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.

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 […].

50 Awesome Books for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

The post 50 Awesome Books for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. So I decided to put together this HUGE list of books for educators, 50 Awesome Books for Teachers! All of these books are books that I have personally read, or are currently on my own reading list!

Poetry Notebooks with Book Creator

iTeach with iPads

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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Book Creator

Technology Tidbits

Book Creator is a fantastic (iOS/Chrome) app that educators are everywhere to create and share eBooks. Teachers are using Book Creator for project based learning, digital storytelling, and much much more. I highly recommend checking out Book Creator by clicking here !!!

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Book Creator Ambassador

EdTech4Beginners

I recently became a ‘ Book Creator Ambassador ‘ If you want any support or guidance about this fantastic app, contact me ! Click here for a previous article I wrote about Book Creator. Have you used Book Creator?

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BookWriter: Turn your Digital Storytelling into Printable Books!

Kleinspiration

Book Writer: Innovative app to make multimedia books What it is? Book Writer ($3.99) is an educational iOS app designed for the iPad/iPhone for creating multimedia digital books. A user can add video, images, music, and even record their own voice to narrate a book.

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Book Creator

Technology Tidbits

Book Creator is a fantastic (iOS/Chrome) app that educators are everywhere to create and share eBooks. Teachers are using Book Creator for project based learning, digital storytelling, and much much more. I highly recommend checking out Book Creator by clicking here !!! *Be

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Book Creator

Technology Tidbits

Book Creator is a fantastic (iOS/Chrome) app that educators are everywhere to create and share eBooks. Teachers are using Book Creator for project based learning, digital storytelling, and much much more. I highly recommend checking out Book Creator by clicking here !!! *Be

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One Book One School/Book Club Solutions

NeverEndingSearch

What do we do with the leftover books after our One-Book-One-School / One-Book-One-Community or major book club events have passed? It is intended to be a free platform for libraries and schools to share book club materials.

2018 Student Book Budget: First Steps

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

It’s time for one of my favorite projects of the year: Student Book Budget. This year their budget comes from the profit we made from book fair. The book budget is their chance to make sure that books are added to our library that represent their interests.

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#InnovatorsMindset Instagram Book Study

The Principal of Change

This gave me the idea of doing a book study on my book, “ The Innovator’s Mindset ,” starting July 2 and going until July 18. Each day of the book study (or as you see fit), participants will be asked to share a reflection in some form on what they have read.

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Bring Literacy into Math with Big Books!

Kleinspiration

Big Books for Math Instruction and Centers *enter to win the entire Big Book set below* We use big books in a variety of ways in my classroom. I love using big books during reading and writing workshop. You can buy the books individually for $39.95

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Giveaway: Barron's Educational Books

Kleinspiration

As some of us change room assignments, grade levels, or subject matter, it will be very important to maintain a well stocked selection of age and grade appropriate books for our new students. The following books, written by Syl Sobel, will help them learn how it all works.

Our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning, was released today!

Dangerously Irrelevant

After 4+ years of piloting our 4 Shifts discussion protocol with thousands of educators, I am delighted to announce that our new book, Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning , is now available! Why buy the book when the protocol is free?!

20 books by teachers, for teachers to inspire your teaching

Ditch That Textbook

I wrote my book, Ditch That Textbook, in 2014 and it was published in spring 2015. When that book was published, I didn’t realize that I would be part of a huge movement to equip and empower teachers. My book was published by Dave Burgess Consulting, led by Dave and Shelley Burgess. Teaching books creative teaching edtech educational technology inspiration motivation

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Teacher Created Texts in Book Creator

iTeach with iPads

I still use iBooks Author to create books for my students and I also use Book Creator to create books as well. We are studying the rainforest currently and I’ve made a few books pertaining to the rainforest for my student’s iPads.

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Making Inferences Through Picture Books

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

To prepare for this lesson, I spent some time reading several picture books as well as exploring what other educators have done with inferences. Here are the books I decided to pull for this experience: The Skunk by Mac Barnett. Their goal was to enjoy the book together.

Collaborative Dot Day Book with Pages

iTeach with iPads

I’ve written about Dot Day before and this year’s International Dot Day is a chance to encourage young students to “make their mark” My friend Marc Faulder has created a template in Pages so you can make your own collaborative Dot Day book.

’Booking’ Students: The Literacy Solution

EdNews Daily

Now to make appropriate book selections which had appeal to students in Kindergarten through Sixth Grade. Our students begin each school day immersed in literacy, and the change in our listeners is palpable, nineteen books later and counting. Written By Guest Author: (Mrs.) Linda A.

Character Analysis with Book Creator

iTeach with iPads

It’s no secret Book Creator is one of my favorite apps. This week, I’ve worked with teachers using Book Creator in various ways in their instructional contexts. A favorite activity was creating a character analysis book featuring a character in a recent story.

Promote Book Talk with Online Literature Circles

MiddleWeb

Jeremy Hyler found Harvey Daniels' classic Literature Circles inspiring, but was left wondering how he could get his seventh graders to continue discussing books outside of class with the energy of book club members.

