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Mr. Mercedes…NEW Stephen King Thriller!

Mr. Mercedes…NEW Stephen King Thriller! | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
Nothing will start your summer reading engine faster than a suspenseful thriller! And who writes them better than Stephen King? Fans of mystery and suspense fiction are revved up for King’s latest ...
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Penguin Group U.S.A. Pushes Bookshare Collection Above a Quarter Million Titles!

Penguin Group U.S.A. Pushes Bookshare Collection Above a Quarter Million Titles! | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
Penguin Group U.S.A. has signed an agreement giving Bookshare worldwide rights to their titles. Penguin has uploaded over 20,000 titles, pushing Bookshare’s collection to over a quarter million tit...
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#ATchat Weekly

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#ATchat Weekly, by Brian Wojcik: Chats on Twitter from #ATChat
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Common Core Weekly Round-Up – May 2, 2014

Common Core Weekly Round-Up – May 2, 2014 | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
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Teacher resources for National Teacher Appreciation week.

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13 Great Resources for Finding Free Public Domain Books

13 Great Resources for Finding Free Public Domain Books | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it

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Joshua's Success Story - BridgingApps

Joshua's Success Story - BridgingApps | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
Joshua was born in March of 1999. He was diagnosed at 2 weeks of age after several EEGs with total ACC (Absence of the Corpus Callosum). The Corpus Callos
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Valerie Chernek (valeriechernek)

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Valerie Chernek | Connecting what works in education. Technology advocate for teachers and children with disabilities. Storyteller. Nature girl. PEACE!
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Homework Assignment: “Give Every Student What They Need for Success!”

Homework Assignment: “Give Every Student What They Need for Success!” | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
Eighth grade students in Kristie Eagles’s Resource Room at Central Middle Schools in Michigan have social studies homework almost every night. These reading assignments typically cover two or three...
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Librarians' evolving digital roles | eSchool News | eSchool News

Librarians' evolving digital roles | eSchool News | eSchool News | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
School librarians play a critical role in today's schools--more critical than ever before. This report details some of their concerns.
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Bookshare Blog

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Latest news and updates from Bookshare
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Educators who use Bookshare and/or teach students with print disabilities, now is the time to get them individual memberships.  It's easy...here are the steps and a video tutorial.

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Early Concerns About E-Books' Effect on Reading Comprehension, Researchers Say

Early Concerns About E-Books' Effect on Reading Comprehension, Researchers Say | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
Researchers at West Chester University found that elementary students showed lower comprehension levels when reading on iPads versus traditional print materials.
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11 Reasons eBooks Can Improve Your Life @coolcatteacher

11 Reasons eBooks Can Improve Your Life @coolcatteacher | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
eBooks can improve your life but many people don't know about some of the advantages that they offer. This simple article shares 11 of them.
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Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging Learners

Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Interactive Video Tools for Engaging Learners | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
It's no secret that I am a passionate advocate for using video in the classroom. When used well, videos can help students make connections to people and ideas beyond their usual frame of reference. Th
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Bookshare Offers Another Option to Accessible Books

Bookshare Offers Another Option to Accessible Books | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
For several years Bookshare has been offering the world’s largest library of on-line copywrited books, magazines, newspapers, textbooks and periodicals to people with print impairments.
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8 ways to jump into eBooks | eSchool News | eSchool News

8 ways to jump into eBooks | eSchool News | eSchool News | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
This guide to jumping into eBooks can help school leaders design an implementation plan with all stakeholders in mind.
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http://bit.ly/1s47vRA

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UDL Principles to Reach Every Child w/ Karen Janowski

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Sharing Best Practices to Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Day!

Sharing Best Practices to Celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Day! | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
Today we recognize educators everywhere for their dedication to teaching. That’s why we’re featuring some of the country’s most effective educators and specialists who work with students with print...
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Mobile Learning Report Infographic

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The Mobile Learning Report Infographic provides a few interesting tidbits from The eLearning Guild's newest research report, Making mLearning Usable: How We Use Mobile Devices.

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Teachers Know Best - College Ready

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Common Core Weekly Round-Up – April 18, 2014 - Earth Day Teaching Resources

Common Core Weekly Round-Up – April 18, 2014 - Earth Day Teaching Resources | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
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MDR's Public School Enrollment Report

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Engaging Dyslexic Students with Digital Accessible Books by Texas Educator

Engaging Dyslexic Students with Digital Accessible Books by Texas Educator | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
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Common Core Weekly Round-Up – April 11, 2014

Common Core Weekly Round-Up – April 11, 2014 | Digital Accessible Books & Technologies = Learning Success | Scoop.it
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April 13 begins National Library Week!

 

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MDR: School Data for Journalists

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Follow Friday With Mario Oliveros Of Bookshare - Fedora Outlier LLC.

Reading has always been a passion of mine and when I began to lose my vision, one of my biggest fears was the thought that I would no longer be able to read my precious books. In time, I realized … Continue reading →
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