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What is Social-Emotional Learning and Why Are Teachers Using It? 

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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What’s Cool for School this Fall? 

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.

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School Year Ending Brings New Beginnings: Tips for Successful Transitions 

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.

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How Parents Can Tackle Students’ Unfinished 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.

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