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.

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.

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 […].

How Teachers Can Self Publish Books

The CoolCatTeacher

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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EdTech at School

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.

New Productivity Book: Vote on Your Favorite Book Cover

The CoolCatTeacher

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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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!

Visual Literacy with Wordless Books

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The purpose of these groups, which are facilitated by 2 of our gifted-certified teachers, is to have a space for students to read books of their own choosing and spend time talking about those books together and sharing them with the larger reading community.

Using Book Creator for Differentiated Learning

EdTechTeacher

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.

2 books for 2 different needs

Dangerously Irrelevant

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.

Helping Autistic Students Travel by Making Books

The CoolCatTeacher

Brett Bigham has created a way to use books to help special needs and young children prepare to go to new places. You can even make books for kids (or some older students might be able to as well.) Ability books for those with special needs. I’d make a book.

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

10 Leadership Development Books to Read Before School's in Session

Education Elements

We are big readers here at Education Elements, with book clubs and recommendations flying back and forth across our team. You can catch us reading on the plane, in the office, listening to books on our walks or runs, and – when we're lucky – by the pool!

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.

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

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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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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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 […].

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.

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.

Connecting Your Students with the World: Book Review [Book]

The CoolCatTeacher

Connecting Your Students with the World: Book Review by Billy Krakower, Paula Naugle, Jerry Blumengarten (Eye on Education, 2015). This book designed especially for grades K-8 classrooms. I’m excited to review this book. My favorite thing: The book organizes by month! I knew when I saw this book several months ago that it was going to help lots of teachers and their students connect. This book makes it easier. My Book Review.

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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GET MY NEW BOOK: Do What Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

When I release the book, the price will go up. The book includes the ebook and over 30 of my favorite templates for planning in both Excel (for full customizability) and PDF (type on them). When I went to college, I read books on college success.

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

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

My Team Has a Habit of Reading Books About Habits

Education Elements

Standing in line at Starbucks ready to order my Venti black coffee, I pull out my phone and tap on Twitter even though I just checked it one minute ago. It’s a bad habit that I have, mindlessly opening the app without thinking, and pulling down the page in hopes that it will refresh with new content.

Building beautiful book bentos

NeverEndingSearch

My friend Jennifer LaGarde ( @jenniferlagarde ) recently introduced me, and our Young Adults Reading and Literacy students at Rutgers, to the idea of Book Bentos. I asked Jennifer to fill me in on the history of this book sharing strategy. Books the least important part of it.

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How I Motivated My Autistic Students to Publish 63 Books

The CoolCatTeacher

Essential Questions in “How I Motivated My Autistic Students to Publish 63 Books” How do you edit and publish books with kids of all ability levels? Jon Smith’s students have published 63 books! Book Creator. Every Classroom Matters #184.

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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.

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

’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.

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.

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35 Stellar STEM Books For Summer Satisfaction

Fractus Learning

A summer reading list containing exciting STEM books with great stories and authentic problems to solve may inspire kids to want to read more this summer. Books Math Science STEM

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Use Digital Notebooks to Facilitate Book Clubs and Literature Circles at the Secondary Level

Catlin Tucker

Different books appeal to different readers. Many students do not become readers until they encounter “the book.” ” It’s the book that grabs them and pulls them into the story.