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!

Student Book Budget: Meeting with Vendors

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Our 2018-19 student book budget team is hard at work creating consideration lists of books for purchase. Our first vendor was Gret from Gumdrop Books. She gave each student a pad of paper to write down item numbers for books or series they were interested in.

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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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.

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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2018-19 Student Book Budget First Steps

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Our student book budget group is a group of 3rd-5th grade students who volunteer their time to decide on new books for the library. They noticed that we have a lot more humor chapter books than they realized. In chapter books, the top requests were humor, sports, and mystery.

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 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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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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December’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 December’s top 5 books on education that you won't want to miss! The post December’s Top 5 Books on Education: See What’s Coming Out This Month!

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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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 2018 Picture Book Smackdown was a Success!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The 2018 Picture Book Smackdown was held on November 29, 2018. This has been a yearly tradition since November became Picture Book Month. Ahead of the event, students selected a picture book to share, read the book, prepared a script, and practiced.

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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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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#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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Happy Picture Book Month 2018

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

It’s November 1, which means the beginning of picture book month. Today, we launched our annual picture book challenge. Some years, students have earned stamps for reading a certain number of picture books. I showed each of these books on the morning broadcast too.

’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.

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?!

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.

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!

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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January’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 January’s top 5 books on education that you won't want to miss! The post January’s Top 5 Books on Education: See What’s Coming Out This Month!

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.

A Book That Tells Teachers How To Talk About Race. No, Really. [Not Light But Fire]

The Jose Vilson

Some of the books do a solid job of charting some activities that can be integrated into simple or complex conversations. Some books are written by people of color with racial dynamics in mind, but don’t actually address race. If there is a tool to be given, this book is one.

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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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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.

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.

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 ?

Tons of Free Coding Books

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Coding is one of the most demanded skills in the 21st century learning. There is a growing need for teaching students the fundamentals of coding and computer programming not only because these are.read more

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.

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.

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. .

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.

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.