What is social-emotional learning (SEL) and why is it important? Explore these Bookshare books that model SEL behaviors like resilience, kindness, courage, and overcoming obstacles, and learn some positive phrases that encourage a growth mindset.
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The Bookshare community is filled with expert educators, accessibility specialists, and student advocates. We recently connected with several members who shared valuable ideas and insights for teachers and parents as the new school year gets started. Enjoy this round-up of assistive technology tips, free tools for struggling readers and writers, navigating mental health, AEM, and UDL.
Who’s ready for back to school? The countdown has begun to set students up for reading success this fall. Educators and parents can explore these resources and handy checklists to support emerging readers with Bookshare and assistive technology.
Bookshare celebrates fathers of all types with special reading lists and a free membership offer from Ability Central.
As the end of the school year looms, teachers can take steps now to ensure smooth transitions for students going to the next grade, a new school, or beyond. Learn some tips to keep students reading in the summer, set up reading lists for fall, and make sure students take their Bookshare membership wherever they go.
The summer is already heating up with human-narrated audiobooks, reading books with a smart speaker, and hand-picked summer reading lists for all ages from Bookshare. Find out how to join the fun!
Andrew Kahn, PsyD and Understood subject matter expert, explains how to celebrate strengths of neurodivergent students and leverage inclusive technologies and UDL to put students on a positive path to reading success.
Not all ebooks are the same for students with special needs. Learn five reasons why accessible ebooks provide better learning support than other ebooks and digital materials.
COVID-19 has disrupted all aspects of life, including education. The pandemic has widened existing learning gaps in reading, and students with learning challenges have been particularly affected. Learn about an essential reading tool that helps students catch up and accelerate learning.
It’s no secret that COVID-19 has disrupted learning. Since the winter break, students, parents, and teachers have encountered unexpected school closures, quarantines, Zoom fatigue, and staff turnovers that have impacted learning even further. And for students with disabilities and learning challenges, getting the services and accommodations they need has been difficult. Learn how Bookshare can help by providing ebooks with assistive reading features that support struggling readers.