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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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.

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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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24 of the Best Children’s Books by Age

Waterford

Knowing a book’s recommended grade level can help you find books that best fit children where they are in their literacy development. But suggested grade levels can help you find books that will strengthen specific reading skills. Books for Preschoolers.

EdTech at School

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

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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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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 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 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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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 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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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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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.

Books I read in August 2021

Dangerously Irrelevant

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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SEL Picture Books for Middle School Advisory

MiddleWeb

Teacher Kasey Short suggests 14 read-aloud picture books with questions that can support that growth. The post SEL Picture Books for Middle School Advisory first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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 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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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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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.

How a Banned Book Bred Lifetime Readers

MiddleWeb

The best thing that could have happened to my 8th graders' literacy DID happen: a banned book was rebellion, and they were up for it.”. The post How a Banned Book Bred Lifetime Readers first appeared on MiddleWeb. Telling us what not to read only makes it more intriguing.

21 Realistic YA Books Offer Teaching Insights

MiddleWeb

Reading books written for today’s middle schoolers helps teachers gain insight into the different ways students experience their adolescence. The post 21 Realistic YA Books Offer Teaching Insights first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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Choosing Quality Books That Raise Awareness

MiddleWeb

Tween and YA books are more dynamic than ever and offer readers avenues for pleasure, reflection, adventure, and emotional engagement, writes Lynne Dorfman. The post Choosing Quality Books That Raise Awareness first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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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Book Club Guide Available for UDL and Blended Learning

Catlin Tucker

” I dedicate time every morning to my professional growth by reading an article or chapter in a book. My reading regularly inspires my blogs, books, teaching, and work with educators. A book club may present a more manageable, self-paced approach to professional learning.

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Scholastic Book Club Provides Great Children's Books for Each Grade

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Scholastic Book Clubs is a platform where teachers get access to a wide variety of educational books that attend to the learning needs of young learners from various age groups and cultural.read more.

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.

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.

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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Student Book Talks Help Motivate Readers

MiddleWeb

We often turn to friends when we’re looking for new books to read. Making book talks a regular part of your classroom gives kids a platform to recommend books they love and want to share. The post Student Book Talks Help Motivate Readers first appeared on MiddleWeb.

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