New Book: Inquiry and PBL

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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.

Books I read in July 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in July 2020… Equity Visits , Rachel Roegman et al. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in June 2020.

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Book Review: Repositioning Educational Leadership

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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.

Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books

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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.

EdTech at School

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

Alphabet Journal with Book Creator

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It was made in Book Creator and I’ve written about it here and here. Another great way to use Book Creator in the Early Childhood classroom is to create an alphabet book. The ePub of this book can be downloaded for free here.

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Books I read in June 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in June 2020… On Liberty , John Stuart Mill [government]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. Books I read in May 2020.

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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.

2 Children’s Books You’ll Love

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As a teacher, I’m always looking for children’s books for my students. Eastman’s incomparable book, Are You My Mother , about a baby bird’s search for its mother, you must read this book. This is a short book. Robbie Cheadle’s Sir Chocolate and the Fondant Five story and cookbook (2019) is the next in the author’s delightful series of books that blend children’s stories with themed original recipes.

Language Arts Lesson Using a micro:book

User Generated Education

Reading and writing are integrated into learning activities in the form of fun, interesting books and stories and through writing original stories, narratives, and journalistic reports. The micro:book Lesson.

Books I read in April 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in April 2020… This is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See , Seth Godin [marketing]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Miscellaneous books miscellaneous

Books I read in May 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in May 2020… New York 2140 , Kim Stanley Robinson [sci fi]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. Miscellaneous books miscellaneous

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Books I read in February 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in February 2020… The MVP Machine: How Baseball’s New Noncomformists Are Using Data to Build Better Players , Ben Lindbergh & Travis Sawchik [baseball]. Books I read in January 2020. Miscellaneous books miscellaneous

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Books I read in March 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2020… Personal and Authentic: Designing Learning Experiences That Impact a Lifetime , Tom Murray [education]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Miscellaneous books miscellaneous

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3 Important Books for Kids

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To encourage that last activity, here are three great books that will entertain, motivate, and educate–all in one fun experience. Who could not pick up Robbie and Michael Cheadle’s story-and-baking book, Sir Chocolate and the Sugar Dough Bees Story and Cookbook (TSL Publications 2017) after reading this blurb: “A greedy snail damages the flower fields and the fondant bees are in danger of starving. I love this book as well as the entire Piper Morgan series.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

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Yes, there is a lot wrong with education around the world but I wanted a selection of books that would send me — and you — back to teaching in the fall with a can-do attitude for how to accomplish miracles with your next class of students. This book is free online.

Books I read in January 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in January 2020… You Gotta Have Wa , Robert Whiting [baseball]. Miscellaneous books miscellaneousThe Apocalypse Troll , David Weber [sci fi]. Lucifer’s Hammer , Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle [sci fi]. Building School 2.0:

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August book study: Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning

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My co-author, Julie Graber, and I are delighted that we were selected to do a FREE 4-week book study on Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning ! Did I mention that the book study is FREE?! The book is only 57 pages long and thus is an easy read!

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Using Book Creator for Differentiated Learning

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Book Creator’s multimodal tools and supports can be used for both teachers and students to create content, demonstrate understanding while building in student voice and choice. Using Book Creator for Differentiated Learning.” Apple Books.

June’s Top 5 Education Book Releases

Where Learning Clicks

With so many great books to choose from, we picked a few of June’s top books on education that you won’t want to miss! The post June’s Top 5 Education Book Releases appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

50 Happy Books To Read In 2020

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50 Happy Books To Read In 2020: Feel Good Fiction And More. How about some books that make you happy? See also 30 of the Best Books to Teach Children Empathy. Here are some happy books. Here Are 50 Books That Make You Happy. This Book Will Save Your Life by A.

Top 7 Education Books for Back-to-School 2020

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With another challenging school year on the horizon, we picked 7 books to help you and your colleagues return to school better prepared for virtual learning. The post Top 7 Education Books for Back-to-School 2020 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

20+ wide-ranging books to check out for educators

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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 […].

Poetry Notebooks with Book Creator

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Each child has a black and white sewn composition book and we glue in a copy of the poem for the week. Then, it hit me…Book Creator! They saved it to Book Creator and this allows me to add more poems as we go through the rest of the year.

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8 Essential Books Every Tech-Minded Teacher Should Read

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I love reading, but there are so many books out there, it’s challenging to pick the right one for my education needs. She curated a great list of essential tech-minded books for today’s teachers. The book features a foreword by George Lucas himself.

10 great education books for summer reading

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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 […].

How Teachers Can Self Publish Books

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David has self published three books. He explains simply how teachers and authors can self publish books in print and ebook format. Essential Questions: How Teachers Can Self-Publish Books. What is the difference between formatting ebooks and print books?

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2 books for 2 different needs

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That’s particularly true when it’s something as big as a book (even a small book). My first book, Different Schools for a Different World , was a collaborative effort with my joyful friend, Dean Shareski. The book has gotten good reviews so far.

Subscriber Special: November–Discounts on Select Print Books

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Discounts on Select Print Books. Any of these books: $25.99. High School Technology Curriculum–Book 1. All of these book are ordered and delivered through Amazon. Every month, subscribers to our newsletter get a free/discounted resource to help their tech teaching.

Elementary Book Club for Advanced Readers

Catlin Tucker

In an effort to challenge students who are above reading level, I worked with a first-grade teacher, Jessica Perry, to design a book club for advanced readers using Google Slides and FlipGrid. To create the book club project, we created two Google Slide decks.

25 Of The Best Poetry Books For Teens

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When choosing a poetry book for teens, it’s also important to choose poetry that relates to where students are in life or what they care about. The post 25 Of The Best Poetry Books For Teens appeared first on TeachThought. Learning Books

Picture Books Help with Standards and Mastery

MiddleWeb

Jennifer Sniadecki and Jason DeHart dive deep into using picture books in upper level classrooms to meet state standards and increase student mastery.

7 Books to Help Add Purpose and Meaning to Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Great books can do that. Here are some of the best books I’ve read this year (2015)– in no particular order. (I I did not include education books. I interview the authors of my favorite education books on Every Classroom Matters!) Excellent book!

Picture Books: Perfect for Middle Schoolers

MiddleWeb

Jennifer Sniadecki and Jason DeHart share evidence that picture books are also an effective way to teach figurative language and other ELA standards. Articles Reading engagement Jason DeHart Jennifer Sniadecki literacy middle graders middle school picture books

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New Productivity Book: Vote on Your Favorite Book Cover

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POLL: What is your favorite book cover and title? Planning system Book Cover. A vote on the planning system and book cover. What is your favorite book cover?

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