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TeachingBooks Expands Content, Adds New Features

Posted Nov 17, 2005
Bookmark and Share has announced the expansion of its content and addition of new features designed to help educators use technology to reveal the spirit and personality behind books.

With more than 4 million student users, now includes simpler searches, curriculum-aligned resources, and training materials to enhance usability and facilitate classroom integration. In addition, continues to increase the number of online resources available, now offering more than 10,000 author programs, book readings, book guides, and other multimedia resources.

Enhanced search capabilities allow for quick and easy navigation, offering educators the option of searching by author, title, keyword, grade level, or subject. A new QuickSearch function provides educators with access to English language learner (ELL) materials and state book award resources such as the Texas Bluebonnet reading list.

The latest version of offers easier accessibility for educators and students via one-password access. IP authentication provides automatic sign-in for students at school, eliminating the need for student passwords. 

In addition to improving search functions and access, a new section providing resources and services is now available to help educators incorporate into their lesson plans. The Educator Area features more than 600 thematic K-12 booklists, information on most English language children's and young adult book awards and distinctions, and thousands of links to professional resources for educators. To further support the use of in schools, support and training resources are now included with every subscription.

To sign up for a free 14-day trial, visit


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