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25+ STEM Books to Update Your Collection - WeAreTeachers

25+ STEM Books to Update Your Collection - WeAreTeachers | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
TOPIC: STEM GRADES: Elementary School:
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25+ STEM Books to Update Your Collection
Get kids excited about science, technology, engineering and math!
Elizabeth Mulvahill on September 19, 2017


Recently teacher DG wrote into our WeAreTeachers HELPLINE looking for advice about adding STEM books to her school’s library collection. She wrote, “I am a K-8 librarian media specialist. This is my second year on the job and I’m trying to update large sections of our school library. Our collection of nonfiction books is sorely lacking. Some of the books are 20 years older than me! Are there any STEM-related books that our library must have? I’d love any suggestions! Thanks so much!”

Here are 25+ awesome suggestions from our friends on the Helpline:
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12 Inspiring STEM Books for Girls

12 Inspiring STEM Books for Girls | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Science, technology, engineering, and math are more important than ever, so we’ve put together a list of books to encourage girls to persevere in these subjects.
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12 Great Books to Help Kids Learn Coding - Educator's Technology

12 Great Books to Help Kids Learn Coding - Educator's Technology | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
A few days we shared with you this interesting resource featuring some of the best apps and tools to help kids learn everything about coding. Today, we are adding another important resource to our coding archive. This is a collection of some good books to introduce kids to coding and help them master the world of programming. Links to the books are under the visual.
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We Love Books, Just as Much as Makerspaces: The Story of How Our Students Built Our Collection - Worlds of Learning @LFlemingEdu

We Love Books, Just as Much as Makerspaces: The Story of How Our Students Built Our Collection - Worlds of Learning @LFlemingEdu | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Something that bothers me so much is when I read articles that talk about how libraries are becoming makerspaces.  Our makerspace is one component of the participatory culture that runs through our space.  Anyone who knows my story knows that my point of entry into the Maker Movement was through literacy, so for me, literacy and making have always gone hand in hand.  
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The future of children’s books arrives on the iPad: Everything Butt Art

The future of children’s books arrives on the iPad: Everything Butt Art | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Everything Butt Art is a wonderful series of books that started showing up in stores less than a year ago. The concept (ahem…) behind the book works well in almost any form, but it really becomes magical once you see it on the iPad — and now you can. It’s part book and part drawing app, and it teaches step-by-step drawing with a twist, as all the drawings start with a butt shape (a rounded lowercase w)."

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24 Book Series 3rd Graders Love to Read | Imagination Soup

24 Book Series 3rd Graders Love to Read | Imagination Soup | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
What are the best book series for 3rd graders? Here are 25 chapter book series that not only are just right for third graders but that they’ll LOVE to read.

(For those of you not in the U.S., third grade is generally 8-year olds.)
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10 Best Coding Books for Kids @AvatarGeneration 

10 Best Coding Books for Kids @AvatarGeneration  | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Coding books for kids are a fun way to spark an interest in web design, game making and programming. Although much of this information is available online, presenting information in a book format can help kids improve their literacy skills, and give them an easy reference without having to search. Some of the books are ‘how to’ manuals, while others are more interactive workbooks. There are also younger kid-friendly “lift the flap” books, that encourage little hands to explore and learn. Here is a run down of 10 of the coolest coding books for young learners.
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Crystal Steele Joyce's curator insight, May 10, 2017 4:41 PM
This is an awesome list of coding books. Perfect for any library!
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12 Popular Minecraft Books for Kids - Guides and Novels for Reading Fun!

12 Popular Minecraft Books for Kids - Guides and Novels for Reading Fun! | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it
Pull your kids away from the screen and into a book with these popular Minecraft books for kids. Let them get sucked into the world further within the pages of a Minecraft novel or guide. Whether your kid enjoys reading or not, there is a book that they will enjoy. Minecraft has a lot of official and unofficial guides that help kids unlock more secrets and information on how to play the game at a more advantageous level. There are also Minecraft based novels by people who love the game. Follow characters around the Minecraft world as they learn lessons in friendship and growing up. Pick up one of these 12 popular Minecraft books for kids and watch as they have fun reading.
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Picture Books and Ideas to Inspire Young Inventors 

Picture Books and Ideas to Inspire Young Inventors  | iPads, MakerEd and More  in Education | Scoop.it

"Thomas Edison once said, “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” Supplying children with junk in the library is easy to do, but how can the library inspire children to invent something interesting and useful? Why not start with some of these picture books?"


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