Transforming the Traditional Learning Environment with BookWidgets
Participate and share : Poster
In this interactive hands-on session, attendees will experience the BookWidgets comprehensive approach to transforming lessons and learning. Participants will learn how to create interactive exercises using BookWidgets extensive template library and ready-made activities. Educators will see the time-saving benefits of using BookWidgets in any classroom environment.
|Audience:||Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: iOS, Windows, Android
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||https://www.bookwidgets.com
wireless mouse if desired
|Topic:||Online tools, apps & resources|
|ISTE Standards:||For Educators:
|Disclosure:||The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session|
|Related exhibitors:||Microsoft Corporation, Newsela, Book Creator, Canva for Education, Edpuzzle, Kahoot! EDU, Inc., PhET Interactive Simulations, D2L Ltd, Instructure, PowerSchool Group LLC|
Educational or infrastructure challenge/situation.: Moving up the SAMR model of technology integration. Transforming lessons into engaging digital content.
Technology intervention: BookWidgets. Winner of SETT Gent 2022 EdTech award.
Models employed: SAMR model of Technology Integration;
Lesson plans or instructional activities/strategies employed: Teacher generated instructional activities which are created in the BookWidgets platform. This platform includes templates, resources, live monitoring of student progress, immediate customized feedback, automatic grading and aggregation of data, LMS/LTI integration with Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams and more....
Evidence of success. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/356088112_USING_BOOKWI
Introduction to BookWidgets (fcilitaator led)
Account Creation (hands on)
Sample lesson provided by facilitator - active questioning of participants
Explore sample lesson from educator and learner perspective
Discussion of LMS integration with previews of Google Classroom and Microsoft EDU
Questions and Answer
Sheryl Place, is as an Educational Technology Specialist for BookWidgets. Prior to joining the team she was a veteran teacher with Miami-Dade County Public Schools. She knows and understands the joys and struggles of the classroom. Teaching, building capacity and infusing technology into classroom lessons are activities which she loves. Sheryl began teaching in 1983 after receiving a Bachelor’s Degree in French Education from Michigan State University and continued to grow earning a Master's Degree from the University of Miami. Sheryl holds numerous credentials including Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, Nearpod PioNear and certified trainer, FlipGrid Certified Educator, and more. Let's connect and learn together.
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