Chrome Can: Creating eBooks with Chromebooks!

Dr. Shannon Doak

This media includes images, audio, video, blog posts, and eBooks. Chromebooks can do all of these things including creating eBooks. eBooks come in a variety of formats including PDF, ODF, AWZ, LIT, MOBI, EPUB etc. Students can then use Google Docs to create their eBooks and then save the file as a PDF. Students can also use apps like Gravit Designer to create stunning eBook covers. There are several ways Chromebooks can be used to create EPUB eBooks.

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Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

The teachers are very new to web tools, developing Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and are currently teaching full time. The course will soon be over so I am grading their reflective eportfolio final projects. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. Reflective Learning with Student Digital Portfolios from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

The teachers are very new to web tools, developing Personal Learning Networks (PLNs) and are currently teaching full time. The course will soon be over so I am grading their reflective eportfolio final projects. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. Reflective Learning with Student Digital Portfolios from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

Getting students to create digital portfolios of their work in our classes will give them experience in figuring out how to present themselves online and also gives learners a reflection of their abilities and talents they’ve acquired throughout the learning journey. Many free curation and aggregation tools and apps, like Educlipper , Pinterest , and Livebinders , help students to quickly and easily create their portfolios and keep them throughout their learning journey.

PDF FlipBook on a Chromebook.

Dr. Shannon Doak

I have also written about creating eBooks on Chromebooks. In this post, I discuss the various ways you can make ebooks, one of them is using Google Docs and saving the file as a PDF. If you are interested in learning more about this please read my previous post. This app could be used to view student-created ePortfolios during student-led conferences. BYOD Capstone Chrome Can Creativity ePortfolios Friday Tech Tip Innovation Visible Thinking

Read-Along Storybooks Using Audio in Google Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post Read-Along Storybooks Using Audio in Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This creates a fantastic and Dynamic Learning Experience for Mike’s students. I broke the process into five steps to be completed over six days of virtual learning.

20+ Ideas and Resources for Learning with Poetry

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below, are resources and ideas for helping your students learn with poetry and write poetry. See the slide presentation, Learning with Poetry , and the bookmarks below for more ideas and resources. Get your copy of Learning to Go and The 30 Goals for Teachers. Learning with Poetry: Activities and Resources from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. For more ideas check out my other poetry posts , including 11 Apps for Learning with Poetry and Science and Poetry Writing Prompts.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. It is important we help our students create meaningful messages and learn to effectively collaborate and respect their peers. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. It is important we help our students create meaningful messages and learn to effectively collaborate and respect their peers. The following games are interactive and provide teachers and parents with resources for reinforcing the student learning- Quandarygame , Webonauts , and Cyber Pigs !

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

Keep in mind, even if your school has a different type of capstone course, my thoughts below could be applicable in the capstone process, learning environment, or product creation. All capstones include the following phases: Proposal creation Content learning Skill building Research Implementation. In “How Does Technology Facilitate Learning? Technology can also make communicating student learning to a wider and more authentic audience possible.

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month and the perfect excuse to inspire your students with poetry no matter what subject you teach.

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month and the perfect excuse to inspire your students with poetry no matter what subject you teach.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Even when schools do allow access many teachers still need ideas, resources and training to be able to manage how their students stay focused and learn effectively with devices. Don’t forget to check out my recent posts with my keynotes/workshops at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s and STEAM it Up with the 8 C’s.

This Year be an EduHero!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you choose to go on the EduHero Journey this year feel free to download any of these badges I made to go on your blog, eportfolio, or website : (Call to Adventure) Mission: Your mission this year is to join a League of EduHeroes and go on your EduHero Journey. These communities will ask you to participate in various events that will help you learn new skills while inspiring other EduHeroes. A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

Gaggle Speaks

better student access to learning materials. Sites can also be a great place to manage student ePortfolios. Access our ebook, “12 Ways to Safely Adopt Google Apps into Your School,” to learn more ways start tomorrow’s school day better prepared to use GAFE. Google Apps for Education offers students and teachers the opportunity to create and share without ever picking up pen and paper.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Even when schools do allow access many teachers still need ideas, resources and training to be able to manage how their students stay focused and learn effectively with devices. Don’t forget to check out my recent posts with my keynotes/workshops at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s and STEAM it Up with the 8 C’s.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Teachers often share resources with these keywords- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM). With technology, students can create mindmaps, comics, eportfolios, digital stories, podcasts, videos, movie trailers, radio shows, blogs, scavenger hunts, infographics, multimedia posters, infographics and more! Learn through cooking!

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

With a shift toward cross-curricular topics, essential questions, and project-based learning, my second graders are engaged in carefully structured reading themes or units rather than reading a new stand-alone picture book each week. For elementary age students I recommend looking for ebooks at Epic! -- Unlimited Books for Kids and Zing!, created by Schoolwide, both offer thousands of free ebooks and make searching by title, author, and topic easy.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

With a shift toward cross-curricular topics, essential questions, and project-based learning, my second graders are engaged in carefully structured reading themes or units rather than reading a new stand-alone picture book each week. For elementary school-age students, I recommend looking for ebooks at Epic! -- Unlimited Books for Kids and Zing!, Both offer thousands of free ebooks and make searching by title, author, and topic easy.