Tag Archives: Books

6 Great Books on Digital Literacies

January 2, 2017Digitality has radically redefined the concept of  learning expanding its breadth to unprecedented extremes. New epistemologies have seen the light and with them comes a bunch of new literacies, some call them digital literacies others call them 21st century literacies, but regardless of the nomeclature, these new literacies have rapidly morphed into learning […]

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Google's Top 5 Books in 2016

December 17, 2016 In this week’s Books for Teachers’ series we are sharing with you the best 5 books in 2016 as selected by Google. All of these books belong to the realm of fiction. They are actually novels written by popular authors from all around the globe. These novels, which are available for purchase in […]

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6 Must Read Books On The Science of Learning

Learning is a complex cognitive phenomena that has been and is still the central theme of a wide variety of scientific studies. The overarching question ‘how we learn what we learn’ intrigued scientists across different disciplines and generated tons of literature on the topic. Informative insights coming out of these studies have not only demystified […]

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A Collection of Some Very Good iPad Apps for Creating Story Books in Class

A great way to engage students in productive literacy practices is to provide them with the tools and opportunities to help them compose and narrate stories through the use of  a mixture of multimedia materials that include pictures, text, audio, and video. Besides enhancing their writing skills, this form of composition helps them express themselves […]

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A Great Collection of Interesting Books for Teachers and Educators

Since its inception last year, our Pinterest board ‘Great Books for Teachers’ have grown so much in popularity with more than 16k followers and over 170 pins. During 2015, we reviewed a number of interesting books covering different topics from project based learning to teachers professional development. Some of these titles have particularly generated so […]

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8 Wonderful Self-development Books for Teachers

Isaac Asimov once stated that ‘self-education is…the only kind of education there is’. For Albert Einstein ‘ intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death’. The moral behind the quotes is that personal learning, self-directed education, informal learning, self-development…you name it, is a life-long process. It’s an endeavour that is internally motivated […]

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10 Must Read Books on 21st Century Literacies

The literacy landscape is rapidly evolving to the extent that we can no longer expect what it will be like in the next coming years. Regardless of the nomenclature, whether you call them new literacies, emerging literacies, 21st century literacies , the traditional concept of literacy has definitely undergone so much transformations and modifications in […]

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Classroom Educational Miniature Colorful Blank Books – 8 Ct

This set of 8 blank books in a rainbow of colors is a great idea for young aspiring authors or classroom projects! Each book measures 8” x 8” and contains 8 sheets (16 pages each). Product Features Blank books in vibrant colors! 8 per order Each book measures 8” x 8” Contains 8 sheets (16 […]

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10 Must Read Books for Every Teacher

As life-long learners, teachers are continuously learning to improve their teaching practice and expand their knowledge base. Thankfully, the Internet has levelled the ground and provided unrestricted access to a plethora of resources and materials to help you grow professionally . This page features some examples of web tools to use for your professional development. […]

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Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

Problem based learning ( PBL) is a teaching strategy that involves the minimum amount of direct and formal instruction characteristic of lecture based teaching.  In a PBL model, students are provided with complex problems to work on and during the process they get to learn the lesson content and theoretical knowledge underlying the problem. In […]

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Over 4000 Free Audio Books to Listen to on Your iPad

June 30, 2016After posting about teachers reading summer list, we are sharing with you another great resource for reading materials.  Audio Books by the popular Audiobooks is an excellent iPad app that provides you access to a plethora of books spanning a wide variety of genres including fiction, romance, business, sci-fi, mystery and more. Audio […]

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12 Must Read Books for Librarians

June  3, 2016In this week’s Books for Teachers series, we are sharing with you this collection of some of the most popular books for librarians. These works cover some state of the art topics in library science including: insights on the rapidly changing environments of information retrieval services, library research techniques and management methods, library […]

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8 Excellent iPad Story Books to Enhance Your Kids Reading Skills

March  7, 2016Here is a set of excellent storybook apps to help you improve your kids’ reading skills. These story books are specifically designed for young learners and are full of beautiful visual illustrations, animations, and pictures. Kids will get to immerse themselves in reading engaging stories narrated in professional ways that will hold their […]

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9 Great Books on The Impact of Technology on Learning and Cognition

February 4, 2016We are living in an age of distraction par excellence. The tumult of digital noise is surrounding us all day long dividing our attentiveness and making us think in short bursts of attention. The impact of new technologies especially social media websites and tools of mass communication has been the centre of several […]

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