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    • Playaway Using Playaway in your Classroom
      • Having trouble with your reluctant readers?
      • Need a new way to reach your students?
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      • The school library is now offering a new technology service to assist you in improving student literacy.
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      • Playaways can be checked out from the library to English classes.
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      • Come to the library and see the amazing titles that go along with your curriculum. 
    • What is it?
      • - Preloaded, credit card-sized, all-in-one audiobook
      • - requires no MP3 player
      • - only need AAA battery and set of earbuds
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      • - over 1800 titles
      • - across 27 genres
      Image from: http://www.voya.com/2010/11/17/electronic-eye-december-2010/
    • How Teachers can use it
      • - Encourage your reluctant readers
      • - Improve reading comprehension
      - Direct, easy to use - Slow down the reader's voice for improved retention - Place digital bookmarks   Image from: http://library.playaway.com/reference-desk/our-products/playaway
    • Integrates With Curriculum
      • Each Playaway comes with a CD-ROM containing:
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      •      lesson plans
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      •              worksheets
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      •                      quizzes
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      •                              project ideas
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      •                                          handouts
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    • Playaway Care and Etiquette
      •       Playaways are easy to care for!
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      •     No special cleaning or maintenance required. 
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      •      Just replace the battery when needed and that's it!
    • It's easy to use for any grade level!      Just press play then go! Image from: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/playaway.html
    • Advantages
        • Does not need a separate player.
        • Easy to carry.
        • Good for a single listener or...
        • Can be plugged into a desktop speaker for the whole class to listen to while they follow along in their books. 
        • Aligns with curriculum.
        • Lesson plans and forms provided.
    • Sample Lesson Plan
      • Materials:
      • Lord of the Flies Playaway Audiobook
      • Lord of the Flies paperback (class set)
      • Lord of the Flies study guide packet
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      • 1.  Review story up to present part in full class discussion.
      • 2.  Listen to Chapter 5.  Play Audiobook on Playaway through desktop speakers.
      • 3.  Students will follow along in their paperback book with the audio.  Stop the audio every so often, answer study guide questions.  Ex: The effect of fear on the complex characters.
      • 4.  Discuss the effect the audio has on the story.  Do the characters change in their mind?  How does listening differ from reading it on their own?
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      Image from: http://www.fes.follett.com/follett_fes_general/bookdetails.cfm?bID=1913709&bc=New&P=1&isbn=NONE&L=0&ShareID=0&FLP=0&PR=345&CFID=12215827&CFTOKEN=17737078
    • Curriculum Alignment
      • The previous lesson was designed with the following curriculum standards in mind:
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      • §110.31. English Language Arts and Reading, English I
      • (b)  Knowledge and skills.
      •      (5)  Reading/Comprehension of Literary Text/Fiction. Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of fiction and provide evidence from text to support their understanding. Students are expected to:
      •             (A)  analyze non-linear plot development (e.g., flashbacks, foreshadowing, sub-plots, parallel plot structures) and compare it to linear plot development;
      •             (B)  analyze how authors develop complex yet believable characters in works of fiction through a range of literary devices, including character foils;
      •             (C)  analyze the way in which a work of fiction is shaped by the narrator's point of view;
      •              (D)  demonstrate familiarity with works by authors from non-English-speaking literary traditions with emphasis on classical literature.
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      •      (24)  Listening and Speaking/Listening. Students will use comprehension skills to listen attentively to others in formal and informal settings. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater complexity. Students are expected to:
      •             (A)  listen responsively to a speaker by taking notes that summarize, synthesize, or highlight the speaker's ideas for critical reflection and by asking questions related to the content for clarification and elaboration
    • What do others say about Playaway?
      • "Plug your students into something you can feel good about; engage their learning and open a world of reading to them in a whole new dimension." 
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      • "...the Playaway may be the most convenient means available for getting audiobooks to your students." - Jeff Hastings, Highlander Way Middle School, Howell, MI.
    • Works Cited
      • Hastings, Jeff. "Playaway." School Library Journal 53.2 (2007): 23. Academic Search Complete . EBSCO. Web. 13 Oct. 2011.   
      • Playaway® and Playaway View® Preloaded Audio and Video    Players . Web. 13 Oct. 2011. http://www.playaway.com/ .
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      • "Playaways -- Pamunkey Regional Library." Home Page -- Pamunkey Regional Library . 12 Oct. 2011. Web. 13 Oct. 2011. http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/playaway.html .
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      • "Playaway® Self-Playing Digital Audiobooks." Follett Educational Services: K-12 Used Textbooks, Brand-New Classroom Literature and Supplemental Materials . Web. 13 Oct. 2011. http://www.fes.follett.com/playaway/playaway.cfm .