Novel Effect at ISTELive 23!

Novel Effect will be at ISTELive 23 in Philadelphia, June 25-28! We hope to see you there for read-alouds, laughs, and sweet swag.
Novel Effect is at ISTE23!

If you’re at #ISTELive in Philadelphia June 25-28, 2023, stop by booth 1860 to meet the Novel Effect team. Matt, Melissa, Lessa, Catherine and Kathi would love to share Novel Effect with you and maybe even get you to try a read-aloud at the booth! We’ll have lots of books, smiles, high energy, cool swag, and chances to win a Novel Effect premium subscription for your ENTIRE SCHOOL!

Experience Magical Read-Alouds

There will be plenty of places to find or hear about Novel Effect at ISTE this year! Every hour on the hour during ISTE, we’ll have special guests doing read-alouds at our booth – our Read Aloud Rockstars! Come listen to a story with a magical Novel Effect soundscape and meet some great new friends!

Sunday, June 25

12:30-1:30 pm, Terrance Ballroom IV

Leslie Fisher will announce a huge Novel Effect surprise update at her session “What Just Happened?”


Monday, June 26

9-9:30 am, Novel Effect Booth #1860

Shannon McClintock Miller has written a picture book called Sonia’s Digital World, and it will debut its soundscape at ISTE. Visit the Novel Effect booth to meet Shannon and check out her new book.

9:30-10:00 am, Capstone Booth #1328

Kathi Kersznowski, Novel Effect’s Community Connections Cheerleader, will join Shannon McClintock Miller at Capstone’s booth for a read-aloud of Sonia’s Digital World and Shannon will sign books afterward.

1-2:00 pm, ISTELive Learning Lab

Shannon McClintock Miller will be at the ISTELive Learning Lab on Monday for an interactive presentation called “Bringing Sonia’s Digital World To Life with Novel Effect and Merge!”

3-4:00 pm, Terrance Ballroom II/III

Join the Merrills for a special session, “10 Must-Try Interactive Story and Activity Ideas Using Novel Effect.”


Tuesday, June 27

11:00 am -12:00 pm, Quizizz Booth #844

Kathi Kersznowski will do a special demo at the Quizizz booth. She’ll showcase our partnership with them, and you’ll learn fun ways to make read-alouds more immersive and interactive!

1:45-2:45 pm, Librarian’s Playground; Playground B, Table 5

Three Novel Effect Ambassadors – Luis Oliveira, Nikki Jones, and Karey Killian – will teach you how to “Supercharge Your Read-Alouds with Novel Effect!”

Download the Novel Effect app to bring stories to life with music and sound that respond to your voice. 

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