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

Download a kit to use with your staff or school community. For more information about our Training Kits, including how to use a ZIP file, check out our blog post: OverDrive training kits: Planning tools for the virtual classroom.

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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 export notes from Sora, 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, 1 demonstration checklist, and 1 set of instructions.

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PowerPoint Kit – Sora for Students

This template contains 1 PowerPoint presentation, 1 demonstration checklist, and 1 set of instructions.

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