K-12 Schools Staff Training
Sora Connections: Beyond Ebooks & Audiobooks (March 2022)
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
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AudioFile and OverDrive present: SYNC Audiobooks for Teens (April 2023)
Back by popular demand - it's SYNC 2023!
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."Watch video
Sora Essentials: The Reader Experience
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.
- Introduction 0:00-0:39
- Getting to know Sora 0:40-3:50
- How do you sign in? 3:51-5:12
- Live demonstration 5:13-30:33
- Five ways Sora serves students 30:34-32:22
- Next steps & resources 32:23-35:09
Sora & Marketplace Connections: Top 10 Tips from a Trainer (October 2022)
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.Watch video