Edutopia explores videos that showcase evidence-based learning practices in K-12 schools, and see our core strategies and key topics in action. Videos range from :
1, Embracing Failure and Growth Mindset
2. Oracy in classrooms: Strategy for communication
3. Critique Protocol : Helping Students Create High Quality work
4. How to prepare students for High School
Last year, ASB published a book called Memories from the Road. It is a compilation of short stories, poems, and artwork. It is unique because there are stories written by parents, students, and faculty and was written in eight different languages: Korean, Dutch, Japanese, Chinese, English, Hebrew, Hindi in the same book.
We would like to invite YOU to write and share your ideas and experiences. Please signup here and share this link with your students.
Our next publication will be an epistolary text titled Letters from the Road: Diary of Global Nomad. We request you to invite students and you to write stories, poems in a letter format (it could be an email format too). The book will also publish student artwork and photographs in Black and White ONLY. The Writers Club will receive the writing pieces and artwork before 15th of December. Students can email their works at email@example.com .
I am happy to visit your class and talk with your students to clarify their queries. Copies of the book are available for purchase at the school store for INR 2,000 and the eBook is available on Amazon for INR 1,400
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The Learning Commons houses a huge collection of Audio and Ebooks that cater to all age groups and are easily accessible on your personal mobile devices. Subject areas range from Popular Fiction to NonFiction, Mysteries, Sci-Fi, Supernatural, Biographies, etc. We even have Lonely Planet Travel guides in ebook format that will aid you in your worldwide travels all at the tip of your fingers. A few initial steps of setting up your device and you will have a variety of digital and audio books to choose from. We are subscribers to Overdrive and Follett and these house the majority of our digital collections. In addition to these platforms, we have other digital subscriptions for ebooks and audiobooks such as TumbleBookCloud and AudioBookCloud (ABC). Visit us at our website to check out our collection and choose from a variety of ebook platforms, instructions on how to set up your device and access your passwords via our Google doc and begin your digital reading experience at ASB. Or better still visit us while you are at school and we will help you with a quick tour of library e-resources and help you set up your device for a world of reading pleasure.
Newsbank a rich database that explores current events, science, math, the earth, health, sports, people, arts, geography, and important problems. The collection includes articles, biographies, and digests that explore science topics including diseases, mammals, the environment, physics.biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, health, oceanography, and applied sciences. Username and passwords can be accessed here.
Most local newspapers have their own apps that can be downloaded on your phone.
Newspapers like the Times of India, DNA, Financial Times, Indian Express and others. Here is a link to all the online Indian Newspapers
I'm Heeru Bhojwani, Information Curator & Coach/ Librarian at the American School of Bombay. I appreciate the value of teamwork and collaboration to foster learning. I believe that education is the only important element in raising the bar of human existence and quality of life. In an evolving role of a librarian, I understand that strong work ethics, flexibility and enthusiasm are keys to the success of our evolving new role of a librarian in the web 3.0 or 4.0 world. Through this blog I intend to share my thoughts, views or tools that I come across in my journey