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Come join the monthly Bookshare Book Club discussions on Zoom for teens and adults. May’s book for teens is “The Inheritance Games” and adults will discuss “The Souvenir Museum.” Everyone is welcome!
Come join the monthly Bookshare Book Club discussions on Zoom for teens and adults. September’s book for teens is “Warcross” and adults will discuss “The Vanishing Half.” Everyone is welcome!
The Bookshare community came together virtually this summer and surpassed Bookshare’s Summer Read-a-thon goal of reading 200,000 ebooks.
Meet Emery. Emery is a sixth grade student from Garland, Texas. At the age of seven, Emery was diagnosed with dyslexia and thought she would never learn how to read. Emery would get frustrated because she could not understand the words she was reading on a page or read like her peers. With the support of her family and dyslexia resources like Bookshare, Emery’s reading and school experience improved. Using specialized audiobooks from Bookshare, she learned how to track sentences and decode words. She discovered that there was more to reading beyond word for word and experienced what it was…
Is your student or child uninspired about reading? Are they reading below grade level or experiencing reading difficulties? You are not alone. Many teachers and parents struggle to excite students about reading and learning. For Erin O’Leary, a reading specialist at Horace Mann Middle School, the key to engaging student readers is to create positive, enjoyable experiences around reading. Erin is one of the “Crazy Reading Ladies,” a dynamic duo of educators who use innovative reading programs like author visits and book buffets to get students reading. Their creativity and dedication have helped students with reading barriers, like dyslexia, and…