BOOKS: The Free Ed Tech Resources eBook & Other Recommended Ed Tech Books
Digital publications from EmergingEdTech author Kelly Walsh
and recommended books on Amazon.com
The Free Education Technology Resources eBook
With nearly 200 free software applications, this new update is just jammed full of awesome free tools and tons of insights into how to use them in your courses and classrooms!
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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.
April 2016 Update: As some of the content in the book “ages out”, it’s only fair to reduce the price of the workbook. I am looking forward to updating or replacing it at some point in the next year or two. It is still a great resource, but I think it’s only fair to reduce the fee until I have a newer resource available, informed by all that I’ve learned in the years since this was originally researched and written. – KW 4/23/16
This eBook is now available in PDF format for the reduced price of just $7.99. 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 at the reduced price of just $9.99. 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.
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.
Teaching and Learning With the iPad: 20 Days to Expert
Educator, Administrator, Technology Leader David Mahaley Helps Teachers get to the Next Level With his Newest iPad eBook
Are you using iPads in your classrooms and thinking about how you and your students can get more out of the experience?
In April, Franklin Academy’s David Mahaley released a new eBook providing a structured approach to helping teachers who are using iPads in their classrooms move to a higher level of expertise. The new book is titled Teaching and Learning With the iPad: 20 Days to Expert and it is available for sale here on Amazon.com for $7.99.
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 …
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 …
Teaching and Learning With The iPad
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