Who can be a reading guide with BookNook? Any reader that is comfortable using a tablet or computer! It's an easy-to-use and intuitive program to use. Here are some types of folks that ay be at your school and/or site that can be a reading guide:
- Teachers: folding BookNook into your reading groups or after-school study sessions is an effective and easy way to have your guided reading groups go well.
- Paraprofessionals: utilizing BookNook to run high-quality reading instruction when working with kids is a wonderful way to maximize each moment you get with groups of 3-4 students.
- Volunteers: have some volunteers in the building and you're not sure how to always maximize their impact? BookNook is scaffolded to support all types of volunteers, regardless of their background.
- Other Students: Peers or near peers can be great guides too. Teaching them to use the system and lead a group is simple since BookNook is intuitive and fun. Oftentimes, slightly older students will lead a group of younger students through lessons with great success.