In The News: 11 best educational smartphone apps for kids

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Biblionasium was featured as one of Gearbrain‘s 11 best educational smartphone apps for kids. Read more >>

In The News: 10 ways to use technology to promote reading

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Biblionasium was featured on eSchool News as part of an article on using technology to promote reading. Read more>>

10 Graphic Novels To Kick Off Summer Reading

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Summer is almost upon us, which means it’s time to consider your kids’ summer reading picks. Some kids naturally gravitate toward reading during the summer, but others might require encouragement to read.

We’ve compiled a list new, award-winning and diverse graphic novels. Each one is an artistic take on the written word and speaks to a different aspect of the human experience.

These fresh, intriguing books are sure to entice even reluctant readers.

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In the News: Biblionasium Social Reading Site Earns Top Ratings From Educators

On April 11, 2019, Biblionasium was Tech & Learning’s Site of the Week. Read their assessment of Biblionasium here.

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FAQs: Destiny Administrators

How do I force a sync from Follett Destiny Discover?

If any of your account data is incorrect, or if you need to add new accounts, you may need to force a sync to Biblionasium without waiting for automatic sync to run.

First, visit your Destiny Back Office and add the new accounts and/or address any errors present. Then log back into Biblionasium and go to your Screenshot 2018-12-27 13.48.05.png. Click the checkbox next to “Schedule the next sync to run immediately.”

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Don’t forget to scroll down and click Screenshot 2018-10-10 15.13.21.png to save the change.

Then go back into Destiny, go to Back Office > Site Configuration > Site Info and click Screenshot 2018-10-10 15.17.34.png.

How do I move students to new groups at the beginning of the school year?

There are three ways to move students between groups as a Destiny administrator. If you manage your groups through Destiny, simply update the listings in your Destiny Back Office and sync over the new groups.

If managing groups through Biblionasium:

  1. You can use the “All Students” feature.
  2. You can distribute group codes so your students can join their own groups.

How to Fight the Summer Slide with Biblionasium

Screenshot 2018-12-06 14.02.57The summer slide is that unfortunate phenomenon that occurs when kids start losing skills they worked so hard to learn over the school year. Unless they practice those skills, it’s easy to lose all that progress they worked so hard to achieve. But getting kids to actually sit down with a book, pay attention to the book, and record what they’ve read when pools, sprinklers and sparklers are calling their name can feel like pulling teeth.

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Our Students’ Top Picks for Presidents’ Day

Happy Presidents’ Day! Here are the books about presidents our students say are their favorites.

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