The Epic E-Book of WebTools

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November’s Top 10 New Books for Educators

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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?

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Teaching digital citizenship with picture story books

Ditch That Textbook

These picture books illustrate important concepts beautifully. This post is written by Eleni Kyritsis, a Year 3 teacher and Leader of Digital Learning and Innovation from Melbourne, Australia. 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.

August book study: Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning

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My co-author, Julie Graber, and I are delighted that we were selected to do a FREE 4-week book study on Harnessing Technology for Deeper Learning ! Did I mention that the book study is FREE?! The book is only 57 pages long and thus is an easy read!

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Halloween Projects, Websites, Apps, Books, and a Costume

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Enchanted Learning. Books. You can find her resources at Structured Learning. 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.

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. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. More Book Ideas.

Using Book Creator for Differentiated Learning

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As educators, we understand that our students bring different learner profiles, strengths, challenges, and interests to learning. We need to plan alternative approaches to what students need to learn, how they will learn it, and how they will show what they have learned. 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.

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. As a result, readers are not just entertained by the story but happily learn about the development of a butterfly. 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. More children’s book. Book Blast for Stephanie Faris’ Newest Piper Morgan Story.

Book Review: Repositioning Educational Leadership

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Leaders need opportunities to learn from the ‘inside’ of other leaders’ experiences, doubts, and all. 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. More education book reviews.

Alphabet Journal with Book Creator

iTeach with iPads

It was made in Book Creator and I’ve written about it here and here. They loved the ability to capture their thinking and learning on the iPad and it was a great way to show cumulative growth over the school year. Another great way to use Book Creator in the Early Childhood classroom is to create an alphabet book. The children enjoy having the ability to be diverse in how learning is demonstrated. The ePub of this book can be downloaded for free here.

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September’s Top 7 New Books for Educators

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Now that students are enrolled and underway, we selected seven new book releases to help you support your students’ needs in and out of the classroom. The post September’s Top 7 New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

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.

Top 7 Education Books for Back-to-School 2020

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With another challenging school year on the horizon, we picked 7 books to help you and your colleagues return to school better prepared for virtual learning. The post Top 7 Education Books for Back-to-School 2020 appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

October’s Top 7 New Books for Educators

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We've selected several books that can help educators connect with students and families, and care for themselves during this most unusual school year. The post October’s Top 7 New Books for Educators appeared first on Where Learning Clicks.

Useful Books to Help Kids Learn Coding

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Below is a collection of some of the best books to help your kids learn coding. Kids will get to learn the basics of computer coding through a wide variety of interactive visuals, engaging games.read more

Language Arts Lesson Using a micro:book

User Generated Education

In Learning in the Making I discuss the importance of and strategies for integrating technology into the curriculum. Learning tasks are authentic and relevant, and they promote life skills outside of the formal classroom. Learning activities get learners interested in and excited about a broad array of topics, especially in the areas of science, engineering, math, language arts, and fine arts. The micro:book Lesson.

July’s Top 5 Education Book Releases

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Check out our picks for July’s top 5 education books, which can help you plan for what’s sure to be another unusual school year. The post July’s Top 5 Education Book Releases appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Outside the Classroom Books for Educators July’s top 5 education book releases Top books on education Top New Books top new books for educators

Books I read in April 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in April 2020… This is Marketing: You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See , Seth Godin [marketing]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Books I read in March 2020. Miscellaneous books miscellaneousWhat’s the Matter With Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America , Thomas Frank [politics]. Masked Prey , John Sandford [thriller]. Crashlander , Larry Niven [sci fi].

10 Books You’ll Want to Read This Summer

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My Twitter friends, folks like @mrhowardedu and @Coachadamspe , gave me great suggestions on books to read that I want to share with you but first: A comment on the selections : I did get more suggestions than I could possibly list so I focused on books that were positive and uplifting rather than dark and foreboding. Having said that, here’s a granular list of teacher-approved books to keep you busy this summer: Digital Leadership: Changing Paradigms for Changing Times.

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. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks.

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2 books for 2 different needs

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That’s particularly true when it’s something as big as a book (even a small book). I have had the wonderful opportunity over the past year and a half – thanks to series editor Bill Ferriter and the amazing folks at Solution Tree – to publish two very different books, both of which are intended to meet very specific needs of school leaders and classroom educators and both of which have been well-received. The book has gotten good reviews so far.

