The Tar Heel Reader is on The Best Places Where Students Can Write Online list.  It’s a great place where Beginning English Language Learners can read “talking books” and write/speak them, too.

Anybody can read the books on the site.  However, in order to have your students create talking books using their “easy as pie” (and free) process, you need to register and have to have a code.  They’re rightfully concerned about publishing the code because of spammers.

Gary Bishop from the site, though, is happy to provide it to teachers.  Just write him at and he’ll send it to you.

Sorry I neglected to include this information in my original post.