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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Virtual Learning Kit – Browsing, Building Carts, and Purchasing Titles in Marketplace

This kit contains 1 easy-to-follow elearning module for educators on getting started with Marketplace), an optional Marketplace assessment to check your understanding, a Word document of instructions, and a link to our staff K-12 librarians’ hand-picked lists of titles.

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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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Virtual Learning Kit – Sora and Marketplace

This kit contains 2 easy-to-follow elearning modules for educators (Sora and Marketplace), 1 easy-to-follow elearning module on Sora for students, a PDF of instructions, and 5 accompanying promotional graphics.

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Curriculum Kit – Reading to Learn with Sora

This kit contains 5 instructional video links and 5 accompanying PDF handouts.

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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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