BOOKS: The 2013 Free Resources eBook & Other Recommended Ed Tech Books

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Digital publications from EmergingEdTech author Kelly Walsh
and recommended books on Amazon.com

The 2013 Free Education Technology Resources eBook

The 2013 Free Education Technology Resources eBook is packed with over 100 pages of free applications and tools to help teachers and other educators engage students and improve learning outcomes, and resources to help enhance administrative productivity. With chapters on Collaboration & Brainstorming Tools; Cloud Apps; Educational Games; Educational Videos Lectures, and Podcasts; Flipped Classroom Resources; Interactive White Boards; iPads in Education; MOOCs; Picture And Image Editing Applications; Presentations & Screencasting; Popular Social Networking Apps and Social Learning; Surveys & Polls, and more, there’s something for everyone, and they’re all free!

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The Flipped Classroom Workshop in a Book

by Kelly Walsh

Since 2011, Kelly Walsh has been raising awareness of flipped instruction tools and techniques, and introducing the concept to educators across the world, through articles on his popular blog and website EmergingEdTech.com. In presentations at conferences and schools across the U.S., and through online workshops, Walsh has helped many teachers make the transition to flipped instruction. With the Flipped Classroom Workshop in a Book, Walsh makes it easy for educators to discover how the flip works and how teachers have been using it in their classrooms, while they ease into flipped instruction at their own pace.

Rich with references, resources, tools, and techniques, this eBook delivers a step-by-step approach to developing your own flipped teaching plan. Eight exercises walk the reader through the development of their own personalized approach for integrating flipped instruction in their classrooms. The exercises are supplemented by web pages where readers can share their insights, questions, and ideas. The Flipped Classroom Workshop in a Book is an excellent value and a powerful resource for today’s inspired educator.

This eBook is available in PDF format for $19.99. Click here to purchase this eBook in PDF format.

Note that the iBooks application on the iPad has a great PDF reader built in.

This eBook is available in Kindle and iPad format on Amazon.com for $26.99. Click here to purchase this eBook on Amazon.com.

There is a free Kindle reader app available for the iPad – you can buy and read any Kindle book on the iPad! Click here to access to the iPad Kindle Reader app.

 

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Best Practices for Teaching with Emerging Technologies

by Michelle Pacansky-Brock

Pacansky-Brock has written an excellent guide to bringing the teaching paradigm into the current century, in a way that embraces the perspective of students (of all ages) and has been proved effective time and time again.

I could hardly envision a better introduction to using emerging technologies in the classroom in a single self-contained resource. While this book recounts a personal journey, it also very well organized, and provides structured guidance. These experienced insights can help guide any educator through the maze of Internet tools, to discover many ways in which they can facilitate a fundamental shift in student engagement and learning.

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Sal Khan’s One World Schoolhouse – Powerful Ideas Persuasively Expressed

This book is a must-read for educators everywhere.

In May I wrote this post sharing some of the ideas expressed in the introduction to Salman Khan’s recent book The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined. I truly believe that this publication should be required reading for all educators (I even bought a copy for the library at The College of Westchester). There are various themes that arise repeatedly in the book, and many are spoken to with a straightforward eloquence. In this article, I share some of the often simple yet uniformly powerful doctrines offered and verbally illustrated in Parts 1 to 3 of the book …

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Flip Your Classroom – Reach Every Student in Every Class Every Day

This book by John Bergmann and Aaron Sams is loaded with experienced insights, ideas, and lessons learned.

The book is an outstanding introduction to the flipped classroom by two teachers who have honed their craft over many years. Sams and Bergmann provide an excellent introduction to what the flipped classroom is, why it works, and how they do it. I am sharing selections from Chapter 3 of the book in this post …

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Teaching and Learning With The iPad

by David Mahaley

An excellent introduction to using the iPad in the classroom.

This eBook is a great way for instructors to get started with the iPad. Mahaley bring his extensive hands-on experience, and straightforward writing style, to addressing many of the considerations a teacher new to the iPad would have. The ebook also contains plenty of useful information and insights for teachers who are more experienced with the popular Apple tablet.

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About 

Kelly Walsh is Chief Information Officer, and an adjunct faculty member, at The College of Westchester in White Plains, NY and is the founder and author of EmergingEdTech.com. As an education technology advocate, he frequently delivers presentations on a variety of related topics at schools and conferences across the U.S. Walsh is also an author, and online educator, periodically running Flipped Class Workshops online. His latest eBook, the Flipped Class Workshop in a Book was published in September, 2013 and is available here. In his spare time Walsh also writes, records, and performs original (and cover) songs (look for "K. Walsh" on iTunes or Amazon.com or check out his original song videos on here on YouTube ).

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