Sora Essentials: The Reader Experience (Twice monthly)
November 1 @ 3:00 pm
Duration: 45 minutes
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Ready to learn the basics of Sora so you can start exploring and help others get started, too? Join us live for our demo and ask questions of our K-12 experts.
This session is primarily a demonstration of the user experience in Sora, the student reading app. Students and educators have access to all of the same great features within the app. In this webinar, you'll learn how to:
Sign in with your school credentials
Browse, borrow, and enjoy ebooks & audiobooks
Personalize the reading experience with adjustable settings
Define words & create annotations
Add a public library to expand access to even more digital books
Audience: K-12 school partners who are new or would like a refresher on Sora, the student reading app.
Duration: 45 minutes
Times shown in Eastern Standard. We understand the timing may not suit everyone but signing up ensures that a recording is sent the day after the live session so you can view at your convenience.
All attendees will receive a comprehensive resource to review, explore, and promote Sora after the session.
You can earn a certificate of attendance with our post-webinar assessment.
Ready to learn the basics of Marketplace, the shopping and administrative portal? Join us live for our demo and ask questions of our K-12 experts.
This session is primarily a demonstration of OverDrive Marketplace, the shopping and administrative portal. We'll explore Marketplace through the lens of a first-time user, including how to browse the catalog, build and purchase a cart, assign a title, and more.
Join your Sora Training team to learn about our favorite tips and tricks for getting the most out of Sora and Marketplace. In this lively session, we'll share our favorite Sora features, Marketplace hacks, social media tips, and more. Click below to gain access to our exclusive take-home resource packet.
Ensuring students have access to the right books and learning materials is more important than ever. Join OverDrive experts to explore best practices for selecting and purchasing content to meet your students' needs in OverDrive Marketplace and learn more about how content access levels can help you customize student access to ebooks and audiobooks.
Ensuring students have access to the right books and learning materials is more important than ever. Did you know that Sora automatically filters which digital books students can read, based on their login? Or that students can instantly expand their access to hundreds more digital titles from the public library in Sora?
Join OverDrive experts to learn more about what’s happening behind-the-scenes, how your digital collection is already working to individualize access, and how Sora appears for different user types. Explore benefits of a Public Library CONNECT partnership, and receive tips and tricks for implementation across your entire school community.
SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens 13+ that gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks each week for fourteen weeks. Titles are all available worldwide and change every Thursday at midnight Eastern Time during the season.
Join speakers from AudioFile and OverDrive as they discuss the benefits of audiobooks, preview titles from this year's offerings, and demonstrate how to access the titles with Sora, the student reading app.
Visit audiobookSYNC.com to register for the SYNC program and download the Sora app from your favorite app store by searching "Sora, by OverDrive."
Ready to take the next steps with Sora? Learn simple, straightforward ways to implement digital formats such as comics & graphic novels, read-alongs, magazines, and Extras into your current teaching practices and curriculum.
This Sora Connections session is intended for educators with a basic understanding of Sora who want to:
Explore the evolving relationship between print and digital reading strategies
Increase student equity, access, and engagement with unique digital formats
Implement digital habits into your daily classroom practices
Interested in creating digital book bins for your students? Want to set aside titles for a classroom or curriculum library? Learn how to offer exclusive access to digital titles for specific students by reserving titles and creating "content bundles."
This Marketplace Connections session is intended for educators with a basic understanding of Marketplace and Sora who want to:
Discover how content bundles can help meet their unique needs
Learn how students can unlock content bundles in Sora
Identify the steps in reserving and bundling content in Marketplace