Episode 3: Every Kid Should Write and Publish
This episode features an interview with Bernard Percy, an internationally known author and speaker on a variety of education subjects. Percy guided his elementary grade students in writing How to Grow a Child: A Child’s Advice to Parents, a book that was published and distributed internationally. Also, this episode covers a variety of approaches and resources for authentic student writing and publishing projects, such as how to create a digital book and a class newspaper.
Links to Content and Resources
a) YouTube video: Every Kid Should Write and Publish!
http://youtu.be/7bjRr24dgIc b) Website: iBooks textbooks for iPad. There’s nothing textbook about them.
c) Article from KQED ‘MindShift’ blog “How to Create Your Own Textbook, With or Without Apple http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2012/01/how-to-create-your-own-textbook-with-or-without-apple/
- Literacy Special Interest Group links: http://siglit.iste.wikispaces.net/HOME+PAGE
- Contact the Literacy Special Interest PODCAST:
ISTE is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in improving learning and teaching by advancing the effective use of technology in PK-12 and teacher education. You can learn more about becoming an ISTE member at www.iste.org/join
- NY Times Bestselling Author, Andrea Davis Pinkney: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/contributor/andrea-davis-pinkney - Scholastic Playwright, Mack Lewis: http://macklewis.com/ - ISTE Keynoter, Jeff Piontek, author of Blogs, Wikis, and Podcasts, Oh My! Electronic Media in the Classroom http://www.teachercreatedmaterials.com/estore/product/50112