App smashing the storytelling process – Book Creator, iBooks & Showbie

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How 4th grade Language Arts and Social Studies teacher Hayley Sample combined old-school storytelling techniques with new technology to get her students writing masterpieces!     My sister introduced me to Book Creator when her 5th grade students were using the app to make similar books to what my students had created. Her students are 1:1 with their iPads, so with…

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Co-teaching in the classroom – Who’s on your team?

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The teaching of 21st century skills, for college and career readiness, have finally become a priority for K-12 schools. One of the pillars of 21st century skills is collaboration. Ironically, many of us are trying to ‘teach’ collaboration…alone! Sure, lesson and assessment planning are often collaborative efforts, but it’s done behind closed doors. As teachers, we know how important it…

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Introducing Google sign-on, document preview and more!

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Sign in with Google Do you have a Google account? Log into Showbie and add it to your account for quick and easy sign in! From your Classes list select your picture (or name) and then Edit (next to My Info). From there you will be able to Enable Google Sign-In! Preview content Have you ever opened a file just…

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