Book Review–My Secret EdTech diary

Ask a Tech Teacher

Excellent topics that couldn’t possibly be thorough covered in one book so a diary approach seems like a good option, ideas offered through a wide lens. The book would be too long for most readers if offered as a deep dive. The book is written from a Brit’s perspective.

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Books I read in April 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in April 2022… Equity-Centered Trauma-Informed Education , Alex Venet (education). I finished all 15 books of The Wheel of Time series (again). Books I read in December 2021. Books I read in June 2021.

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A Book New–and Veteran–Teachers Will Want to Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

He breaks the book into chapters every teacher will understand: x. What doesn’t is the fundamentals Pete covers in this book: x. Overall an excellent book. Reviews Book ReviewsThey Call Me Mom. by Pete Springer.

How to Find Free Books for Your School or Classroom Library

Waterford

Before you spend your own money on books, look into organizations that provide teachers with free classroom books. If you’re wondering how to get free books for your classroom, check out these eight educational programs. 8 Free Book Donation Programs for Schools.

Maximize the Power of Multiple Technology Ecosystems

Schools invested in Google education tools or considering these services can achieve strong benefits by blending the best of Google services on Apple hardware, opening the door to a wealth of educational possibilities for students, teachers, and parents.

13 Websites That Provide Lots of Digital Books for Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

There is one bright spot in this story: Online books. Thanks to the efforts of many devoted professionals and the financial support of more, there are a wide variety of free/inexpensive sources for books that students can use for classroom activities as well as pleasure.

6 Steps to Teach Book Creation with Book Creator

The CoolCatTeacher

Book Creator , the simple ebook authoring program, encourages writing and creativity in kids. Soon, my middle schoolers will start writing books again but in the fall, we had a great experience. Step 3: Move to Book Creator with a Draft Cover and sample pages.

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12 Websites for Digital Books Summer Reading

Ask a Tech Teacher

There is one bright spot in this story: Online books. Thanks to the efforts of many devoted professionals and the financial support of more, there are a wide variety of free/inexpensive sources for books that students can use for classroom activities as well as pleasure.

Books I read in March 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2022… Changing the Subject: Twenty Years of Projects from High Tech High , Jean Kluver and Jeff Robin (education). Changing the Subject is my early contender for best book I’ll read in 2022. Books I read in May 2020.

The best books I read in 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

I read some great (and not so great) books in 2021! Here are my top few (and why)… My top book for 2021 is Difference Making at the Heart of Learning , by Tom Vander Ark & Emily Liebtag. I can’t recommend these two books highly enough. Books I read in May 2020.

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EdTech at School

This E-book is designed to support educators with case studies of education technology use at school.

Books I read in January 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in January 2022… Escape Pod , Mur Lafferty & S.B. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in August 2020. Books I read in October 2020. Books I read in November 2020. Books I read in May 2021.

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11 Tips and Book Recommendations for Encouraging Reluctant Readers

Waterford

Read on to discover strategies for engaging your classroom’s reluctant readers and getting them excited about stories—along with seven book recommendations to help you diversify your classroom library options! Find Books About a Student’s Interests. Scottish Book Trust.

Books I read in February 2022

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in February 2022… The World Becomes What We Teach , Zoe Weil (education). Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in August 2020. Books I read in October 2020. Books I read in December 2021.

Books I read in July 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in July 2021… Pedagogy of the Oppressed , Paulo Freire (education). Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in June 2020. Books I read in September 2020. Books I read in January 2021. Books I read in April 2021.

Books I read in October 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in October 2021… Aftershocks , Marko Kloos (sci fi). Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in June 2020. Books I read in September 2020. Books I read in January 2021. Books I read in March 2021.

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Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books

Ditch That Textbook

These picture books illustrate important concepts beautifully. Teaching digital citizenship books digital citizenship picture books picture books for the classroom social media picture books technology picture booksTeaching digital citizenship in a meaningful way can be daunting. This post is written by Eleni Kyritsis, a Year 3 teacher and Leader of Digital Learning and Innovation from Melbourne, Australia.

Books I read in April 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in April 2021… The Spy Who Came In From the Cold , John le Carré [thriller]. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in June 2020. Books I read in July 2020. Books I read in December 2020. Books I read in March 2021.

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Books I read in May 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in May 2021… The Power of Place , Tom Vander Ark, Emily Liebtag, & Nate McClennen [education]. The Big Book of Science Fiction , Jeff & Ann VanderMeer [sci fi; 1,216 pages! can I count this as four books?].

Books I read in November 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in November 2021… The Eye of the World , Robert Jordan (fantasy). Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in August 2020. Books I read in October 2020. Books I read in May 2021. Books I read in September 2021.

