LISD Has The Highest Ebook and Audiobook Usage


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By Alison Wade

Lewisville ISD has the highest ebook and audiobook circulation of any school district in the country.

Through the student reading app, Sora, students can read e-books or listen to audiobooks on their phones, tablets, and computers. Lewisville ISD has enabled students to read ebooks they choose or use teacher selected digital books.

Digital reading had become very popular within the school district- specifically with the younger people. Sora offers a multitude of books that you can read with your own preferences. Sora offers dyslexic fonts, audiobooks, and preferences on size of texts and colors. Everyone can read in their own style.

“We were thrilled when we learned Lewisville ISD has the highest circulation in the nation,” said Robin Stout, media services and emerging technologies administrator at Lewisville ISD. “Our students, teachers, and librarians have been very pleased with the ease-of-use and student-friendly features in the Sora app. Some of the younger students race each other to earn badges within the app and I have had numerous requests for more Read-Along titles.”

Lewisville ISD has shown that the district’s Library Media Services efforts are very successful. Sora, is safe and convenient for students and can be accessed anywhere. Lewisville ISD has successfully become the highest ebook and audiobook circulator of any school district in the country and LISD could not be more thrilled.

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