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K-12 Schools Staff Training

Fit learning into your busy schedule with access to on-demand training modules, downloadable PDFs, upcoming webinars, and tools to educate your staff and end users any time of day or night.

How-To Videos Sora App

Getting Started with Sora

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PART I: Getting Started with Sora

Sign into Sora by searching for your school or using a setup code. Access the multilingual interface (web browser only).
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PART II: Searching for Titles in Sora

Find your next great read! Use quick or advanced searching, browse hand-picked collections, set search preferences, and more.
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PART III: Managing Titles in Sora

Quickly and easily borrow titles, place titles on hold and return titles early in Sora.
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PART IV: Enjoying Ebooks in Sora

Dive into an ebook and create bookmarks, define words, leave notes and highlights, search through a title, and set reading settings like text size, brightness, and more.
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PART V: Enjoying Audiobooks and Other Formats in Sora

Discover the fun of audiobooks, graphic novels and Read-Alongs – our full-color, fully narrated books. Change narration speed, set a sleep timer, and even leave notes!

Next Steps with Sora

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Sora for Your Classroom

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Reading to Learn in Sora: Read-Alongs

Explore ideas for using read-along titles with your students and in your curriculum.

This video is also available as part of the Sora - Reading to Learn Training Kit

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Reading to Learn in Sora: Definitions, Highlights, and Notes

Discover how to expand student vocabulary and increase text interaction with the definitions, highlights, and notes features in Sora.

This video is also available as part of the Sora - Reading to Learn Training Kit

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Reading to Learn in Sora: Exporting

Learn how Sora’s exporting feature can support student learning and classroom management.

This video is also available as part of the Sora - Reading to Learn Training Kit

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Reading to Learn in Sora: Customize and Track Progress

Share Sora’s customization and progress tracking features with students! Learn more about how these features can support your readers.

This video is also available as part of the Sora - Reading to Learn Training Kit

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Reading to Learn in Sora: Content for Students

Explore ways to support student discovery with public library access, local content, curation, and title assignments.

This video is also available as part of the Sora - Reading to Learn Training Kit