K-12 Schools Staff Training
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
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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
Sora Connections: It’s About Access (August 2022)
Ensuring students have access to the right books and learning materials is more important than ever. Did you know that Sora automatically filters which digital books students can read, based on their login? Or that students can instantly expand their access to hundreds more digital titles from the public library in Sora?
Join OverDrive experts to learn more about what’s happening behind-the-scenes, how your digital collection is already working to individualize access, and how Sora appears for different user types. Explore benefits of a Public Library CONNECT partnership, and receive tips and tricks for implementation across your entire school community. AWatch video
Sora Connections: Making the Most of Your School Breaks (May 2022)
This Sora Connections session is intended for educators with a basic understanding of Sora who want to:
- Explore how Sora and other no-cost resources can support students 24/7
- Increase student equity, access, and engagement with Sora - even when school isn't in session!
- Ensure their school is set up for success with Sora before students leave the building