Staff Training: K-12 Schools – Training Kits – OverDrive Resource Center

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.

Training Kits

Want to host your own training session? Looking for curriculum resources? Browse our Training Kits to use with your staff or school community.

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Staff & Student Learning Kit – Managing Holds

This kit contains 1 easy-to-follow PDF for K-12 educators on managing holds in Marketplace, 2 short videos about holds in Sora – great for students, staff, and parents alike, and a marketing graphic for educators to share.

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Virtual Learning Kit – Sora for PK-3 Readers

This kit contains 1 easy-to-follow elearning module for PK-3 educators on helping younger students with Sora, a PowerPoint presentation to use with students in class, a folder of promotional materials for educators to share with students and parents, and more!

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Lesson Plan – Comics Across the Curriculum

This kit contains 1 PDF lesson plan for using comics and graphic novels in the classroom, 2 comic-style graphics to print or post on social media, a link to our Digital Comics from Overdrive on-demand webinar, and a link to our recommended lists of comics and graphic novels for purchase in OverDrive Marketplace.

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Lesson Plan – Annotations with Sora

This kit contains 1 PDF lesson plan on exporting notes from Sora and ways to incorporate them into assignments, 1 Word document template on using Sora for Cornell-style notes, 1 short video showing how to create annotations, 1 short video showing how to export annotations, and 1 marketing graphic for the web or social media.

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Lesson Plan – Student Learning at Home

This kit contains 4 student lessons (1 early, 1 middle, and 2 high school), 1 instructional video link, and 1 getting started handout.

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PowerPoint Kit – Sora for Educators

This template contains 1 PowerPoint presentation and 1 self-paced training module for educators.

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PowerPoint Kit – Sora for Students

This template contains 1 PowerPoint presentation and 1 self-paced training module for students.

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