Middle school - this student is a 7th grader. I think it will be popular with HS as well. I have a parent permission form - must be signed sealed & delivered before we will loan. There's a note on their library record that pops up,…"
I have only one story: the mother of a student who does not like to read emailed me to tell that he could not put the Nook down - his eyes lit up when I asked him whether he liked using the Nook. A definite "Yes"!"
Your issue is common. I also ran into the Tax Exempt issue. That one is really annoying.
What I ended up doing with the Nooks, bought a gift card and was reimbursed. Don't know if that will work for you. It's the tax exempt piece…"
"First of all, congratulations on the grant!
Here are a couple of thoughts: I like my color Nook (Nook II) very much. I also find the Nook I to be an excellent device. My students (MS) are happy with the Nook I.
Our GT teacher bought Kindles so that…"
Welcome. Glad to see someone from Chambersburg, PA, on the list. I graduated from Wilson and have good memories of Chambersburg.
Our school is all Mac, with all 7th & 8th graders having MacBooks. My library has just jumped into…"
"Yes, we bought the covers at the same time. Just called and said, cheapest ones, give us a variety. That worked. My next problem - adhesive transfer and sticky things attached to faux leather. I'm thinking some sharpie work on both Nook…"
"Lauren, the B&N time was about an hour. When she left us we were charging and had learned to share, download samples, and order. She left us with detailed instructions and a list of our password and other pertinent data.
As far as…"
"Thanks Sharyn. That's an excellent start for us. I like the one week at a time just to check their battery life and make sure they are not in the bottom of someone's locker.
My Nooks are charged and the delivery was very personal - the…"
Several people on the ning have posted Acceptable Use Policies as well check out forms available. Click Resources at the top of the ning and click Useful Forms in the drop down. Currently, there are three examples there. I would definitely have a plan in place and proper documentation should one get lost or damaged. Best of luck with your program. I'm sure it is an exciting time for you and your school.