The Power of eBooks in a Personalized Learning Environment

Presented by: Michelle Easley, Ed.S., Digital Content Program Specialist, Fulton County Schools
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Harness the power of eBooks to support personalized learning environments. Maximize the use of your students’ mobile devices to access eBooks and produce a personalized approach to reading. Learn about instructional activities that highlight the features of eBooks while providing tips for integrating technology into reader response. During the presentation, Digital Content Michelle Easley:

  • Briefly reviewed the 7 principles of personalized learning.
  • Explored the connection between the personalized learning principles and personalized reading options afforded by eBooks.
  • Examined current research on effective reading instruction utilizing eBooks.
  • Developed strategies to support the individual reader.
  • Reviewed suggested instructional activities using eBook features and tools.
  • Reviewed suggestions for integrating technology into reader response and explore best practices.
  • Reviewed the basics regarding eBook purchasing.
  • Examined a sample eBook collection development strategy.