Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Book Creator

By Rose Castro and Martha Sudo



In the classroom, teachers or kids can
create individual pages that become
books. Once they're familiar with the
basic functions, it's time for kids and
teachers to start creating: fiction or
nonfiction books, how-to manuals with
video and audio instructions, photo
books, comic strips, and more. Book
Creator for iPad is an amazingly easy-touse
digital book-making tool. With
guidance, even kids in early elementary
school grades can use this technology
tool to produce and publish their own
simple books or comics with images,
videos, and audio. Readers can access
published books via iBooks or other online
sources, or books can be printed on
paper.

You can go to app.bookcreator.com,
register as a teacher and start creating
books right away. As a teacher, you can
have 40 books free for your
classroom. Book Creator for Chrome is
ready to try for free! Go to

app.bookcreator.com

Thursday, October 27, 2016

ESSA guidance for teachers



The U.S. DOE recently offered guidelines for the newest reauthorization of the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA. This blueprint focuses on helping teachers perform better, and in turn helping their students do the same. That means every student succeeds when their teachers succeed in their endeavors, too. The Department of Education plans to handhold the states and districts through the transition from the controversial No Child Left Behind Act to the ESSA.  READ MORE 

Source:  nabe.org, Bambi Majumdar - http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/a-closer-look-at-the-new-essa-guidance-for-teachers/education

Friday, January 1, 2016

4 strategies to help ELLs in the mainstream classroom


Edutopia 
From Sept. 11: It is possible to help a beginning English language learner improve so much in a matter of months that he or she can pass the sixth through eighth grade state standardized tests. This student can go from five to 50 percent on a school curriculum test. It's happening in my middle school classroom, and it can happen in your classrooms, too. With the right support and differentiation, ELLs will be successful in your general education or language arts classroom.  READ MORE

Source:  TESOL.org

Friday, October 16, 2015

Technology Nights Promote Community Digital Literacy

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Saturday, October 3, 2015

Sites for Teachers!


URL:  http://www.sitesforteachers.com

This site is filled with free printables, resources, games, puzzles, awards, activities, and more! 

Thursday, April 9, 2015

21st Century Education

What is 21st century education? - YouTube
Our world is changing at an unprecedented pace. To prepare our students, lessons must go beyond the "3 R's" and foster 21st century skills. Skills like criti...