Preliminary Fall Results Show BookNook Students are Closing the COVID Reading Gap

BY BEN KOSHLAND // NOVEMBER 19, 2020

BookNook Takes a Stand With Equity-Based Pricing

BookNook Takes a Stand With Equity-Based Pricing

Equity has been one of BookNook’s core values since the very beginning of our journey. The phrase we use to define it is “We Are Our Community.” We talk about it that way both because we want our team to look like our users, but also as a...

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Lessons from adopting a new Curriculum

Lessons from adopting a new Curriculum

Curriculum adoption is one of the most important processes that a School District goes through.  The process is lengthy, costly and does not happen often, yet it directly affects the teaching and learning of everyone in the...

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Diversifying the Literary Canon of Children’s Books

Diversifying the Literary Canon of Children’s Books

There’s a constant need to address diversity in literature, specifically in children’s books. During their most impressionable years, it’s important that children are able to see reflections of themselves throughout their environments,...

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Creating a Literacy-Rich Environment

Creating a Literacy-Rich Environment

Creating a Literacy-Rich Environment By Samantha Burke Facebook Twitter Instagram Linkedin About the author: Samantha Burke is a credentialed reading specialist that has worked with children in the San Francisco Bay Area for ten years....

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Engage your K-5 Students with These 5 Reading Tips

Engage your K-5 Students with These 5 Reading Tips

Engaging students in meaningful conversations about what they are reading is so important in helping students get the most out of instructional time. Getting students engaged in reading and talking about what they are reading will...

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A Day in the Life of a BookNook Reading Guide

A Day in the Life of a BookNook Reading Guide

I want to live a day in the life of a Reading Guide... That’s what I found myself countlessly saying when I started my PeopleOps journey at BookNook.  I heard great things about our application that was created to support children’s...

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Technology in Education: Barriers to Success

Technology in Education: Barriers to Success

Back in 1986, Ohio educator and school administrator Howard Merriman bemoaned "the challenges brought by the incursion of technology into the schools." He was talking about electric typewriters and programmable televisions, but 40 years...

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The BookNook Olympics

The BookNook Olympics

These past few weeks at BookNook HQ in Oakland, we’ve been in the midst of our own Olympics. And no, we’re not talking about the March Reading Madness we’re working on with all of the schools using BookNook. We’ve been working hard with...

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5 Creative Uses of Technology in the Classroom

5 Creative Uses of Technology in the Classroom

Considering the pervasiveness of smartphones, the concept of "technology in the classroom" isn't without controversy. The jury is still out on whether or not kids should be allowed to or even encouraged to bring their phones to class....

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