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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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.

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Books I read in June 2021

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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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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.

EdTech at School

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

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.

Books I read in March 2021

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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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Books I read in April 2021

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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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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.

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 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?].

March’s Top New Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

Check out our picks for March’s top books for educators looking for some thoughtful reads. The post March’s Top New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. As education is evolving every day, how are you?

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.

Alphabet Journal with Book Creator

iTeach with iPads

It was made in Book Creator and I’ve written about it here and here. Another great way to use Book Creator in the Early Childhood classroom is to create an alphabet book. The ePub of this book can be downloaded for free here.

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Books I read in February 2021

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in February 2021… Critical Race Theory (3rd ed.), Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in July 2020. Books I read in December 2020.

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Books I read in December 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in December 2020… Call for the Dead , John Le Carré [thriller]. TOTAL FOR 2020 = 104 books. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in August 2020. Books I read in October 2020.

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15 Diverse Books for Kids to Include In Your Classroom Library

Waterford

It’s crucial to provide your students with books that explore a diverse breadth of identities and experience for two reasons, both of which tie into equity and access. We’ve separated each section by age to make sure you can find the perfect books for your school or classroom library.

Books I read in January 2021

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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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2 Children’s Books You’ll Love

Ask a Tech Teacher

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.

Pride Month: 20 LGBTQ Children’s and Young Adult Books You Could Recommend

Waterford

That’s why it’s so important to read books that include LGBTQ representation of children and families. Adding such books to your classroom can help children from LGBTQ backgrouds— 84% of whom report harassment at school because of their identity—feel understood and safe.

Books I read in November 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in November 2020… Law of Innocence , Michael Connelly [legal thriller]. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. Books I read in August 2020. Books I read in October 2020.

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20+ wide-ranging books to check out for educators

Ditch That Textbook

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 […].

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.

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.

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 […].

Books I read in October 2020

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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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November’s Top 10 New Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

Our picks for November’s top 10 new books for educators can help you out. The post November’s Top 10 New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Looking for more guidance about teaching online, SEL, or motivating students?

April’s Top New Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

Our picks for April’s top new books tackle leading through disruption, motivating disengaged students, incorporating SEL everywhere, and more. The post April’s Top New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

June’s Top New Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

Check out our picks for June’s top books for educators covering topics like online teaching, mindfulness curriculum for teens, and so much more. The post June’s Top New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

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. Here are ideas for Halloween projects, lesson plans, websites, and apps: Websites and Apps.

The New Self Published Book That I Co-Authored That is Trending on Amazon

The CoolCatTeacher

About the book and how (and why) we published it From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. It has been exciting to release my first co-authored book that is self-published on Amazon this weekend. Why Write a Book? How We Published the Book.

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Books I read in August 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in August 2020… Kiln People , David Brin [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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Books I read in September 2020

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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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Books I read in July 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in July 2020… Equity Visits , Rachel Roegman et al. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Books I read in April 2020. Books I read in May 2020. Books I read in June 2020.

January’s Top Books for Educators

Where Learning Clicks

As we return to school after some much-needed time off, we share our picks for January’s top books for educators, with a heavy focus on mental health support. The post January’s Top Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.