Got Books? Promote reading and Upper Elem / YA Literature

Reach your upper elementary and teen audiences with creative ways that promote reading and young adult literature using technology. See how students, teachers, and librarians can use photos, video, and creative apps for books talks, read alikes, or book reviews. Hear how six different high schools are using Google Hangouts for virtual book clubs. Map out literary journeys by creating a Google MyMaps and discover creative ways to share poetry and zines. The ideas are endless!

Got Books? Workshop

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Got Books? Promote reading & YA Literature using G Suite

Workshop Agenda:

Introductions / Presenter Background
What book have you read in the past 6 months that has impacted you the most?

Share your own ideas during workshop: 

Present a wide variety of ideas for each of the 6 categories below. Encourage sharing of own projects on the shared Google Doc
  • Fun With Photos
    • Share: Banned Books week, READ posters, digital frames, Social media pics
    • Do: Take creative photos with books and edit with Canva, Phonto, Pic Collage, etc...
  • Read Alikes
    • Share: Google Knowledge Graph, collaborative slide deck, YouTube playlist
    • Do: Collaborative read-alike for ....
  • Book Talks / Book Sharing
    • Share: Book trailers, QR codes, Virtual Book Clubs, Book Trailers, Bookcasting club
    • Do: Book talks using FlipGrid
  • Got Tech?
    • Share: Google Sites, LibriVox, Google Maps, Chrome Extensions, Google Forms, Book Bracketology, Screencasting
    • Do: Gallery Walk - favorite tech tools for book sharing
  • Poetry
    • Share: YouTube playlist, Insert video in SlideDeck, Blackout poetry
    • Do: Create Blackout poetry
  • Books + Curriculum
    • Share: Picture Book Trailers + literary techniques, Google Lit Trips, Teen Writers, Google Drawings, Newsletters,
    • Do: One page Zine
One take-away from today's session
Implementation plan

2015 Presentation  Access complete website here

Got Books? Promote reading and YA Literature using free or open-source technology tools (Original)

Original 2013 Presentation

Colette Cassinelli,
Aug 1, 2017, 1:09 PM