Accessing free eBooks with Open eBooks

Class Tech Integrate

Last month EdSurge and several other news outlets released an article about Obama and the White House releasing millions of dollars worth of eBooks to kids in Title One and Special Ed programs. The program runs through First Book and an app called Open eBooks.

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Accessing free eBooks with Open eBooks

Class Tech Integrate

Last month EdSurge and several other news outlets released an article about Obama and the White House releasing millions of dollars worth of eBooks to kids in Title One and Special Ed programs. The program runs through First Book and an app called Open eBooks.

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Gale Aligns PD eBook Collections to Danielson Framework for Teaching

techlearning

Gale, a Cengage company, has aligned its PD eBook collections on GVRL with The Danielson Framework for Teaching.

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20 Great Books (and Eposters!) to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Your Students

Benchmark Education

Benchmark Education Company praises the contributions of women who shaped the world we live in today. Let their courage, commitment to excellence, compassion, and irrepressible drive inspire your students to achieve their own greatness.

Library 2.0 Sponsored Webinar - "Success for Struggling Readers: New Strategies Using eBooks" with Ann Fondren + Sarah Downing

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Presents: "Success for Struggling Readers: New Strategies Using eBooks" With: Ann Fondren + Sarah Downing Date + Time: Thursday, October 13th 3:00pm EDT for one hour (Click on the time link to see the event time in your own time zone.) Library 2.0

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4 Things That Can Turn Students into Authors and Self-Publishers

Brilliant or Insane

The process involved writing sample chapters, book proposals, contacting agents, submitting to publishing companies, and facing constant rejection. But things are a little different now, thanks to companies like […]. Mobile Learning Strategy eBooks kindle self-publishing

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Digital Learning Program From @snaplearning Can Boost Your Class Library!

Kleinspiration

Recently I''ve made contact with a company called SNAP! Members have access to set of eBooks, printable PDFs, data and reporting, lessons, and other features for $89. The company who sponsored it compensated me via a cash payment, gift, or something else of value to write it.

Lifeliqe Creator empowers teachers to create, publish interactive 3D content at ISTE

eSchool News

Lifeliqe , a learning and productivity platform for interactive 3D, VR, and AR, launched Lifeliqe Creator, a feature giving educators the power to create and publish interactive presentations and ebooks that integrate 3D models instead of 2D images.

Amazon wins $30M contract to sell e-books to NYC schools

eSchool News

The company also owns a web-based math program, TenMarks, and WhisperCast, a database that lets schools search for e-books and digital textbooks. A big move into education, Amazon edges out OverDrive to capture NYC e-book contract.

Improve Student Behavior Now!

The CoolCatTeacher

She also published her first ebook Finally Some Answers: 50 Classroom Solutions for the Secondary Ed Teacher in 2016. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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myON adds content from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

eSchool News

myON, a business unit of Capstone, has introduced digital content from global learning company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) to the myON literacy environment. Digital Learning and Tools eBooks and eReaders Mobile and Handheld Technologies News Top News

Cengage sees digital outpace textbook sales for first time

eSchool News

“Fiscal 2016 marks an important milestone for Cengage Learning as we transition from a traditional print publisher to a digital education company,” said Michael Hansen, Chief Executive Officer at Cengage Learning. Digital Learning and Tools eBooks and eReaders News

CK12 Flexbooks - FREE Customizable Digital Textbooks

EdTechSandyK

Also partnering with for profit companies for sustainability. Example: A company that makes iOS apps uses CK12 content, and CK12 gets a small fee for each App sold. curriculum ebook free open source textbook

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Physical Bookstores in The Digital Age

Ask a Tech Teacher

You’ll find Alex has written a thoughtful analysis of what’s going on with physical bookstores in an ebook era: The Future of Physical Bookstores in the Digital Age. Companies also host author events and book readings, which is something online stores can’t offer.

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GET MY NEW BOOK: Do What Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

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). The first thing my company did was send me to “productivity” training. I towed the company line and used the planner.

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Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

They can also send them as eBooks that people can read on their mobile devices or computers. However, you can still keep them in easy digital reach on your phones, digital ebook reader, or any electronic device.

5 Ways to Help At Risk Children Succeed

The CoolCatTeacher

Owl Eyes has hundreds of free ebooks — the Canterbury Tales, The Odyssey, and all of Shakespeare’s work. But Owl Eyes isn’t just an ebook reader. Now I am, you know, the vice president of this company, I’m in college, I’m doing certain things.”

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Carolina Biological Releases Version 3.0 of Carolina Science Online

techlearning

Carolina Science Online (CSO), a division of Carolina Biological Supply Company, launched a suite of digital education tools and content to enhance Carolina’s curriculum resources.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

One of the ways that I think is one of my favorites is creating an eBook inside Google Slides. Google Slide Tip #2: Create an eBook. I have created several eBooks now inside Google Slides because when I try to do it in Google Docs, I pull my hair out.

