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A cool new reading community for kids

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Read Middle-dot Win!!!

Fun for kids and valuable for teachers and parents

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  • Educators

    Meet your digital students on their turf.

    Inspire book discovery and book talk.

    Students easily share book reviews and recommendations.

    Effortlessly manage & monitor reading lists and reading challenges.

    It’s no muss no fuss when your students’ reading logs go digital.

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  • Kids

    This social network is 100% kid-tested & kid-approved.

    Read, Log, Win! A new winner each week.

    Connect with friends & see which books are popular.

    Recommend your favorites to everyone.

    Build your own virtual bookshelf.

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  • Parents

    Raise your kid's reading bar!

    Find books appropriate for your child's interests and ability.

    Check class assignments and see your child’s reading list, at any time!

    Our reading network is safe and secure. Your child’s privacy is our top priority.

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  • Take a Tour

    Check out our site.

    Explore this virtual community for ages K-8.

    See how our feature-rich site addresses the needs of this age group and supports independent reading.

    It’s simple to use. Best of all, it’s FREE!

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    Shannon Miller @shannonmiller

    Just so impressed with what @Biblionasium is doing and our students LOVE it. So do parents. :)

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    John Schu @MrSchuReads

    I spy 8 kids on Bibionasium. School doesn’t start for 30 minutes. I hear them discussing picture books.

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    ajpeanut @ajpeanut

    Thanks @donalynbooks – in love with this site – Goodreads for kids with rdg logs, shared shelves & parent access!

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    Courtney Woods @CourtneyM_Woods

    @BiblioNasium has been great motivator in my classroom – Ss make recommendations 2 e/o and “book talk” constantly

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    Kaitlyn Gentry @mk8g

    my boys are loving @biblionasium too! Reluctant reader, “guys, I recommended one book to everyone, ill do more tonight tho!”

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    Tiffany Cowley @TiffanyCowleyt

    @BiblioNasium love this! Made my heart smile as I watched second graders more excited about reading!

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    Julie Mahaffey @Jmahaffey4

    After 4 weeks using @BiblioNasium our 6th gd tcher reports the % of Ss logging reading minutes in higher then when Ss used paper log.

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    Penn GSE @PennGSE

    Real life kids who love to read are part of @biblionasium leadership #milkenpenngse

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    Maria Selke @mselke01

    Son who claims “my memory isn’t good” just typed in the whole Overlander Prophecy as part of his review on BiblioNasium

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    Stephen Gagnon jstephengagnon

    @BiblioNasium We’ve added a few more classes from my school. The teachers and students love your site.

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    Carol McLaughlin @missmac100

    I used BiblioNasium this year and it was GREAT instead of paper logs.

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    Jenny Tonks @ancestoir

    I *finally* discovered a Goodreads-style site for kids, called @BiblioNasium and my daughters already posting their favorite titles!

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    Sherry @LibraryFanatic

    I love @BiblioNasium! 6th grade Students do too!

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    Laura Komos @LauraKomos

    Have you tried out @Biblionasium? My first graders love it! Goodreads/Shelfari type site specifically for kids.

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    Niki Ohs Barnes NikiOhsBarnes

    @BiblioNasium Also, FINALLY got on BiblioNasium with my students and they LOVED it! I’ve hardly even seen them so excited. It was to cool!

  • BiblioNasium: Named a 2013 Best Website for Teaching and Learning by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL) The 2013 Best Websites for Teaching and Learning foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration.

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  • “Tell Me More”: Books Your Kid Might Give Up Video Games To Read CEO Marjan Ghara participates in a roundtable discussion [Audio Podcast]

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  • Motivating Independent Reading with BiblioNasium One great site that does so many wonderful things!

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  • 10 Tools Every Teacher Should Master This Summer ... transform your classroom in the fall ... real-time, collaborate and creative! No. 3 is BiblioNasium!

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  • NeverEnding Search — BiblioNasium: social reading for kids It's safe. It's free. It's fun. It's cool.

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  • How to Make Your Kid Love Summer Reading Education.com recommends some easy and fun strategies including going online to use BiblioNasium

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  • BiblioNasium....An Awesome NEW "Virtual Reading Village" The Third Graders LOVE!

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  • BiblioNasium: Where a School library, a Home library, and a Social Network Connect

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  • 6 Great Platforms Where Students Share Book Reviews and Reading Recommendations (First on the list for children under the age of thirteen.)

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Read & log 5 times a week.
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flex your reading muscles TODAY!

April 13, 2014 Mckayla M.

Biblio-Palooza

make reading part of your
everyday fun!

Do you know? The best predictor of reading achievement is
the amount of time students spend in
independent reading (1)
(1) Anderson, Wilson and Fielding

Reading 20 minutes a day =
1.8 million words a year =
1000 new vocabulary words

So ... pledge to TAKE 20! Reading 20 minutes a day can make a big difference!

  • Read at home.
  • Read wherever you are. Look around – read things like posters, billboards, signs.
  • Make it fun – pick out books purely for pleasure reading.