[kids-lib] Learn to Engage Students in Literacy with Audiobooks - Free Webinar May 15

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Fri May 3 08:12:55 PDT 2013

This might be the FREE webinar for you if you know that audio book are great, but need help…

·         justifying them as equivalent to reading for all ages during the summer reading program

·         promoting them to parents wanting to help their kids improve literacy skills

·         selecting quality audio books for your collection

Learn more and register here: https://shop.mediasourceinc.com/ProductDetails.aspx?ocid=280

Questions? Contact:
Jennifer Bennett
Junior Library Guild
1-800-325-9558 ext. 7626
jbennett at juniorlibraryguild.com<mailto:jbennett at juniorlibraryguild.com>

Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528


Listen and Learn
Engaging Students in Literacy with Audiobooks

A FREE online live event!

Looking for ways to increase literacy skills such as fluency? Perhaps you’re in need of ways to assist students with comprehension of complex text? In meeting these Common Core State Standards, consider the audiobook. To celebrate JLG’s new audiobook level, this free webinar provides participants with information about the contributions of audiobooks to enhancing the reading process.

Brett Hodus, President and co-founder of Book Buddy Digital Media, will speak about the technology of audiobooks and how they impact the reading experience. Sharon Haupt, District Librarian for San Luis Coastal Unified School District in California, will speak about her experiences as Chair of the ALSC Notable Children’s Recordings Committee and her students’ success. Deborah B. Ford, Director of Library Outreach at Junior Library Guild, will moderate the discussion, providing marketing tips.

Participants will learn how to:

  *   Use audiobooks to increase student literacy
  *   Integrate audiobooks into their library program
  *   Recognize a good audio recording
  *   Market your audiobooks

Appropriate for school and public librarians, Grades K–12


Deborah B. Ford,
Director of Library Outreach
for Junior Library Guild

Brett Hodus,
President and co-founder
of Book Buddy Digital Media

Sharon Haupt,
District Librarian for San Luis
Coastal Unified School District in
San Luis Obispo, California

READ BIO<http://www.juniorlibraryguild.com/services/jlg-webinar-series/audiobooks#ford>

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READ BIO<http://www.juniorlibraryguild.com/services/jlg-webinar-series/audiobooks#haupt>

A 60-Minute Event on Wednesday, May 15 • 3 p.m. EST

Register at: juniorlibraryguild.com/usingaudiobooks<https://shop.mediasourceinc.com/ProductDetails.aspx?ocid=280>


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