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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 […].

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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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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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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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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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!

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 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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3 Important Books for Kids

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

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.

#BLinAction Book Club – Join the Conversation!

Catlin Tucker

I am excited to announce the start of our #BLinAction book club discussions to help readers stay connected and share ideas about each chapter. The book chats will run “slowchat” style with one thought and one question posted per day throughout the week.

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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The 2019 Student Book Budget Orders Have Arrived!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

After surveying our entire school, analyzing data, setting goals, meeting with vendors, creating consideration lists, and narrowing down orders to meet their budget, the hard work of our student book budget team has paid off. The book budget team met to unpack the books.

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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8 Essential Books Every Tech-Minded Teacher Should Read

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

’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.

Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

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. More Book Ideas. Books to help local museums or charities.

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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!

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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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!

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.

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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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.

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 !!!

Book review – Learning Transformed: 8 Keys to Designing Tomorrow’s Schools, Today

Dangerously Irrelevant

There is lots of value in this book and a great deal of information that validates what we know about good leadership and strong school organizations. What I liked about the book. There are some things that I wish were framed a little differently in the book.

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?!

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.

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.

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 ?

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.