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.Leave a Comment
Tag: summer reading fun with accessible ebooks
Set Students Up for Reading Success this Summer and Beyond
Teachers: follow this checklist before school ends so students are ready for a summer reading bonanza Great readers are made, not born. For students with disabilities, the path to reading greatness may require tools and support. We know the final weeks of the school year are hectic, so here’s a handy checklist to help you get your students ready for delightful summer reading and the upcoming school year. According to Reading Rockets, studies show that most students experience a loss of reading skills over the summer months, but children who continue to read will gain skills. Help students avoid the…Leave a Comment
Can Accessible Ebooks Be the Pathway to Reading Comprehension and Summer Fun?
Parents of children with disabilities often ask Linda Sherouse, a Library Media Specialist at North Hampton School in New Hampshire, how can I encourage more quiet time for my child who has a disability?” Linda’s reply is to find a good book and consider resources, like Bookshare, the world’s largest online library of accessible ebooks for people with print disabilities. “Over the years, I’ve helped many kids love to read voraciously and on their own,” says Linda. Bookshare – A Viable Reading Resource As an avid proponent of accessible books, Linda provides reading support for pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. She…1 Comment