These powerful eLearning tools enable greater connections and support between educators, parents, and students.
30+ Free Virtual Reading, and Learning Programs and Ideas for All Ages
Shannon McClintock Miller
Teacher librarian, and the Future Ready Librarians® spokesperson
Shannon has posted a collection of free resources for summer reading, exercising, coding, researching, and more, with age- and grade-level descriptions.
Your Time to Shine
Teacher Librarian, Skyview High School
Traci Chun has been working as a teacher and teacher librarian in Vancouver Public Schools in Vancouver, WA, since 1999.
Teacher-librarian Traci Chun shares ways to ease some of the eLearning overwhelm faced by educators and students. She created two videos to help you get started with Follett Collections by Destiny® and to serve as an example of what Future Ready Librarians® are doing to support remote education.
How School Librarians Are Getting Creative in a Crisis
eSchool News staff
Find out how school librarians are adapting to the pandemic and managing to provide educators and students with the information and tools they need from a distance.
Learning at Home in the Age of COVID-19
As schools close nationwide, our Follett family is here for you. Read more from Publishers Weekly on how we have extended our digital resources and created new offerings to support educators and families to assist with distance learning.
Use Google Classroom for Enrichment, Not Assessment
Copywriter, Content Marketing, Follett School Solutions
Amy spent 12 years as a high school English and journalism teacher, and five years as an instructional technology coach. She’s a Google Certified Educator and Google Certified Trainer.
“Just because you give your students assignments in Google Classroom, it doesn’t mean they have to be graded.” Here are some tips for using Google Classroom as a tool for enrichment.
Promoting Literacy and STEM During Distance Learning
Southwest Middle School, Palm Bay, Florida
Carrie Friday is the Media Specialist at Southwest Middle School in Palm Bay, Florida, and a 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year Finalist for Brevard Public Schools. She taught English (all grades 7-12) for seven years and Intensive Reading for two years. She’s certified in English Grades 6-12, Reading K-12, ESOL K-12 and Media K-12.
Take this timely, useful advice from a school media specialist on how to incorporate STEM, STEAM, and Makerspace in your eLearning and distance learning without losing your mind.
Leading eLearning: A Future Ready Library Opportunity
Executive Vice President, Follett School Solutions
A fifth-generation family member, Britten Follett leads the Follett PreK-12 business by being an advocate for educators in the classroom and the library.
Librarians can help educators and parents make the most of the tools they have – or the tools they may not know they have – for eLearning. Britten Follett explains our commitment to supporting and connecting educators in these challenging times.
With School Closures, Book Fairs Go Online
Learn more about how book fairs have shifted to their online options to adapt to eLearning. Follett Book eFairs can present a great opportunity for learners and schools who want to keep popular book fairs going.
Reading Aloud with Your Child
Director of Classroom Services, Follett School Solutions
Debra worked in public education for 30 years as a classroom teacher, K-12 curriculum director, and an adjunct professor. She has also worked with school districts around the country, helping them map their curriculum and implement edtech programs. She currently serves as the Director of Classroom Services for Follett.
Reading aloud with your child for only 15-20 minutes a day can have profound effects on their education. Find out why and discover new tips for reading aloud in this new video.
Educating from a distance is hard. You can rely on Follett to help.
Where can I find vetted, quality digital resources to support science, social studies, or English language arts (ELA) units for Grades K-12?
Classroom Ready Collections feature quality, vetted collections handpicked by educators to save you time searching for relevant materials. Finding quality resources has never been this easy! Each collection features diverse articles, photos, videos, audio sources, maps, timelines, interactive websites, and more. Our team has created more than 400 individual collections for Grades K-12, aligned to standards for science, social studies, and English language arts.
Where can I find engaging, interactive Grades PreK-12 eBooks that work on any device and cover social studies, science, English language arts (ELA), math, and more?
Lightbox™ provides a unique, student-centered, interactive learning experience focused on improving comprehension, vocabulary, and engagement – all within the same interface. Organized by series, Lightbox™ has content for science, social studies, English language arts (ELA), math, social and emotional learning (SEL), and more. Lightbox™ can be used on any device and reinforces learning through slideshows, quizzes, and keywords. Educators, students, and parents can now enjoy instructional support videos.
Where can I find resources to support and effectively implement distance learning?
To support distance learning initiatives, Follett has curated a variety of resources for educators, students, and parents. We hope the resources included on this site are helpful and relevant to you. If you have any questions, or if you need additional information, please let us know. Thank you for your trust.