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Thursday, November 14

Presenter: Jenny Takeda

Beaverton School District (OR)

6:00pm

District Librarian Jenny Takeda will share how the Beaverton School District (OR) has teamed up with the local public library to provide students youth access cards. Through this dynamic partnership, students can not only check out physical books but also seamlessly browse and borrow from the library’s digital collection with the Sora app they use to enjoy the district’s ebook and audiobook collection.

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Friday, November 15

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Presenters: Megan Mannion & Gus Faramkidis

Library Media Learning Specialist & Teacher-Librarian

7:00am

Whether students are reading for class or fun, the Sora app makes it easy: Powerful learning tools paired with essential titles means students gain 24/7 access to the content they want and the support they need. Discover how Sora’s features like public library connectivity, Google Classroom integration and multilingual interface are helping open a world of reading for all students.

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Presenter: Kay Koepsel-Benning

Elmbrook Schools (WI)

10:00am

Author visits? Check. Community partnerships and book clubs? Check. Interdistrict collaboration? Check. Leveraging technology? Check. Don’t miss Elmbrook Schools (WI) Director of Library Services Kay Benning’s successful checklist for building a culture of reading in your learning community.

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Presenter: J’aimé Pfeiffer

WSWHE BOCES (NY)

1:00pm

Learn how WSWHE BOCES (NY) School Library System Coordinator J’aimé Pfeiffer has increased circulation with the Sora student reading app and how integration with Google Authentication has taken usage even further.

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Presenter: Mary Crowley

CCSD 146 (IL)

3:30pm

A digital reading platform is only useful if students can easily demonstrate their knowledge and comprehension of what they’ve read. Central Middle School (IL) Media Center Director Mary Crowley will share the streamlined process her school is using for class sets, exporting notes and highlights and sending annotations to Google Classroom for teachers to grade.

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Saturday, November 16

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Presenters: Lauren Bogatay Tubbs & Judy Cluggish

OverDrive Education

12:00pm

Whether students are reading for class or fun, the Sora app makes it easy: Powerful learning tools paired with essential titles means students gain 24/7 access to the content they want and the support they need. Discover how Sora’s features like public library connectivity, Google Classroom integration and multilingual interface are helping open a world of reading for all students.

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