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What’s Popular? Sneak Peak into Textbooks Schools Choose

Teachers know what works for their classrooms and students, and every summer our Account Managers work with schools and teachers to approve their booklists for the upcoming school year. Overwhelmed with options for teaching materials, it’s often a great textbook that can provide just the right pacing, activities, and extras...
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Taking Breaks During Online Learning

Attention can flag during the school day, whether in person or remote. Taking a break restores attention and relieves mental strain and fatigue. Brain breaks in the classroom benefit students – and their ability to learn. Here, we have gathered a few tips ideas on how to refocus and energize...
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Welcome Back to Teaching!

It’s back to school time! Whether you are teaching remotely or welcoming students back to the classroom, this year will not be ordinary. Many schools are finding new ways to support teachers and students as they prepare for, perhaps, the strangest year in the history of education! One of the...
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Flexibility for On Campus, Remote and Hybrid Approaches

Everyone knows they need to be flexible and have all of their learning materials and resources with them wherever they go. That's what we heard from Blackbaud Tech Solutions Engineer, Anne Kellerman. Anne is also an educator. She spent many years as the IT Director and Upper School Head at...
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Stories of Giving: How to Hack a Hackathon

Sofia is currently the Program Manager for Customer Success Operations at TextbookHub. In this role, she spends her time overseeing the customer support team and developing procedures and documentation so that customer support, product development, sales and marketing work together harmoniously. Sofia, in a blue shirt, assisting a team at...
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How Can eBooks Help Schools Now

Digital textbooks offer schools a number of advantages – especially when they want to stay flexible for on campus, remote or hybrid schedules. We had the pleasure of interviewing Anne Kellerman, Tech Solutions Engineer at Blackbaud, via Zoom and learning about what matters to her as an educator and also...
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The Uncertainty Principle: Budgets and More

It doesn’t take a serious mathematician to know that textbooks are expensive.   We had the pleasure of interviewing Anne Kellerman, Tech Solutions Engineer at Blackbaud, via Zoom and learning about what matters to her as an educator and also as an advisor to schools about Blackbaud products.   ...
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Class Sizes, Booklists, and More: Preparing for – and Predicting – 2020-2021 Enrollment

Schools are teaching remotely and giving their students instruction and support while schools are shuttered, but what happens in the fall? Javier Jurado, founder of TextbookHub, is often talking with administrators at this time of year, prepping book lists and planning for fall. But those conversations are a little different...
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The #1 Answer Was Digital

Our private school customers faced hassles and devoted a lot of time to have textbooks ready on the first day of school. Access codes, scratch codes, and waits for digital – it was a lot of work for something that should be simple and streamlined. https://youtu.be/RvXQxxtf4do?rel=0 Javier Jurado, the founder...
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Uncertainty for Fall School Re-openings: A Look Into One School’s Approach

Carol Vila is Director of Technology at Belen Jesuit and she has shared her perspective with TextbookHub for this article. Belen Jesuit, located in Miami-Dade County, Florida, closed the doors to their campus in mid March. They released classes, and then held 2 days of training for faculty, on using...
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Stories of Giving: Volunteering with Girl Guides

Welcome Jenelle, who has been a software developer at TextbookHub since January 2020! Jenelle does full-stack development on TBH web applications, which means she takes care of maintaining software and helps fixing bugs. Jenelle's interest in volunteering is about creating supportive connections in the community, especially creating opportunities for girls...