OverDrive launches QuickStart eBooks for elementary schools

eSchool News

OverDrive, an eBook and audiobook platform for schools, wants all kids to become great readers. These eBooks are instantly available with simultaneous access for every K-5 student in class, at home and everywhere, both online and offline. eBooks and eReaders News

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Ebooks Are Great — Just Not for Young Readers

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When you talk to an adult reader about ebooks, they typically come down on one side of the fence or the other. Ebooks do their best to replicate (or improve upon) all that’s good about reading. The interactivity is where ebooks tend to claim the higher ground.

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LightSail announces free digital ebook library

eSchool News

The Starter Library includes 200 texts spanning elementary, middle, and high school reading levels, and will grow to 350 texts by March, 2015. Next page: Sample ebook titles. eBooks and eReaders News Top News Free titles include books from more than 400 publishers.

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App Smashing on the iPad: A Guide for the Elementary Classroom

EdTechTeacher

Are you an elementary teacher looking for creative ways to integrate iPads into student learning? The following recommended push-and-pull apps are popular in elementary iPad classrooms: APP. These ebook can be downloaded at [link].

Elementary Technology Favorites by Grade Level

Tech Helpful

One of the things shared was the list of "tried and true" technology usage by grade level at our elementary school. It is a huge arsenal and an all-you-can-read eBook library for kids 12 and under with unlimited access to over 10,000 high-quality kids’ books.

English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook

Education with Technology

I recently published English Common Core Mobile Activities ebook. Although the ebook is intended for grades 6-12, English teachers at both the elementary and the college level can easily adapt the activities. English Common Core Mobile Activities.

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. ” All Subjects Classroom Management Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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23 Gsuite Ideas to Excite Your Kids About Learning #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

Eric Curts from Ctrl Alt Achieve From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Eric Curts @ ericcurts teaches us twenty-three ways to use Gsuite tools in our classroom.

Science Education Leaders Smithsonian and Carolina Biological Launch New Engineering Program for Elementary

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Each module of the program includes a Teacher Guide with step-by-step teacher instructions, hands-on lab materials, literacy and student activity guides, assessment, and digital eBook versions of the Teacher Guide and student books all in one package.

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. Here’s a class library for an elementary classroom. From my high school classroom to this elementary classroom.

Summer SuperHighway: 3 Kyle Wilson Elementary Teachers on Internet Access and Student Engagement

Education Superhighway

My kids have read about 500 ebooks on their devices; they read a ton, and watch a bunch of videos. The post Summer SuperHighway: 3 Kyle Wilson Elementary Teachers on Internet Access and Student Engagement appeared first on EducationSuperHighway.

A Terrible Thing Happened on Awards Day: Here’s What I’m Doing About It with Amber Teaman

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. Amber Teamann is the proud principal of Whitt Elementary in Wylie ISD in Wylie, Texas.

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Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

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. Episode 127 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

5 Ways to Reach Even Resistant Writers with Writer’s Workshop

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. We do a lot of this, particularly in elementary schools, where we have kids celebrate the writing that they’ve accomplished.

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. 5 Idea Friday Blogging Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) How to Guides.

5 Ideas for Teaching Fire Prevention and Safety

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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. All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) How to Guides.

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

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Tools to build eBooks to demonstrate understanding. Leah LaCrosse on episode 272 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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]. Suzanne Creswell on episode 244 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

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Now there’s an eBook option. Richard Byrne on episode 225 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Richard Byrne, author of Free Technology for Teachers, was a history teacher. It shows.

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

eSchool News

A division designed for elementary schools, called K-5 QuickStart, is giving schools unlimited access to about 200 titles for $500 per month. A big move into education, Amazon edges out OverDrive to capture NYC e-book contract.

8 Epic Edtech Tools to Try This School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Download a free ebook with the Lead Forward authors and get inspired. Richard Byrne on episode 532 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Innovate and try some new apps.

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English +Common Core +Mobile = Success (ISTE2014 Poster -details)

Education with Technology

Present mobile recorded news to two different groups (HS class and elementary class). Although the ebook is intended for grades 6-12, teachers at both the elementary and the college level can easily adapt the activities.

5 Ways to Step Back from Teacher Burnout

The CoolCatTeacher

As a former elementary teacher, she knows how challenging the education profession can be and offers support for teachers struggling with burnout through her podcast, website, and free Facebook Group.

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3 Ways to Add Student Voice to Anything!

Kleinspiration

I even have a free downloadable eBook explaining how to get started creating your first Aura in a step-by-step guide. We Love Using LiveScribe Sound Stickers! Adding a Touch of Technology My two children, Riley and Jacob, love playing around with technology.

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Student Apps for Winter Reading

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Monica Burns Technology Integration Edutopia blogger Monica Burns shares a generous list of winter reading apps and ebooks for elementary students in class and with their families Photo credit: flickingerbrad via flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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4 Reasons To Publish Student Writing As Videos – Guest Post from Meghan Zigmond

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Book Creator lets us publish as an eBook and a video. Blog Featured #ettsummit Daily Genius elementary Meghan ZigmondThis guest post from Innovation Summit Featured Speaker , Meghan Zigmond ( @MeghanZigmond ) first appeared on Daily Genius.

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Fidget Spinners & 3D Printing with Children

Teacher Reboot Camp

We love having her here and she is doing amazing things with elementary students. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. Baby Savvy was so excited to meet Kitty Tripp (@Kitty_Tripp) who recently relocated to Texas. Kitty shared with us one of the incredible ways her 3rd graders used 3D printers to design their own fidget spinners. To find out more, watch the video below.

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5 Simple Ways to Gamify Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

FAQ Guide and Reflective Journal for New Teachers ” is currently available in eBook and paperback through Amazon Kindle. Jessica Ratliff-Gordon is an elementary educator, author, and doctoral student at Northcentral University.

20 Terrific Presentation Tech Tools for Kids!

Kleinspiration

I recently submitted a piece to my friend, Laura Candler, for inclusion of her new eBook: 20 Terriffic Presentation Tech Tools for Kids. I''m honored to be included among such fantastic contributing authors.

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Designing Open and Engaging Learning Spaces

Teacher Reboot Camp

Jackie Gerstein notes in her video interview that baby Savvy would not know which was the front of the classroom, because her elementary students work on tables and have sofas. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. Baby Savvy spoke to two of her favorite people, JoAnn Jacobs (@JoAnnJacobs68) and Jackie Gerstein (@JackieGerstein) about their classroom design.

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Savvy #ISTE17 Interviews: Designing Open and Engaging Learning Spaces

Teacher Reboot Camp

Jackie Gerstein notes in her video interview that baby Savvy would not know which was the front of the classroom, because her elementary students work on tables and have sofas. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or my ebook, Learning to Go. Baby Savvy spoke to two of her favorite people, JoAnn Jacobs (@JoAnnJacobs68) and Jackie Gerstein (@JackieGerstein) about their classroom design.

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Teach Them Kindness

Teacher Reboot Camp

Tons of lessons and craft ideas for elementary to high school students from the Random Act of Kindness Organization. Free ebook of 75 Random Acts of Kindness. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

11 Leadership Principles for an Amazing School Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Download a free ebook with the Lead Forward authors and get inspired. She has also served as an elementary principal, assistant principal, teacher, and coach. In 2015, Sanée was recognized as the Katy ISD Elementary Principal of the Year.

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Teach Them Kindness

Teacher Reboot Camp

Tons of lessons and craft ideas for elementary to high school students from the Random Act of Kindness Organization. Free ebook of 75 Random Acts of Kindness. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.