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e-Book Nook Overview 2011

  1. 1. Akron Ready StepsOverview of the e-Book Nook February, 2011
  2. 2. What  is  Akron  Ready  Steps?   • The  University  of  Akron  and  ASCA   have  been  awarded  federal  funding   to  train  Head  Start  teachers  for  a   strong  preschool  program  in   language  and  literacy.       • The  purpose  is  to  help  all  of  our   children  get  ready  for  school.  
  3. 3. ARS  Goals   •  Best  pracAce   •  EssenAal  early  literacy  skills   •  Knowledgeable  educators   •  21  century  learning  environments   •  Engaged  parents  and  communiAes  
  4. 4. ARS  Sites   • Five  Points  I   • Arlington   • Robinson  CLC   • Cedar  
  5. 5. E-­‐Book  Nook  –  Ini<al  Design   • Teachers  were  given  design  specificaAons   asked  to  make  arrangements  for  the  e-­‐book   nook  in  their  classrooms.   Basic  Design  SpecificaAons   • Asus  EeeTop  ET2010PNT  Touchscreen  All-­‐in-­‐One  PC   • Apple  8  GB  iPod  Touch   • e-­‐Book  SubscripAon   • Clearly  located  in  classroom;  signage   • SeaAng  for  3  children  +  teacher   • Low  noise  level   • Access  to  wifi  +  power  outlets    
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  10. 10. E-­‐Book  Nook  –  Post  Feedback  Design   • Teachers  were  given  design  recommendaAons,   addiAonal  furnishings  and  asked  to  reconfigure   their  classroom  for  a  refined  e-­‐book  nook   design.  
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  15. 15. Visit  hYp://akronreadysteps.ning.com/     hYp://akronreadysteps.ning.com/    

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