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ROAR for 11/18/2016

As you may have seen in the recent SLS Update, we are continuing to add to the eBook collection.  New eBooks have just been purchased for Rosen.

BOCES2 SLS now provides these collections for you and your students:


Ø Spotlight on American History

Ø Spotlight on Ancient Civilizations: Egypt

Ø Spotlight on Ancient Civilizations: Greece

Ø Spotlight on Ancient Civilizations: Rome

Ø Spotlight on Native Americans - Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) and Delaware (Lenape)

Ø Spotlight on NY (see screen capture below)

Ø Spotlights on the Rise and Fall of Ancient Chinese Civilization

Ø Spotlight in the Rise and Fall of the Ancient Indian Civilization

Ø Spotlight on the 13 Colonies: Birth of a Nation

Ø Spotlight on the Rise and Fall of Ancient Mesopotamian Civilization*

* Collection is on Rosen book shelves and will be added to your Destiny catalog soon.


Rosen eBooks provide well researched, interactive K-12 eBooks focused on literary nonfiction.     Elements of these eBooks include:

·        Full color pages

·        Videos and photos

·        Actor-narrated audio

·        Curriculum connections

·        Planning guides, lesson plans, study guides and printable activities

·        Dynamic maps and timelines

·        Primary sources, images and key documents

·        Vocabulary definitions and audio pronunciation



If you aren’t familiar with the Rosen eBooks, consider these features:

·        Most of the Spotlight Series books have an alignment to the Information Fluency Continuum (IFC)

·        Many of the sets are aligned to the C3 Tool Kit for Social Studies

·        All eBooks are aligned to state, national, STEM and Common Core standards. 

·        Titles may be read on tablets, smart phones, laptops, Chromebooks, interactive whiteboards and flash-enabled eReaders (Kindle, Nook).    The responsive design automatically adjusts the screen display to work on any mobile device. 

·        All titles allow for unlimited simultaneous access for Monroe2-Orleans BOCES schools. 


You may access the Rosen eBooks in one of two ways:

1.     Go to the BOCES2 SLS ebooks webpage and click on the Rosen Learning Center icon.     If accessing from a school site, you should be logged in and see your bookshelf.    Please use your school ebook username and password if accessing from off-site.  If you have not done so already, you may include a link to the eBooks from your library webpage.


2.     Search for a book title in your Destiny library catalog and then Open the book from the Search Results page.

If you have any questions about accessing your eBook collection, please contact Lindsay Neumire.