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Ivelysse Powers
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  • Farmingdale, NY
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Setting up a class set of Kindles

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anne Nardone Jun 29, 2011. 4 Replies

I am a high school special education teacher who teaces tenth grade English.  My director informed me that she may be able to purchase a class set of Kindles for me for next year.  I have a Kindle…Continue

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Anne Nardone replied to Ivelysse Powers's discussion Setting up a class set of Kindles
"We found it very easy to set up our Kindles and purchase books for them following Buffy Hamilton's resources.  She's terrific!  We added the Kindles as equipment into Destiny, too, but haven't decided how to handle the…"
Jun 29, 2011
Beth replied to Ivelysse Powers's discussion Setting up a class set of Kindles
"I have just started the process of ordering and setting up 48 color Nooks.  I was so relieved when I found this site.  Keep us posted on your progress, Ivelysse.  I'm sure I am not the only one who will benefit from your…"
Jun 28, 2011
Anne Nardone replied to Ivelysse Powers's discussion Setting up a class set of Kindles
"We just finishing charging our 20 Kindles and now we have to register them.  Not sure how this process will proceed as this is new to our district, too.  I will have to check out Kathy Parker as we were following Buffy Hamilton's…"
Jun 15, 2011
Will DeLamater replied to Ivelysse Powers's discussion Setting up a class set of Kindles
"Ivelesse, you might want to check with Kathy Parker (search for her on this Ning). She has been through this process. Also, Buffy Hamilton has lots of resources on this topic at The Unquiet Librarian blog. Sounds like a great opportunity!"
Jun 5, 2011
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Setting up a class set of Kindles

I am a high school special education teacher who teaces tenth grade English.  My director informed me that she may be able to purchase a class set of Kindles for me for next year.  I have a Kindle for personal use but I am unsure of where to begin to set up a class set.  Can anyone help me?  Thanks so much! IvelysseSee More
Jun 1, 2011
Will DeLamater left a comment for Ivelysse Powers
"Sounds very exciting! I am a former high school English teacher and can really see the advantages of font size manipulation, increased access, the blending of technology and reading without sitting in from of a computer...! Please keep me/us posted…"
Mar 4, 2011
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Kindle in the Classroom

A place to discuss the Kindle and how students are likely to use it. Will they read more? Will the device hold up or break easily? Will students find enough to read? Please share your thoughts and observations.
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Special Needs

The purpose of this group is to discuss and share information about how we are using or planning on using ereaders in a special needs classroom.
Mar 4, 2011
Ivelysse Powers left a comment for Will DeLamater
"Hi Will.  I am currently in the process of writing a grant for Kindles to use in my classroom.  I am a special education teacher to teaches 10th grade English and would love to utilize Kindles in my classroom.  I stumbled upon this…"
Mar 4, 2011
Will DeLamater left a comment for Ivelysse Powers
"Ivelysse, welcome to the group! Are you investigating the use of ereaders at your school, or do you have a pilot in place already? (Please upload a profile photo--go to settings under your name on the right and the option to upload is right at the…"
Mar 4, 2011
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Where do you teach?
Farmingdale High School
What grade level do you teach?
10th
Do you own a Kindle or other ereader?
Kindle
What kind of computer do you use?
PC
Where did you learn about this site?
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At 5:43pm on March 4, 2011, Will DeLamater said…
Sounds very exciting! I am a former high school English teacher and can really see the advantages of font size manipulation, increased access, the blending of technology and reading without sitting in from of a computer...! Please keep me/us posted on your experiences!
At 10:57am on March 4, 2011, Will DeLamater said…
Ivelysse, welcome to the group! Are you investigating the use of ereaders at your school, or do you have a pilot in place already? (Please upload a profile photo--go to settings under your name on the right and the option to upload is right at the top!).
 
 
 

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