FamilyBookform projects scaffold students to collaborate with their family and community to collect oral histories & personal family stories & photos into printable digital books for education, communication and bonding.
The Teachers’ Guild NSW hosted a World Teacher’s Day Awards Gala Dinner last night to acknowledge some exceptional NSW teachers, presented by the Minister of Education, Hon. Sarah Mitchell and Shadow Minister, Prue Car MP and Guest of Honour, Dr Dan White M.Ed (R.E.), Ed. D, Former Executive Director of Sydney Catholic Schools for the Archdiocese of Sydney.
Jenifer Dove - Leader of Learning: Literacy 7-12 at Sydney Catholic Schools, Eastern Region Secondary Team. After seeing the Bookform 'Family Book' Project at Champagnat Catholic College, Jennifer tried Bookform's online program for her own Mother's memoir project. See her feedback below.
Jennifer has invited me to present Bookform's projects to other Catholic School heads next week.
Griffith communications graduate, Carey Furze, has partnered with Google For Education to develop storycollecting and communication skills among students and their families, through her digital platform Bookform.
Carey founded the online platform Bookform when she was still studying, specifically because of one particular journalism unit that required her to interview someone in her community, and …
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Bookform will become a Google for Education partner and integrate into their Classroom platform and Chromebooks Apps Hub from mid August 2019.
This integration allows teachers to easily assign a Bookform project to a whole class or year group from within their school’s Classroom dashboard and access student’s books for feedback and comments and to grade.
Champagnat Catholic High School at Pagewood, Sydney had Year 7 students start using Bookform technology today for their English ‘Life Writing’ unit.
Director of teaching and learning at Champagnat School, Melissa Carson, said “About 50% of the Year 7 students have been identified as being below average for their level in literacy and we want to address this issue early …