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New Book: Inquiry and PBL

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher has a new book out, Inquiry-based Teaching with PBL: 34 Lesson Plans. This book includes 34 lesson plans as well as discussion on inquiry-based teaching strategies: The Inquiry-based Teacher. Here are a few screenshots from the book: Click to view slideshow.

THE Book for Every Child

Teacher Tech

Melody McAllister writes a book review for Strum & the Wild Turkeys by Noa Daniel. This book is for all year, for every child, and my family gives it five stars!". The post THE Book for Every Child appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Halloween Projects, Websites, Apps, Books, and a Costume

Ask a Tech Teacher

Books. Three holidays are fast-approaching–Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If you’re a teacher, that means lots of tie-ins to make school festive and relevant to students.

Books I read in September 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in September 2021… Serpentine , Jonathan Kellerman (thriller). Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. Books I read in November 2020. Books I read in February 2021.

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Books I read in August 2021

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in August 2021… Restoration , Carol Berg (fantasy). Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in June 2020. Books I read in September 2020. Books I read in January 2021. Books I read in April 2021.

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Books I read in January 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in January 2021… A Murder of Quality , John le Carré [detective]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in June 2020. Books I read in August 2020. Books I read in September 2020.

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Four Books that Include & Engage Learners 

Teacher Tech

Educator, Melody McAllister, shares four books and their authors who will help your classroom be more inclusive with all learners and keep them engaged! Every book shared also includes FREE Resources to help you in your classroom or share with families at home!

Creating Digital Books: 15+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

During one of my teaching internships, my mentor had us create books we read to children from the Boys and Girls Club. I still have my construction paper book with my poor drawings. This holiday season we can get them to create digital books that help others. Fortunately, several free web tools and apps help students quickly and easily create and publish digital books. Creating & Learning with Digital Books from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. More Book Ideas.

Books I read in September 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in September 2020… Parable of the Sower , Octavia Butler [sci fi]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in July 2020.

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Books I read in October 2020

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in October 2020… What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism , Dan Rather & Elliott Kirschner [politics]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in May 2020.

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Book Review: Repositioning Educational Leadership

Ask a Tech Teacher

The result is this book with a simple rationale: Education leaders must position themselves as inquirers. The book is organized into three sections: Learning from and with Students, Collaborating with Teachers and the School Community , and Leading System-level Inquiry. But be forewarned: This book is not for the faint of heart. The introductory sections on Rationale, Inquiry as Stance, Genesis of the book , and Practitioner Inquiry are not a casual read.

The Epic E-Book of WebTools

The CoolCatTeacher

Resources Mentioned in the Show Epic book of Web Tools and Apps The Digital Librarians Survival Toolkit Kristina Holzweiss – Bio as Submitted Kristina A.

Books I read in December 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in December 2021… Difference Making at the Heart of Learning , Tom Vander Ark & Emily Liebtag (education). TOTAL FOR 2021 = 90 books. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in August 2020. Books I read in October 2020.

Books I read in March 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2021… The Sand Sea , Michael McClellan [fantasy]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in June 2020. Books I read in August 2020. Books I read in September 2020. Books I read in January 2021.

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Our 2022 Winter Book Review Festival

MiddleWeb

MiddleWeb has published about 1100 reviews of professional books for teachers and school leaders since 2012 – each written by a K-12 educator. The post Our 2022 Winter Book Review Festival first appeared on MiddleWeb.

Books I read in June 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

Books I finished reading (or rereading) in June 2021… Colleges That Change Lives , Loren Pope & Hilary Masell Oswald [higher ed]. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in June 2020. Books I read in July 2020. Books I read in December 2020.

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26 Books That Disrupt Traditional Perspectives & Practices in Education

TeachThought - Learn better.

These books seek to disrupt traditional perspectives & practices in education by making adjustments that support students in the best ways. The post 26 Books That Disrupt Traditional Perspectives & Practices in Education appeared first on TeachThought.

5 ways to support students’ access to diverse books

eSchool News

Access to diverse books positively impacts children as readers and as people. The Cooperative Children’s Book Center publishes research on books depicting characters from diverse backgrounds. percent of total books), Asian/Asian American (8.7 percent of total books).

10 great education books for summer reading

Ditch That Textbook

Teaching summer reading for teachers top books for educators top education books top teacher booksSummer … the time when all teachers spend carefree days sitting by the pool and drinking fruity drinks, right? Many teachers I know (especially the best ones!) spend at least part of their summers honing their craft. It’s a time to do things we were too busy to do during the school year, and […].

20+ wide-ranging books to check out for educators

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech Lesson planning Student engagement Teaching books for educators books for teachers education books teacher books teacher summer readingIn many ways, we educators live in an exciting time to be in the classroom and work with students. Examples: We have lots of access to research and best practice to inform our teaching. Educators from all over the world share their best ideas and discuss freely via social media. It’s easier than ever for […].