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.
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COVID-19 is keeping most of us at home this holiday season, so let Bookshare help you make it jolly. With many regions under stay-at-home restrictions, it’s the perfect opportunity to fill the hours with engaging books. Our wish this holiday season is that everyone stays safe and healthy as we look forward to a brighter year ahead.
Whether your kids are in the classroom, logging on to virtual schooling, or somewhere in between, they can still access Bookshare’s expansive library. Bookshare’s Special Collections are an easy way to give your students access to a large variety of interesting, age-appropriate books at any level.
Reading is critical for learning, and for schools that have adopted a distance learning environment during the pandemic, getting printed books into students’ hands can be difficult. And, for students that have reading barriers like dyslexia, blindness, or cerebral palsy, getting books in alternative formats can be even more challenging. A recent webinar provided valuable information on digital resources that help students read and learn anytime and anywhere. Read the key takeaways and watch the webinar recording.
Distance learning is here to stay, so parents need reliable and effective online resources to help their child continue to learn and grow. Bookshare’s ebook library is a proven lifesaver that helps parents support their children with special needs and their learning, whether it takes place in school or at home.
Assistive technology tools and online resources like Bookshare can help students with disabilities during this time of distance learning.
Here’s a handy list to help parents and teachers navigate free and paid sources of ebooks to keep students learning during the COVID-19 crisis.
Does your child have special needs? Does she struggle with reading? Are you wondering how you can help her during COVID-19 school closures? Here are tips and resources for keeping your child reading and learning.