#BIT16 Reads Book Club

This post by Alanna King originally appeared on her blog.

#BIT16Reads launches with new partners

What could be better than developing an international book club of like-minded reader/educators?  Expanding that community to include the Ontario School Library Association and TVO’s TeachOntario platform.

To register go here:  https://www.teachontario.ca/docs/DOC-3594 

Outside Ontario?  No worries!  Join us in Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/170190-bit16reads

As the book club develops you can stay tuned  in the TeachOntario book clubs, watch this blog or join us in Goodreads. I will announce any new items here, on Twitter and in Goodreads in the book club.

The only rule of #BIT16Reads book club is to talk about books, a lot, anywhere, anytime.

BIT16Reads’s currently-reading book montage

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens
This book should be mandatory reading for anyone in their gap year between teacher-directed learning and self-directed learning. It reviews all sorts of ways to learn new material but ends by saying that we need to embrace our inner slac…

 

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The backstory

The aim of the book club is to

  • deepen the conference
  • build longevity in the learning that happens during the conference
  • to encourage the community of ECOO/OASBO-ICT members .

The 2014 conference session that inspired our current book club had about 80 attendees with a panel of educational speakers.

The birth of #BIT15Reads

In 2015, conference participants had a) choice of up to 20 books to read as suits their own professional development and b) the opportunity to engage with pre-conference discussion and events.