"I have 6 Kindles up and running, and all I have done is to add a password to the internet connection that the student does not know. This seems to work as far as I can tell - when I tried to get around it I couldn't, and so far no…"
We have been using Kindles for over a year. We have never (knock on wood) had a student download a title they weren't supposed to. We informed the students that if they would ever like to read a particular book on their…"
"Thanks so much for that useful info. I really appreciate it. I will get back when I get my titles added and think about how best to organize them...that will be another step in this process. :) Again, thanks."
"I've checked with Buffy Hamilton and several others---as far as library lending go, most are satisfied with "deregistering" the kindles before giving them to students. Of course, whenever they are returned or when you want to…"
"I asked myself this question also.
I decided that I would "ease" into the circulation of my 10 Kindles by starting with my HS book club kids. We discussed student use and my expectations, they signed a contract agreement…"
Hi - I have a couple of very different questions both relating to student use. I am at the point where I am about to add titles to the Kindles. How have people handled the prevention of kids ordering items? Did you de-register the kindles when you placed them in students' hands after the books were downloaded? Do you let your students take the Kindles home or do they use them only in school? Did you build up to out-of-school use and just ~kaboom ~ went ahead with it? Thanks for any…See More
"Our finance department set up a corporate Amazon account and we give them the amount of the eBooks we would like purchase and the emails associated with the Amazon accounts. They buy the gift cards with the corporate account sending them via email…"
"I have been buying American Express credit cards at drug stores (with my own money and the school then reimburses me). I attach the cards to my Kindle account and spend them until they're gone. I also heard that some drug stores sell Amazon…"
"Thank you, I am hoping that this is not going to be a problem for my business manager. I guess I thought because the library has account, we could do POs. but when I started to go through the information, I realized I was probably wrong about that.…"
Can schools with accounts with Amazon use POs to pay for ebooks for the Kindles? Do you have to set up a credit card to order books? Any help would be appreciated as my Kindles (6) are on their way. Thanks
Melinda, 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!).