Books I read in March 2020

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Books I finished reading (or rereading) in March 2020… Personal and Authentic: Designing Learning Experiences That Impact a Lifetime , Tom Murray [education]. Books I read in January 2020. Books I read in February 2020. Miscellaneous books miscellaneousCulturize , Jimmy Casas [education]. Smart Baseball , Keith Law [baseball]. A Plague of Giants , Kevin Hearne [fantasy]. The Last Dance , Martin Shoemaker [sci fi]. The Songs of Distant Earth , Arthur C.

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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. I recommend the following eight books which were written with tech-minded teachers in mind. Who Owns the Learning?: From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom: Hopeful Essays for 21st Century Learning. The book features a foreword by George Lucas himself.

How Teachers Can Self Publish Books

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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? David shares the links to resources that will help you get started self publishing your own books. APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur – How to Publish a Book. David has self published three books.

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Book Creator Ambassador

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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? Tagged: apps , apps for education , education , ipad apps , ipads , learning , teaching. education apps apps for education ipad apps ipads learning teaching

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

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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! You’ll learn how to take part. 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.

10 Books on Personalized Learning for School Leaders

Education Elements

But what books will make the cut? Education Elements put together a few of our favorites on personalized and blended learning just for you. You’ll start the 2017-18 school year refreshed and full of great ideas to continue to move forward with personalized learning at your school and across your district. Personalized Learning LeadersIf you’re like us, as you wind down another hectic school year, you’re imagining yourself on a beach with a few good reads.

Teacher Created Texts in Book Creator

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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. Here are a couple of sample pages: This book on sloths is one of their favorites. The book on leaf cutter ants has vocabulary words underlined and the book on jaguars has my voice over if students need it.

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How Can School Leaders Personalize Learning? New Book Offers a Guide

Wisewire

Personalized learning has been an education buzzword for several years. A recent survey of by the state education technology directors association, or SETDA, put personalized learning at the top of the list of state priorities. But what does personalized learning actually mean, and how can school leaders do it? A new book offers something like a step-by-step manual. EdSurge: Talk a little bit about how you came to write the book. So did they learn?

7 Books to Help Add Purpose and Meaning to Life

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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!) I’m giving you a brief overview of the book and why I loved it. 7 Books to Help Add Meaning and Purpose to Your Life. 21 Great Leaders: Learn Their Lessons, Improve Your Influence by Pat Williams.

3 Book Reviews about Anthropomorphized Computers

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Often, their books including those techie topics I love to read (and ended up critical to my recently-published novel, Twenty-four Days ). That doesn’t completely stop him: “It occurred to me that I might learn something about what was happening to Jane if I listened in on Gabriel Nuñez, the Los Asesinos member. The book is geeky–I won’t deny that. If you like these sorts of things, you’ll love this book (as I did).

Helping Autistic Students Travel by Making Books

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Brett Bigham has created a way to use books to help special needs and young children prepare to go to new places. Learn about this technique and how to help children travel who may have fears. You can even make books for kids (or some older students might be able to as well.) Ability books for those with special needs. Helping Autistic Students Travel by Making Books. I’d make a book. I’d print the pictures into the book, and then write all the steps.

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50 Happy Books To Read In 2020

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50 Happy Books To Read In 2020: Feel Good Fiction And More. How about some books that make you happy? While the idea of a book ‘making you happy’ is obviously a stretch, peace of mind is often a product of a simple cognitive pattern: you see what you think about, and you think about what you see. See also 30 of the Best Books to Teach Children Empathy. Here are some happy books. Here Are 50 Books That Make You Happy. Literacy Books

June’s Top 5 Education Book Releases

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With so many great books to choose from, we picked a few of June’s top books on education that you won’t want to miss! The post June’s Top 5 Education Book Releases appeared first on Where Learning Clicks. Outside the Classroom Books for Educators June’s top 5 education book releases Top books on education Top New Books top new books for educators

New Google Books from Kasey Bell COMING SOON!

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The post New Google Books from Kasey Bell COMING SOON! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. New Google Books from Kasey Bell COMING SOON! Two new Google books from the Shake Up Learning series by Kasey Bell are coming soon! (1) Shake Up Learning 2020.