.org/contactUs

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Bookshare Individual Memberships give qualifying students free access to over 950,000 titles in audio, audio + highlighted text, braille, and other formats. Students can read books with a variety of apps on almost any device. Whether a student needs extra help interpreting Shakespeare or analyzing amphibians, Bookshare has the resources to close learning gaps and master subjects.

How to Get a Bookshare Individual Membership

For teachers: You can initiate the Individual Membership for students already on your organizational (school) account. Watch this video tutorial for assistance.

For parents: If your student already has a Bookshare organizational (school) account, just log in and select Upgrade to an Individual Membership. Follow the instructions in this handy parents’ guide.

2 Comments

  1. Matt Gaskins

    What if your child is home schooled and cannot register through a school?

    • Laura Deck, Bookshare Communications

      Bookshare is available for free to all US students with reading barriers who qualify whether they go to public school, private school, charter schools, or are home schooled. Contact support@bookshare.org and our wonderful Customer Support staff can assist with the sign up process.

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