Hello, BookBoxers! Welcome to the first post of our new blog created for you and by you! I’m very excited to get this blog started to share with teachers for your classrooms and parents at home. In this first post, I’m going to tell you about BookBox, how this blog works, and what to expect.
We’re BookBox, located in Pondicherry, India. BookBox’s mission is to make reading available to every child in their language through the development of AniBooks (animated books) with Same Language Subtitling (SLS), kind of like karaoke. We have over 35 languages and over 45 stories on our website and our YouTube page. Proven to advance reading skills, SLS is perfect for your classroom at diverse reading levels because it uses both visual and auditory sensors simultaneously, helping the viewers subconsciously improve their reading.
On our website, you can also find free PDF and MP3 versions of the story, games and activities related to the stories.
What to expect from this blog:
This blog is for BookBoxers made by BookBoxers. Our goal is to give you the best content and lesson plans around BookBox stories whether you teach Spanish in high school or English in the 2nd grade. The posts are written by a teacher or parent who has already used BookBox successfully and who wants to share their success with you!
How this blog works:
Do you use BookBox in your classroom, living room, or in your organization to improve literacy and language skills and you want to write one or more posts for this blog? That is fantastic! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Tamar Gaffin-Cahn, at the time this post was written, was BookBox’s Outreach and Social Media Coordinator. You can find her at email@example.com, on Twitter at @tamargc, going on outdoor adventures or eating delicious vegetarian Indian food.