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Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pilot programs - Often big companies like MicroSoft or Verizon will want to run pilot programs worldwide and provide your school with tons of their devices. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

How to choose the best active learning technology for your spaces

Nureva

There’s a big difference between companies that want to help you solve your problems and companies that just want to sell more. Entering into a new relationship with a tech company? Look for companies that have invested in working with colleges and universities.

Josh Stumpenhorst’s Learning Commons: Drones, Literature, and Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

Owl Eyes has hundreds of free ebooks — the Canterbury Tales, The Odyssey, and all of Shakespeare’s work. But Owl Eyes isn’t just an ebook reader. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

5 Ideas for Writing with Technology

The CoolCatTeacher

Once they have the basics of writing — say middle school or high school — is to take the class and write an eBook. Tip #4: Authoring eBooks. My students did eBooks this semester. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

5 Ideas for Teaching Fire Prevention and Safety

The CoolCatTeacher

These videos include many cross-disciplinary resources including a history of the Great Chicago Fire and a downloadable ebook (in all formats) to reinforce safety messages, reading, science, math, and social studies.

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New guide offers ed-tech purchasing insight

eSchool News

LearnBop, a web-based interactive K-12 math learning system, has released a free eBook, The Administrator’s Guide to EdTech Purchasing , created in partnership with Superintendent John Carver of the Howard-Winneshiek district in Cresco, Iowa. This eBook is a big step toward correcting that.”.

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Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pilot programs - Often big companies like MicroSoft or Verizon will want to run pilot programs worldwide and provide your school with tons of their devices. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

Partnering with STEMconnector to Leverage Research More Effectively

MIND Research Institute

Companies cannot hire or retain enough STEM workers.”. Free Ebook: Demanding More from Edtech Evaluations. “We are in a STEM talent crisis. Students do not see themselves in STEM jobs. Communities struggle to equip the next generation with STEM skills.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find STEM professionals through museums, companies, Toast Masters, universities, the chamber of commerce, trade associations, or speakers bureaus. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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Ideas for Promoting Digital Diversity

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find STEM professionals through museums, companies, Toast Masters, universities, the chamber of commerce, trade associations, or speakers bureaus. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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Let’s Inspire Each Other During #ISTE2016 #NotAtISTE16

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are in Denver, I’d love the chance to meet you face-to-face and if not we can still enjoy each other’s company virtually. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

The Missing Tech Giant in Education Technology

Edsurge

Its indirect impact on education is huge: as a source for parents and teachers to buy classroom supplies, as a distributor of ebooks and e-readers, as a fundraising tool for school-related nonprofits through the AmazonSmile program, and even as an Amazon Web Services backend for edtech startups and established education companies delivering software through the cloud.

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pilot programs– Often big companies like MicroSoft or Verizon will want to run pilot programs worldwide and provide your school with tons of their devices. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “The whole art of teaching is the only art of awakening the natural curiosity of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.” – Anatole France.

Private Equity Firm Buys Renaissance Learning—and Buys Back MyON

Edsurge

In what’s playing out like a game of edtech musical chairs, digital literacy platform myON is changing hands again—for the third time in 15 months—as part of the just-announced acquisition of its parent company, Renaissance Learning , by private-equity firm Francisco Partners. Hamburger says Renaissance aggressively pursued the myOn merger right around the time he was getting offers from various equity firms to take his own company off the hands of Hellman & Friedman.

Fuel Education Expands Reading Literacy Platform for Schools and Districts

techlearning

It now offers more than 13,000 high-quality, leveled eBooks to help schools boost their balanced literacy program for students in grades K–12 to improve reading skills. Of the eBooks in Big Universe’s expanded library, most are designed for the third-grade reading level.

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Why Kids Can’t Stop Moving: The Neuroscience Behind a Student’s Need to Move

The CoolCatTeacher

I have information for you on our website, and I have an eBook for your listeners as well that they can access at our website, [link]. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

10 Ways to Build Team Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Angela Maiers talking about this program and get a copy of her free ebook Liberating Genius.). The graphic at the top of this post seems to have come from teachfactory.com, however, that domain name is for sale, and I can’t find any trace of the company.

6 Super Science Edtech Ideas: Using Technology to Level Up Science Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Tools to build eBooks to demonstrate understanding. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

How Teachers Can Just Work 40 Hours a Week?

The CoolCatTeacher

They get a short (8-15 page) eBook in PDF form called an eGuide, along with a 20-30 minute audio version of that content so they can listen rather than read if they prefer. The company I am recommended will pay me if you choose to sign up for this program.

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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

PASCO offers curricula in Chemistry and Physics, complete with textbooks, eBooks, and their own award-winning equipment. Know that I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. . Data collection and analysis are cornerstones for many STEM and STEAM programs but they’re not just about math. They teach students how to think critically and solve evidence-based problems.

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5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

Now there’s an eBook option. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I believe will be good for my readers and are from companies I can recommend. This company has no impact on the editorial content of the show.

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