Smart. Simple. Sweet!
Here’s how it works: When you set up your free Brain Hive account, your school’s students and teachers gain access to a fun, vibrant online reading community where they can access 8,500+ eBooks. Your school pays only for what students and teachers check out, at a budget-friendly cost of $1 per title.
For details regarding costs, payment options, account set-up, access and administration, please see our Frequently Asked Questions or email a Brain Hive representative.
Made for Librarians
Brain Hive helps libraries stay relevant, delivering the latest nonfiction and high-interest books students and teachers want in a digital format they’ll love in a budget-friendly model you can afford. You control the eBook collections, your spending, and access. Accelerated Reader libraries benefit from online access to AR Quizzes through Brain Hive — the first ever opportunity to evaluate reading comprehension from an eReading platform. And, you can even add the most popular eBooks to your permanent library collection, using detailed metrics to justify every purchase.
Perfect for Students
Kids can get eBooks from Brain Hive at any time, using any Internet-connected device. Designating their unique reading interests, Brain Hive recommends just the right books for kids to engage them in reading. Our user-friendly eReader offers bookmarking, note-taking, sharing, and more. Kids never have to wait to check out and read books from Brain Hive, because access to every book is unlimited. Kids can also access Brain Hive from home, share what they’re reading with friends, and other fun activities — which is why parents think Brain Hive is pretty cool, too.
Helpful in the Classroom
Brain Hive adds excitement to classroom lessons, sparking engagement and creativity. Teachers can create book clubs, recommend leveled reading lists and resources that complement assigned reading, and even incorporate with interactive white board lessons. Brian Hive eBooks are aligned to the Common Core State Standards, STEM, and state standards for science and social studies.
Minimal Technology Requirements
Brain Hive can be accessed on virtually any PC or Mac desktop or laptop computer, as well as tablet computers with an Internet browser connection. Checked out eBooks may also be read via our Brain Hive iPad® eReader App.
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