Tales2go Newsletter

March 2016

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Connections to State Standards

With the varying standards across states, we put together a blog post to show you the countless ways audio books connect to different state standards.

Find connections to Common Core Standards, Florida LAFS, Virginia SOL, and Texas TEKS.

Attend a webinar

Audio books are an essential addition to your classroom, library, and home. They increase fluency and vocabulary, while strengthening comprehension skills. By listening to spoken, sophisticated words in context, students are able to understand information presented and get excited about reading. To learn even more and get started...

Register here for our next webinar on March 16, 2016 4:30 PM EDT/1:30 PM PDT.

and view other webinar opportunities here.

The audio book solution

Cathy Potter, an Elementary School librarian in Maine, shares her experience with Tales2go as an audio book solution for her school.

Read the many instances Tales2go is used in the classroom and library and view some snap shots of her students listening.

Closing the 30 million word gap

The CEO of Tales2go, William Weil, contributed to this great article published on eSchool News that expresses how important spoken words are for students.

"Proficient reading is predicated on having a large vocabulary, Weil said—and “it’s through repeated exposure to spoken, sophisticated words that you build vocabulary.” Listening to audio books can increase the frequency that kids are getting this exposure, both in the classroom and at home"

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"What's New" Blog (research, articles, awards, etc.)

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Newly Added Titles

Featured titles from smaller publishers

Freshbeat Audiobooks
  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge (Grades 3-5)

Afram Publications

  • Voice in the Forest (Grades 3-5)


  • Is Love a Fairy Tale? (Grades 3-5)
  • What are Dreams Made of? (Grades 6-8)

LBK Multimedia

  • El Flautista de Hamelin (Spanish)

Ina Allen

  • Nanushka: A Russian Children's Story (Grades 3-5)


  • Learning Disguised by Smiling (Grades 1-2) (Music)
  • Money Math (Grades 1-2) (Music)
  • Nursery Rhymes (PreK-K) (Music)