Ebook and audiobook reading increased over 240% when students connected their Sora classroom reading app to their local public library versus students solely accessing their school collection.
Biblionasium is a social network that allows students to log books, review them, and share or recommend them to fellow kid readers.
Kids visit "reading islands" that organize books by theme (animals, awesome people, and more) and choose books to download to their "backpacks."
While click-bate headlines love to scare parents and educators about the risks of screen time, it’s not that simple.
Eight million students from 17,000 districts and schools have the opportunity to access digital books through Sora, the new student reading app from OverDrive Education.
Epic! digital reading platform today announced that it is now reaching more than 10 million children and over 500 million books have been read on the platform since launch.
Digital natives in schools across the country are discovering the joys of curling up with a good ebook—and they’re reaping all the old-fashioned benefits of independent reading.
According to a 2016 survey by OverDrive and ASCD, educators agree that ebooks and audiobooks have the advantage over print materials when it comes to delivering individualized instruction.
If you have an iOS device or work with students who have iPads in their hands, you’ll want to check out this list of totally free classic books!