Creativity Abounds! Flipping The Classroom And Project Based Assessments With Book Creator

Concurrent Session 3 & 4 (combined)
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Brief Abstract

Book Creator is an app/online tool that allows students to create digital presentations. Book Creator scores high for accessibility and is a rare tool that can be used with any age- from very young children to adult learners. Come learn how to use this tool to increase student engagement/participation. 

Book Creator can be used to publish materials to an authentic audience, engage reluctant writers, demonstrate understanding and promote collaboration among students. This free, online, accessible tool has a simple interface for navigation. Participants will learn how using this tool is beneficial for their classroom practices and for their students.  Discussion of best practices for implementation, use and assessment will also occur during this session. Participants should have an Internet Enabled device like a laptop or desktop available so they can create books.

Extended Abstract

During this session, participants will learn what Book Creator is and how to use it to increase student engagement and motivation.  
 

  • Participants will be able to add content to a demo book for hands-on practice 
     
  • Participants will also participate in small group discussions about best practices for implementation and use.  
     
  • Participants will be able to identify 6 benefits of using Book Creator with their students.