TeachingBooksis a free resource available through Badgerlink*. This brief video highlights some of the resources it offers, such as, author videos, readings of book excerpts or entire books, book trailers, book group guides, etc. You can create a free educator's account to:
Create Custom Reading Lists
Evaluate Qualitative Text Complexity Measures
Complete Professional Development Module
Enjoy Instant Access
The website layout has changed from the time they made this video, but the resources are still there.
*If you try this at home, you may have to go to Badgerlink first, and log inwith your Public Library Card.
I hope that these short Technology Tours will help you explore new features of the many resources you can find on the web and the iPads. Get ready to collaborate, create, and communicate! ~Shelly Taylor