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    • Audio Books
    • What is an Audio Book?
      • A recording of an oral reading of a book, often in abridged form.
      • Abridged forms such as audiocassettes, CDs, MP3, etc.
    • Examples Upper Elementary Audio Clip Teen Audio Book Clip
    • What are the differences in reading strategies for audio books as opposed to print?
      • Audio books help auditory learners.
      • If an audio book is used with the paper copy of the book as well it targets auditory and visual learners.
      • Having these two options increases the ability to help most learners.
    • Can students increase their reading capabilities with audio books?
      • Yes.
      • They give all readers more confidence in themselves by allowing them to read books above their own level of reading.
      • They help them by having
      • students be read aloud to
      • which helps them with
      • comprehension.  
    • Pros for Use with Teens
      • Important for Adolescents with busy lives
      • Good for struggling, blind, disabled, visually impaired readers
      • Gain and improve vocabulary and communication skills
      • Listen to the book and see the words at the same time
      • Makes interest and confidence go up
      • It is like being read to aloud so comprehension goes up
      • Allows struggling readers to hear books above their reading level
      • Positive attitudes for readers because they are then involved in class discussions
      • Helps with clarity and the ability to keep up with the class
      • It is also a different resource to be used in the classroom
      • Benefits every student in the classroom
      • Don't be afraid to use in the classroom
            • List provided by Kaylene Beers
    • Where to find the best audio books and how to keep up to date
      • http://www. librivox .org
        • Download and preview audio books, many for free
      • http://www.ala.org
        • Audio books for young adults top ten list
      • Go to your nearby library book store to find new releases and older audio books
    • Research Articles & Web Sites
      • www. audiobookone .com/ audiobook -articles.html
        • Website containing articles about audio books and related topics.
      • www. nytimes .com/2008/03/03/business/media/03audiobook.html
        • Article by New York Times (2008) titled: Publishers Phase Out Piracy Protection on Audio Books
      • http://www. rfbd .org/ ResearchFlyerReprint _R2%208-07. pdf
        • RFB&D’s article on Learning Through Listening and Eight Benefits of Using Audio Books
    • Two Techniques from Beers
      • Paired Reading (Listening)
        • Let students pick a partner or purposefully pair a strong reader with a weak one
      • Readers theater
        • Allows a small group of students to perform a text
            • Beers pp. 199
    • Top 3 Audio Book Resources
      • http://www. audiobookshelf .com/listen.html
      • Contains information about the use of audio books for teen readers written by Kylene Beers, a database of audio books searchable by title, author, or grade level, curricular connections, and links to other websites and further reading material connected to the audio book. 
      • 2. http://www.ala.org/ala/ mgrps / divs / yalsa /
        • booklistsawards / amazingaudiobooks / audiobooks . cfm
      • Each year 20 fiction audiobooks and 1 non-fiction audiobook are chosen for teens age 12-18.  The website has the lists from 1999-2009.  Much more information can be found on this website including:  Top Ten picks by teens, technology info, and quick pick book choices. 
      • 3. http://www.audiobooks.com
      • Contains audio books you buy, rent, download, and trade
    • Access to audiobooks, free, public library, purchase
      • www. starfall .com reads outloud to children
      • www.audible.com can rent or buy audibooks
      • www. librivox .org can dowload audiobooks for free
      • www. recordedbooks .com/school
      • Many public libraries have audio books that children and adults can check out as well often for a week or longer at a time
    • Websites and Other Useful Links
      • www. wiredforyouth .com/books/index. cfm
        • lists popular audio books
      • kids. learnoutloud .com/
        • has actual educational audiobooks that can be downloaded (most cost money, but some are free) organized by 8 and under, 9-12, and teens
    • Our Five Favorite Audio Books
      • Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis -Selena
      • The First Part Last by Angela Johnson -Brie
      • The Bronx Masquerade by Nikki Grimes -Rachael
      • Identical by Ellen Hopkins-Jessica
      • Joyful Noises by Paul Fleishman -Katie
    • This Presentation was Created by:
      • Jessica
      • Brie
      • Selena
      • Katie
      • Rachael