We love Bookshare members – and the teachers, parents, and other caring individuals who support our members. We celebrate the success of every person who overcomes reading barriers with the help of the Bookshare library and assistive technology. Good news is always worth sharing, and we hope these tweets make you smile, inspire you to find your next book, or tell a friend about Bookshare.
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Summer is knocking on the door, so that means it’s time to get ready for a summer of reading! You are invited to #CatchUpTogether with Bookshare’s Summer Read-a-thon. Readers of all ages have the opportunity to catch up on the books they want to read, find new books in curated summer reading lists, stay connected with the Bookshare community, and keep students reading-ready in the fall.
Watch the replay of the Bridging the Reading Gap webinar and learn about free, accessible ebooks for students with reading barriers.
These three tips help students with learning differences benefit from accommodations and online resources that accelerate learning during the “great catch up.”
A recent article featured in We Are Teachers shares four ways teachers are using Bookshare in the classroom to turn reluctant readers into engaged readers.
Chantonette Lyles urges college students with disabilities to be proactive and take the initiative to request the services and accommodations they need such as books in alternate formats from Bookshare.
The role of teachers and parents has always been important in supporting student learning. The pandemic has made this partnership even more important 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.
The Bookshare team receives many questions about everything from who qualifies and what membership costs to the types of ebooks in the collection and how to read them. Read on for answers to frequently asked questions and other mysteries.
Do you want to learn more about the benefits of Bookshare Individual Memberships? Watch a replay of a recent webinar and discover how to empower learning, increase reading independence, and save time by giving students Individual Memberships.
In 2020, students with reading barriers relied on Bookshare to deliver the books they needed to survive school shutdowns and distance learning, and Bookshare will carry them through 2021 and beyond.