A Deep Dive into the NEW Lerner ™ Sports Database

by Kris Tomes, Digital Product Manager  

This fall, we launched a brand new, high-interest database for sports fans, reluctant readers, and report writers! Lerner Sports Database is our new offering for grades 2-5 — with 100+ articles, 2,000+ fast facts, 2,000+ photos, 1,500+ glossary definitions, and growing. Expertly-leveled articles will be updated quarterly to make sure your students are receiving the most up-to-date information, and brand new articles will be added every semester so there will always be something new to read. Read More

How to Get the Most Out of Interactive Books

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By Kate Schefer, Digital Products Coordinator

In the Digital Department, we work hard to find new ways to present our books, and one of our most exciting products is Interactive Books. These books are geared toward K-6 readers, and are chock-full of interactive features to customize the experience for each type of reader. These are especially helpful for struggling or ESL/ELL readers who may need to go at a different pace than their peers, and for students building reading comprehension. Let’s take a walk through one of our newest titles, Discover Cryobiology, to understand how these enhanced books can be utilized in many ways.

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NEW Audisee® eBooks with Audio Coming this Fall

By Kris Tomes, Associate Digital Product Manager

Great news for teachers and librarians trying to reach reluctant and struggling readers! This fall we’re expanding our award-winning Audisee® collection to include 905 eBooks with audio. Audisee eBooks with Audio help readers build key literary skills by pairing voice narration with sentence highlighting, making it easier to engage students with high quality stories. Read More

Combating 5 Common Excuses Not to Read This Summer

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The end of the school year is imminent, and most students can’t wait to trade their backpacks for bathing suits. Don’t despair! Summer vacation can be full of educational experiences: traveling to new places, learning a hobby or sport, or interacting with nature at camp. But no matter their plans, there is always time to squeeze in some reading. Read on for our creative responses to some typical excuses to skip summer reading.

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