Once your school district makes the commitment to have a digital library, the next step is for people to understand how they can stay engaged. In “Secrets from the Front Lines: How Schools Can Boost Digital Engagement,” Kelly Hladek, Library Media Specialist and Technology Liaison at Morton High School, School City of Hammond, IN, discussed best practices for engaging students, teachers and the community in the district’s eBook and audiobook collection. In just one year of having a digital collection, checkouts from the district’s digital library increased by 184 percent.
In this edWeb.net webinar from Exploring eBooks for K-12, Library Media Specialist Tina Berumen shared how she created a major eBook frenzy on her campus and implemented a completely digital library orientation. Find out how she is able to manage all of her school’s digital content under a single login system to keep her scholars accessing information safely, 24/7, from their own device.
Are you a fan of the Big6 and Super3 and looking for interesting ways to incorporate these problem-solving strategies into your teaching? You can use team teaching with the Big6 and Super3 in your classroom or library media center.
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