Book Club Registration

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TeachOntario is pleased to present the #BIT16 Reads Book Club in partnership with the Ontario School Library Association (OSLA) and facilitated by Alanna King (aking).


The Book Club centres around the theme of digital leadership. Each session will last four weeks beginning in June. Feel free to join the learning by registering for the book club, or clubs, of your choice (form to the right or click here: #Bit16 Reads Book Club ). The books are detailed below. To participate in each discussion, you will also need to register for TeachOntario. For information about our previous Book Club, go here.


 cover of participatory culture

Participatory Culture in a Networked Era: A Conversation on Youth, Learning, Commerce, and Politics

By Henry Jenkins, Mizuko Ito, danah boyd


"Participatory Culture in a Networked Era" will interest students and scholars of digital media and their impact on society and will engage readers in a broader dialogue and conversation about their own participatory practices in this digital age. Read more...


To purchase, go here.



cover of the book innovators mindset

The Innovator’s Mindset: Empower Learning, Unleash Talent, and Lead a Culture of Creativity

By George Couros


Kids walk into schools full of wonder and questions. How you, as an educator, respond to students’ natural curiosity can help further their own exploration and shape the way they learn today and in the future. Read more...


Get $10 off the retail price when you order the book directly through



cover of creating thinking classrooms book

Creating Thinking Classrooms

By Garfield Gini-Newman and Roland Case


This book supports teachers and educational leaders in their efforts to navigate the diverse opportunities and challenges of current reform initiatives. Check out the book flyer here. Read more...


Get 10% off the cover price when you use coupon code bit16reads (case sensitive) when you order here.



cover of how we learn book

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where, and Why It Happens

By Benedict Carey


In the tradition of "The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slowcomes" a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today—and how we can apply it to our own lives. Read more...


To purchase, go here.



cover of building school book

Building School 2.0: How to Create the Schools We Need

By Chris Lehmann and Zac Chase


Moving beyond a basic examination of using technology for classroom instruction, "Building School 2.0" is a larger discussion of how education, learning, and our physical school spaces can--and should--change because of the changing nature of our lives brought on by these technologies. Read more...


To purchase, go here.