Digital Bytes – 18th June, 2018

Summer Book Creator Journal Revisited This will be the third straight summer that my kids create a journal using Book Creator. We are all looking forward to the process and enjoy looking back on previous year’s journals. I highly encourage the process and I have some top tips to make sure it is a success….

Digital Bytes – 30 April, 2018

Goodnight  Stories for Rebel Girls Podcast The popular books, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, now have a podcast! These stories are longer and more detailed than the short stories in the books. The running time is around 15-20 minutes. Why not have your students read a story and then listen to the longer podcast story?…

Digital Bytes – 5th March, 2018

Pickle Podcast   “Explore life’s trickiest questions with curious kids – and the occasional elephant.” Pickle is a fantastic podcast out of NYC studios that explores some fantastic questions. Is it ok to tell a lie? What makes a real friend? Listen with your class, listen with your family, listen on your own. Just listen….

Digital Bytes 29th January, 2018

50 Ways to Use Book Creator in the Classroom The Book Creator Team has put together an ebook that shares 50 ways you can use Book Creator in your classroom. The book is full of examples and videos to help you learn how to easily create your own versions of the books. Remember that Book…

Podcast as Portfolio Activity?

Can our portfolios promote better listening? Last week, I sat down with Jabiz, Melanie and Stuart to discuss the learning happening in the Daraja GC, IBDP Global Politics, and Sky School. The intention for this 30 minute discussion was to help make our potential connections a little more transparent.  My covert agenda was to provide…