"Creating an eBook online is no rocket science and anyone with the rudimentary knowledge of how to use internet can get his/her eBook up and viral in a couple of minutes provided the content part of it is already written in a word document. I find the typing and editing part the most difficult stage in this process; however, if you just want to set up a short ebook for your students then that would not take you much time.
Just a couple of weeks ago I shared here in Educational Technology and Mobile Learning a list of great apps to use to create eBooks on iPad and I received several emails following that post and some of you asked for tutorials on this topic. Here is one of my favorite tutorials on how to create an eBook on iPad that I always recommend to my fellow teachers. Check it out below and share with us what you think of it. Enjoy"
One of the students asked me in mid-June right before school was out if we could do some sort of tribute to Bradbury in the Library, and I felt bad that I didn't have time right then to get something together.
During my high school years, the first floor sanctuary was the chapel and the fourth floor sanctuary was the library, which held a grand array of books available for both research and pleasure. The great joy for us all was that ...
Every couple of years I attach a list of alternate project ideas to my September faculty newsletter. As I began to update those ideas this time around, it occurred to me that it would be a much better list if we built it together.
Ready? Set? Go! It's hard to believe, but it's back to school time, y'all. Here's a few things I did this year to help me get my groove back!Note: Since this photo wastaken, I have filled thelast four cubbies.
Over the last few years, student products have changed. The Common Core State Standards force us to focus specifically on new sets of criteria. And so we find ourselves independently developing new rubrics and assessments.
Technology and education are pretty intertwined these days and nearly every teacher has a few favorite tech tools that make doing his or her job and connecting with students a little bit easier and more fun for all involved.
This question was recently posted to LM_Net: Do any of you send a letter home with students at the beginning of the year that explains library rules, routines, info, etc..? If so, could you please share so I could generate some ideas.
As you get ready to go back to school, many of my former students are entering your school's classrooms and libraries. They are smart, motivated, and want to have a career of impact. In May, one of the ASCD Express's ...
In the past, many of my presentations for my state conference have included a session where I provide a quick and dirty brief overview of some of the programming etc. that we are providing in the media center.
School Librarian Numbers Decline from 2004-2005 to 2010-2011, Fast Facts, July 30, 2012 (..."positions nationwide declined by 8 percent from 2007-08 to 2010-11, while the total number of students increased by 2 percent.") So, nearly one in ten...
This summer I participated in the Level Up Book Club. Our first read and Twitter chats inspired two new programs. Our professional development program, Level Up Tech Quest, which you can read about here.
Since the start of the Federal E-Rate program, where $2.25 BILLION is given ANNUALLY to schools and libraries to fund telecommunications, Internet access and related equipment. Most money goes to public schools, yet ...
This morning I was involved with professional development for our county media coordinators, and one goal for me was to make sure to keep things on a positive note. In order to do that I wanted to start the day with a fun activity.