Bookshare.org is a repository of books in digital format for eligible students. Eligible students are those who are unable to read standard print because of a visual impairment, physical impairment, or learning disability, such as Dyslexia.
Use Bookshare to ensure that eligible students who use assistive technology to read have timely access to copyrighted materials in the format they need.
Teachers use Bookshare to provide books to students who need a digital version of novels or text books for school.
Parents can also help students access any book they like through an Individual Membership.
Bookshare or Learning Ally: Which service works best for my students?
There are three easy options for getting MCPS teachers and students started with Bookshare. During Distance Learning Option B: Teacher Guided is recommended.
In MCPS, most students use one of the following tools to read books from Bookshare:
Students with Individual membership (Option C) can also use any of the other formats available in Bookshare.