K-12 Schools Staff Training
Level Up with Sora for Your Classrooms and Curriculum (August 2021)
Do you ever wish your students engaged with books like they do with video games or social media? Or that you could make reading fun while meeting your students’ varied learning needs? Sora has all the tools to help you level up and make this a reality.
Join OverDrive’s K-12 experts as we share ways Sora can encourage book discovery and motivate students to read more. We’ll demonstrate Sora’s flexible reading tools and provide tips and resources to help your school community fully leverage digital content.
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Expand Your Chinese Content Catalog (August 2022)
Join OverDrive and representatives from five prestigious publishing houses to learn about Chinese titles that will expand your collection and delight your users. We’ll share titles for all ages and interests, including children's literature, artistic works, cultural books, and more! You’ll receive a link to all titles discussed in the session for easy shopping and curating.Watch video
World Literary Tour: Spotlight on OverDrive’s Spanish-Language Catalog (May 2022)
Mucho gusto! Next stop - Spain! Discover OverDrive's Spanish-language catalog and learn how you can support World Languages for your library or school with digital content. Join our experts for this webinar to explore:
- OverDrive's Spanish catalog and featured Latin-American and European authors
- Shopping and selecting Spanish-language titles in OverDrive Marketplace
- Featured collections on the World Literary Tour schedule and where to find them
Bridging the Gap: Using Sora to Reclaim Unfinished Learning (September 2021)
How can Sora be a bridge between unfinished learning and thriving students? What can learning continuity, differentiation and inclusion, and data-driven decisions do to support all students amidst the widening educational gap? Join us to explore these topics and more with our OverDrive staff K-12 librarians.
- Introduction 0:00-5:05
- Data-driven decisions: Defining the problem 5:06-11:41
- Learning continuity: Getting from here to there 11:42-26:16
- Differentiation and inclusion: Learning for all students 26:17-36:13
- Recap & Resource Center 36:14-45:50
- Next steps 45:51-48:13