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Thursday, June 24 • 9:00am - 10:30am
The World Is My Audience - Engaging Struggling Students LIMITED

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I struggled with getting my students to invest time and effort in creative writing. I tried hundreds of journal prompts and writing activities but nothing worked. Then, a simple idea had a profound impact on my classroom.

I realized that students are significantly more motivated when they know the content they create will reach a global audience. Rather than create a piece of homework for the teacher to mark and maybe sit on the fridge at home, they were authoring media-rich digital books for the world to see!

In this engaging and interactive session, you will hear Jon’s story and learn about how publishing had a transformative effect on the engagement of his students and the quality of their work. You will also learn Book Creator’s features, discuss how it can create a student-centered environment in your classroom and write/publish a collaborative book together.

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Your Session CODE - 624.003

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Book Creator

Vendor, former special education teacher and former tech integration specialist, Book Creator
Book CreatorTools for Schools (Book Creator) was established in 2011 to empower the next generation of content creators and improve their educational outcomes with creative tools. Tools for Schools is the publisher of Book Creator, a tool for teachers and students to create digital... Read More →



Thursday June 24, 2021 9:00am - 10:30am EDT
NPS EdTech Zoom Room B