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Posted: January 21, 2013

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Educators Enjoy Barnes & Noble Boundless Book-a-thon

Barnes & Noble at Coronado treated teachers at the Educator Reception held on January 15. The week of January 12-10 was designated as Educator Week and provided savings and discounts on a variety of purchases.

Jessica Quintana, Freshman English teacher at Rio Grande HS, enjoys visiting with authors Bonnie Rucobo, (King Pachuco and Princess Mirasol) and Stephan McRanie (Mal and Chad series) at the Boundless Book-a-thon last week at Barnes & Noble.

The highlight of the week was the Boundless Book-a-thon event.  Local authors and their books were showcased at the event.   Hispanic, Native American and New Mexican cultures were represented by the books, which were available for purchase at the authors’ table.  Tea, treats, raffles and a 25% discount off books and games added to the festive nature of the reception. 

The Nook HD and HD+ were showcased with a new app. called Nearpod which allows teachers  to create lesson plans, show them on NOOK devices, control the presentation via the teacher app/NOOK and receive results from quizzes.

Barnes & Noble at Coronado has been a Join-a-School business partner for many years, offering a variety of support and services to APS.   Community Relations Manager Sally Newcomb is available to participate in school literacy activities and can help schools order books to support curriculum.  In store events like book fairs, tours and story hours are available as well.    In store book fairs may be used as fundraisers.  Contact Sally at crm2049@bn.com for more information. 

Educators pre-k through 12th grade were able to save up to 25% on classroom and personal purchases, including 10% on music and movies.  Discounts were available online and a clearance table offered even more savings.   Look for the next Educator Week at Barnes & Noble to stock up on items for your classroom!

 

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