Fun with Purchasing: March DER Portal News

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DER Ordering Portal

Ordering season is here! 

Now is the time to begin to window shop, scout prices for budgeting, and even begin to build your Digital Educational Resource cart for the 2024-2025 school year!

Check out the "Buy Again" tab to make your life easier!

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If you have not ordered before and would like assistance, e-mail

DER ordering - all year!

Did you know. . . MISBO's order portal NEVER closes. You can order all year long. And, what's great, is we'll get the best prorated pricing for you if you purchase partway through the year! 

New Consortium partners

New Consortium partners
SchoolJoy is a comprehensive personalized learning platform that integrates learner experiences with powerful AI-enabled tools and advisors.

Consortium Webinars

Coffee Talks

Librarians | Academic Leaders | Technology Directors


Tuesday, March 19, 2024

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)


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Thursday, March 21, 2024 

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)


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Tuesday, March 25, 2024

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)


Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)


Tuesday, April 16, 2024

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM (EST)


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Consortium Highlights


Organize Your Classroom Library --> Increase Student Engagement

Help students take ownership of their reading by organizing classroom libraries! When students can find books based on author, title, and subject area, it may increase their motivation to read. Plus, teachers can engage with students more easily by directing reading choices depending on their individual needs and goals.

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a blue and white logoMake March Mythology Month

Did you know March is named after the Roman god Mars? In honor of Mars, FactCite is sharing resources for the study of mythology!

FactCite's World Mythology database & mythology module in FactCite 123 support student researchers of all ages!

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Women's History Month! 

As the calendar flips to March, it's time to shine the spotlight on Women's History Month and celebrate the incredible achievements of women who have shaped our world. 

Explore our selection of educational films designed to both instruct and inspire students. 

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logo, company nameNew on TeachingBooks: Book Resumes!

Book Resumes—immediate, authoritative information about the children’s and young adult books in your collections. Now within seconds you can produce and share a consistent, comprehensive report that includes full professional reviews, information about state and national award recognitions, reading levels, book samples, and so much more. We heard from you that building support for your title selections can put a strain on already limited time and we hope that this can help.

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Helpful Resources

MISBO has created a quick and easy way to view your Digital Educational Resource partners! Click the image below and see which partners you may be missing out on! 


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Consortium Hot Topics blog

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The power of event management solutions

By Brad Hunter, OperationsHero

"November 5, 2024, will be a very important day in U.S. history. Voters in the United States will go to the polls to cast ballots in elections on the federal, state, and local levels—including for president and Congress—and, in doing so, will help decide the nation’s future. Even before then, voters will choose the party nominees through the primary and caucus contests that will get under way in early 2024."

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MISBO Blog by Susan

shake off the winter blues

by Susan Kimmel

As the vibrant colors of spring begin to bloom, it's that time of the year again - time for spring cleaning! And for independent schools, this annual tradition goes beyond just dusting shelves and airing out classrooms. It's about rejuvenating spaces, refreshing minds, and preparing for the final stretch of the academic year. Let's delve into why spring cleaning is crucial for independent schools and how the MISBO consortium partners can help you complete your spring checklists.

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Updated Buyer's Guide


A school’s purchasing program should be grounded in the tenets of the school’s mission and values. For over 40 years MISBO has built the most complete consortium that exists with a foundation dedicated exclusively to independent schools. Through this network, we continue the tradition of finding solutions to today’s problems and anticipating tomorrow’s needs. 

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