ISTE and Capstone Collaborate on Kids’s Books Championing Digital Citizenship — science weblog

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Capstone, an progressive studying firm merging youngsters’s content material with easy-to-use edtech instruments for Ok-5 lecture rooms, libraries and houses, broadcasts a licensing settlement with the Worldwide Society for Expertise in Schooling (ISTE), an training nonprofit that helps the usage of expertise to speed up innovation in training, to publish a group of kids’s books selling digital citizenship consciousness and the optimistic and artistic use of expertise and digital instruments. The license contains world rights for print and digital books, with ISTE offering supplemental assets supported by the ISTE Requirements, a framework for utilizing expertise to assist studying.

“We’re thrilled to accomplice on this undertaking with ISTE, connecting their material specialists and research-based greatest practices on expertise use in faculties with Capstone’s pleasant, participating storytelling for younger readers. Our collaboration provides educators an accessible strategy to begin a optimistic dialogue round digital citizenship, inventive use of expertise, and our international connection—all information youngsters want to assist put together them to confidently navigate the digital panorama,” stated Beth Brezenoff, Capstone VP of Publishing.

The primary title debuting within the ISTE Younger Innovators assortment, Sonia’s Digital World (pub 8/1/23), is written by award-winning librarian Shannon McClintock Miller, an ISTE Making IT Occur Award recipient, Future Prepared Librarians spokesperson, Follett thought chief, and AASL Management Luminary social media celebrity. The image e book follows the characters on a digital path as they chat, create and play collectively, and make discoveries and connections with digital instruments. Preview an advance copy of the e book at:

“We’re excited to accomplice with Capstone to offer younger learners with enjoyable, participating books to assist them study to thrive in in the present day’s digital world. The assist supplies from ISTE that accompany the books will assist academics reinforce vital subjects like utilizing expertise to create and drawback resolve in addition to what it means to be an empowered digital citizen,” stated Richard Culatta, CEO of ISTE and ASCD. 

A e book launch for Sonia’s Digital World will happen at ISTELive 23, June 25-28 in Philadelphia. Forthcoming titles within the ISTE Younger Innovators assortment embrace Exploring AI, an in-depth take a look at the rising AI revolution (pub 1/1/24), and Cyber Sleuths, a middle-grade chapter e book collection with characters fixing misinformation mysteries (pub 8/1/24).

About ISTE

The Worldwide Society for Expertise in Schooling (ISTE) is a nonprofit group that works with the worldwide training group to speed up innovation in training by way of the sensible use of expertise. ISTE units a daring imaginative and prescient for training transformation by way of the ISTE Requirements, a framework for rethinking training and creating progressive studying experiences. ISTE hosts ISTELive, one of many world’s most influential training occasions, and gives a wealth {of professional} studying alternatives targeted on innovation in training.

About Capstone

Capstone is a number one studying firm of Ok-5 digital options, youngsters’s books, and literacy packages for varsity libraries, lecture rooms, and at residence studying together with the award-winning PebbleGo™ analysis database. Capstone has a ardour for uplifting studying and mental curiosity. The infinite number of learners deserve books and academic assets that replicate them—their pursuits, their talents, their cultures, their communities—and encourage them to be curious and knowledgeable concerning the world round them. As a creator of content material for youngsters, Capstone embraces the duty to rejoice and share the various voices and views of our readers and communities. #LearningIsForEveryone

eSchool News Staff
Newest posts by eSchool Information Workers (see all)

Supply hyperlink