Tiffany Jenkins, Certified Academic Language Therapist, discusses the benefits of ebooks with digital voices, tips to engage reluctant readers, and the positive social experiences students get from discussing books.
Category: Bookshare tips
Tiffany Jenkins is a Certified Academic Language Therapist who helps students with dyslexia use accommodations like Bookshare to improve reading success.
New Bookshare training videos and guides walk teachers through important tasks to get students with learning differences reading right away
Teachers: As you count down to your much-deserved winter break, take these important steps to ensure that students have books to read over the break and in the new year.
Amy Ratajczak, a speech-language pathologist, explains how assistive technology helps students with reading comprehension, decoding, and fluency so they can access grade-level text independently.
Back to school is here! As you organize your classroom, create lesson plans, and distribute books, remember to consider the needs of students with learning differences. Learn ways that your classroom can be inclusive for all types of learners.
Summer is almost here! Have you prepared your students for the summer break? Bookshare has age-appropriate reading lists and tips to get students ready for a summer of successful, independent reading.
Scott Richards, Occupational Therapist and Assistive Technology Specialist, shares the low-to-high tech solutions and strategies that help students with disabilities reach their potential.
As the end of the school year looms, teachers can take these steps now to ensure smooth transitions for students. Spring is a time of excitement and anticipation. Students, teachers, and parents can look forward to wrapping up another school year and recharging over the summer. Spring can also be busy and stressful preparing for transitions. Whether students will move on to a new grade, school, or life after school, make sure they take along the tools and resources that have helped them be successful. The following guides will help students with reading barriers keep access to their Bookshare books…
Bookshare’s ebook library is one of the most versatile resources for people with reading barriers. In addition to having over 700,000 titles, members can read on almost any device, platform, and a host of compatible partner apps. Over 400 Bookshare users responded to our 2018 Technology Survey and shared their most used apps and technologies. So what are the most popular? Let’s break it down.