We all know that eBooks can enhance any school library collection, but how can you be sure you’re making a wise investment? How do you know where to begin?
Nothing is so certainly written in the educational book of fate as the end of the textbook as the primary focus of educational content. Digital resources are potentially cheaper, more flexible, more up-to-date, and more reflective of the kind of materials that all learners will need to become proficient with as they seek to prepare themselves for life and learning beyond school.
edWeb’s Emerging Tech community held it’s latest webinar on eContent. Presenter, Michelle Luhtala, Head Librarian at New Canaan High School, CT, held this annual review of new developments in eContent delivery, in which participants learned about platforms, services, licensing options, new product “packaging”, spending models, and content availability.
eBooks present exciting opportunities for educators. Yet the possibilities can be overwhelming and confusing. Where do you start? What lessons have worked? How have you used them to align to Common Core Standards?
The Prek-3 Digital Learning community on edWeb.net was proud to host presenter Mark Schlichting in this month’s session. Mark, a veteran children’s designer and creator of Broderbund’s Living Books series, shared his insights and experiences from 25 years of experience creating award winning educational interactive content for children.
In this month’s Exploring eBooks for K-12 webinar on edWeb.net, presenter Carl Harvey provided ideas and examples of how educators and their students can create their own eBooks. He discussed how creating eBooks can be used as to tool to align with Common Core standards for collaboration, critical thinking, and creativity.