The digital difference

Build a culture of reading with ebooks & audiobooks

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When it comes to giving students equitable access to as many learning resources as possible, digital books can make a huge difference. In this webinar, hear from Havant Academy Librarian Joanna Parsons to learn how she uses ebooks and audiobooks to help boost reading among her secondary students. 

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Tom Henry - Education Technology, Contributing Editor


Meredith Wemhoff - Account Manager, OverDrive Education

Meredith Wemhoff is an OverDrive Account Manager on the Global Libraries and Education team and has the pleasure of collaborating with schools in the United Kingdom to bring digital content to their entire school community. She holds a degree in Spanish education, and is passionate about supporting primary and secondary school teachers and leaders.

Joanna Parsons

Joanna Parsons is a trained primary teacher from Portsmouth in the United Kingdom. She is now a librarian at Havant Academy. Books are her passion, and helping reluctant readers access reading material they enjoy is the best part of her role. When she isn't at school, she enjoys spending time with her friends and taking her dog for long walks on the beach.

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