"Hello, I have been using Nooks with our K,1 ( wanted the record voice feature, Bookflix & Tumblebooks libraries and we use wireless web connection for going to teacher selected websites)
Now we are introducing the Kindle Touch…"
"I just finished doing this. You can have up to 6 Kindles on each Amazon account. I had already put my grant money on one gift card from Amazon, but had to get it refunded and then split it between the 5 accounts. Each account was…"
"I have compiled at list of books that are available on the Kindle. I will attach it when I get home this evening. There are some books my students want to read that are not available on the Kindle, but I was excited to see so many series books."
"Thanks for the info! Since the Kindles just arrived last week, I plan to use this year's class as guinea pigs to help me work out some of the logistics of using the readers for guided reading and lit circles. While, I've…"
"We are using Kindles for guided reading in first, second, and fourth grade at our school. We are also using them for intervention reading groups with second graders. At all levels students are reading books for independent reading on their…"
I am piloting the use of Kindles in the classroom. I have a 4th grade inclusion class and plan to use them for guided and shared reading. I would be interested to hear how other schools are using this technology.
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.
Lisa, welcome to the group! Are you investigating the use of ereaders at your school, or do you have a pilot in place already?
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