Follett Shelf™ Classroom Connections™ is a digital learning platform that allows for lesson-based interactions between teachers and students within Follett eBooks. With Classroom Connections, you can prompt readers with questions, scaffold reading material and measure student engagement.
“Once we implemented Follett eBooks and Classroom Connections, our district's FCAT scores went up 23%. It has truly made a difference.”
Tracey Kendrick Principal at Clay Hill Elementary School
Utilize a Digital Learning Platform
Classroom Connections is built around cover-to-cover features that strengthen student learning and support your efforts to build a digital classroom. Classroom Connections brings these valuable upgrades to your Follett Shelf. With this digital learning platform, you can:
Customize the eBook reading experience; focus learning on standards with notes and lesson messaging
Receive detailed insight into student reading habits with Time-on-Task Reporting
Easily search all research databases at once with One Search™
Utilize teacher-curated websites to support research with WebPath Express™ integration (license required)
Meet the needs of struggling readers by sequencing a series of eBooks; Reading Paths build content knowledge and promote differentiated instruction
Encourage the adults in a student’s life to play an active role in their eBook reading exploration with Follett Shelf Parent Link
Enjoy easy integration; the additional features of Classroom Connections are automatically activated on your Follett Shelf after purchase
Classroom Connections for Follett Shelf supports both one-to-one and unlimited simultaneous access Follett eBooks.
Follett Shelf Classroom Connections includes integrated support for Reading Paths. Reading Paths allow teachers to guide their students’ reading experience by assigning a specific set of eBooks to an individual or group. These paths come in two forms: Fixed Reading Paths, where students must read eBooks sequentially, and Flexible Reading Paths, where students can read eBooks in any order. This is an invaluable resource for scaffolded instruction, as it allows educators to tailor digital learning to meet the needs of struggling and advanced students alike.
Frequently Asked Questions about Classroom Connections
Classroom Connections is a digital learning platform that utilizes a set of instructional tools to facilitate lesson-based interactions between teachers and students within Follett eBooks. Classroom Connections is a premium service that can be purchased by an individual school. Upon purchase and activation, Classroom Connections integrates with your Follett Shelf™.
For Classroom Connections pricing information, please contact your Follett sales representative.
The additional functionality provided by Classroom Connections will be automatically activated on your Follett Shelf after purchase.
Classroom Connections for Follett Shelf supports both one-to-one and unlimited simultaneous access Follett eBooks. Publisher-hosted eContent cannot be managed in Classroom Connections.