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NEW Book Creator Updates for a New School Year

EdTechTeacher

With the start of the new school year, Book Creator for iOS has launched an incredible update to an already versatile app. Students and teachers can now add just about ANYTHING into a book. Users can combine content from practically any app into Book Creator with ease.

How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study!

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study! How to Plan an AWESOME Book Study! Book studies are a great way to level up your professional learning! So I decided to put this post together, How to Plan an Awesome Book Study, to help guide you along the way.

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Life’s Library: A new type of book club led by John Green and Rosianna Halse Rojas

NeverEndingSearch

Attention book clubs or aspiring book clubs or book club fans. John and Rosianna Halse Rojas (London-based writer, video blogger, and John’s personal assistant) are launching and curating Life’s Library a new kind of book club.

Book Creator – A Brilliant Tech Tool To Use In The Classroom

EdTech4Beginners

Book Creator was launched in 2011. Now, 7 years later, a staggering 1 million books are made per month! What is Book Creator? Book Creator, as the title suggests, is an app which allows you to create your own books. Book Creator really is that easy to use. .

Design Thinking & Book Creator

EdTechTeacher

However, with the multimedia capabilities of Book Creator – which will soon be available on ALL devices including Chromebooks – one app offers up a robust solution to this problem. First, with Book Creator, students can use a variety of media to document their work.

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Student Book Budget: Let the Readers Read

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The last group of books from this year’s student book budget group has arrived. Our spring break slowed us down a bit, but our Capstone books are finally ready. When the books arrived, students worked together to unpack the boxes and check the packing slip.

Books to Inspire Coding & Robotics

Fractus Learning

Books Classroom Educators Parents Primary Resources Science STEM books coding lego maker makerspace reviews robotics stemI have been running a Coding and Robotics Club at my school, St Aidan’s AGS Junior School, Brisbane, for a couple of years now.

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.

For the College Student: Campus Book Rentals

Kleinspiration

I recently was contacted by a company called Campus Book Rentals. I can vividly recall my days as a college student, complete with treks to the book store to search endlessly for a ninth edition of a microbiology textbook that inevitably would be sold out.

8 New Books to Jump-Start Your Summer Learning

Tom Murray

Both groups also look forward to some needed downtime and finally the opportunity to relax with a good book. To prepare for the upcoming summer, I wanted to share eight books that I’ve recently reviewed or read for my own personal growth. Book: BrandED.

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Classroom 2.0: The Book Project

Kleinspiration

Announces its 5th Anniversary of The Book Project Classroom 2.0 As a frequent visitor to the Ning, I always look forward to The Book that comes out each year because there are always so many innovative resources that are shared by such quality educators. Book Project ?

Join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study!

Shake Up Learning

The post Join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study! Join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study! YOU are invited to join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study! The Shake Up Learning book was designed for book studies! I couldn’t just write a paper book.

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Some early comments on my new book

Dangerously Irrelevant

My new book with Dean Shareski, Different Schools for a Different World , is getting some positive early comments. This book is lean and dead on point. Scott McLeod and Dean Shareski have knocked it out of the park with their latest book. New book!

Top New Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

The post Top New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. How to Create the Schools We Need Chris Lehmann Dale Russakoff Despite the Best Intentions: How Racial Inequality Thrives in Good Schools education books John B.

Maker Marvelous: Book Page Pumpkins

The Daring Librarian

Perfect for the Fall season.from September to December, a Book Page Pumpkin is great to create! Book Page Pumpkins At the beginning of the school year I started my 9th year as a high school media specialist (14th year as a media specialist overall). Hey dear readers, Gwyneth here!

November’s Top 5 Books on Education: See What’s Coming Out This Month!

Where Learning Clicks

With so many great books to choose from, we picked a few of November’s top 5 books on education that you won't want to miss! The post November’s Top 5 Books on Education: See What’s Coming Out This Month!

Student Book Budget: Meeting with Vendors

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Our student book budget team has been hard at work making consideration lists based on the data they have collected from Barrow readers. Each year, we meet with several vendors to look at book samples, catalogs, and websites.

More Relevant Books. More Engaged Reading.

EdNews Daily

We provide children with a wide range of intriguing books, which increase in level alongside them as they increase in age. But what choices does he have for books that he is able to read? The books written at a third-grade level are for third graders! Sus, done with this book.

Anchor Charts and Book Creator

iTeach with iPads

Each time we create a new chart, students open the Book Creator app and snap a picture of the chart…even the alphabet charts that stay up all year. In the beginning of the year, I create the book template and send it to every iPad in Showbie. I love anchor charts!

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Join Us for the 2018 Picture Book Smackdown

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We are in the midst of one of my favorite months to celebrate in the library, Picture Book Month. Jenny Lussier, Cathy Potter, Shawna Ford, Kathy Kaldenberg, and I created the very first Picture Book Smackdown which was held via Google Hangout on November 21, 2013.

Free Resources From All My Books

Larry Ferlazzo

I have many free resources, including excerpts and student hand-outs, available from all my books. Every few months, I reprint this post so that new subscribers learn about these resources. Clicking on the covers will lead you to them.