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Educators Group Webinar with Kathy Parker from Nov 9. Learn the steps to implementing an ereader program at your school from a school librarian who has been there!

Educators Group Webinar with Kathy Parker from Nov 9. Learn the steps to implementing an ereader program at your school from a school librarian who has been there!

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    • Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      with Kathy Parker
      November 9, 2010
      8:00 EST – 8:45 EST
      Sponsored by
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
      (a joint project of eReadia LLC and M-Edge Accessories, LLC)
    • Before you order your e-readers
      Which e-reader do I buy?
      Where do I get the money?
      Are there grants available?
      Creating an Educators’ Planning Committee
      Who falls into the target student group?
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Ordering your e-readers
      • Amazon Corporate Account
      • Purchase Orders
      • School Credit Card
      • School Procurement Card
      • Accessories: e-readers need to be protected
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Buying and Managing Books
      • Need to have one designated person in charge
      • All Kindles need to be numbered to coincide with Amazon’s “Manage Your Account” number, important for downloading titles
      • Develop a Kindle database to keep track of
      teachers/Kindles/titles
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Working with Students and Parents
      • Marketing your program to parents
      • Developing a school Kindle policy for students & parents to sign
      • Preparing for loss and damage
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Troubleshooting questions
      • Problems with students downloading titles
      • Can students delete titles?
      • Internet connection: policies and problems
      • Student damage to Kindles
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Keep Learning
      • Connect with Other Educators: Kindle, Nook, and More Educators Group (Ning)
      • Conferences and Groups: School Library Journal
      • Blogs:
      • EduKindle (E-readers and education focus)
      • Marianslibrary (Kathy’s blog)
      • A Kindle World (Kindle news and updates)
      • The Kindle Chronicles (podcast)
      • Ireader Review (tips)
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Contest drawing
      for
      Kindle, Nook (and more!) Educators Group
      By Kathy
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Questions and Answers
      with Kathy
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Additional Resources
      • A recording of tonight’s webinar will be
      available at the Educators Group (Ning).
      • Copies of tonight’s agenda and other
      resources will be emailed to attendees.
      • More information about Opples, a joint project
      of eReadia and M-Edge, can be found at the
      Educators Group (Ning).
      • Useful links mentioned tonight will be posted at www.EduKindle.com.
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Upcoming Events
      • Tuesday, December 7: Understanding
      E-book Formats and Finding Free Materials
      • Tuesday, January 11: e-Reader Device Review:
      Comparing the Options
      • More Webinars to Come in 2011!
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/
    • Contact Information
      Kathy Parker
      kathyp@sgs170.org
      Will DeLamater - eReadia
      willd@ereadia.com
      Lauren Gartrell – M-Edge Accessories
      laurengartrell@buymedge.com
      Re-Kindle Kids with a Passion for Reading : Implementing an E-Reader Pilot Program at Your School
      A joint project of eReadiaLLCand M-Edge Accessories
      http://www.medgestore.com/opples/