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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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  • 1. 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)
  • 2. 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/
  • 3. 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/
  • 4. 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/
  • 5. 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/
  • 6. 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/
  • 7. 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)
    • 8. Marianslibrary (Kathy’s blog)
    • 9. A Kindle World (Kindle news and updates)
    • 10. The Kindle Chronicles (podcast)
    • 11. 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/
  • 12. 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/
  • 13. 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/
  • 14. 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/
  • 15. 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/
  • 16. 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/