Great Books


Updated 9-25-20

I collect these books from colleagues, teachers, educators, who want to share information about a book that made a difference in their lives. Please add a comment below–share yours!


  1. Arthur’s Computer Disaster: An Arthur Adventure (Arthur Adventure Series)
  2. The Berenstain Bears’ Computer Trouble
  3. The Computer Teacher from the Black Lagoon
  4. Franklin and the Computer (A Franklin TV Storybook)
  5. Goodnight iPad: a Parody for the next generation
  6. My First Book About The Internet
  7. Sesame Street – Computer Caper
  8. Surf Sammy’s New Computer: A Surf Sammy & Friends Computer Adventure
  9. Tell Me Why


  1. A Drop Of Water: A Book of Science and Wonder
  2. I Spy Shapes in Art
  3. Mouse Shapes
  4. Shape by Shape
  5. When a Line Bends, a Shape Begins


  1. 25 Super Sight Word Songs & Mini-Books
  2. Notice & Note: Strategies For Close Reading-by Kylene Beers and Robert Probst


  1. Expedition Insects–interactive book from Smithsonian

Other Non-Fiction

169 Tech Tips From the Classroom

Eighth Grade Technology Curriculum

Fifth Grade Technology Curriculum–32 Lessons —by Structured Learning

First Grade Technology–32 Lessons–by Structured Learning

Fourth Grade Technology Curriculum–32 Lessons —by Structured Learning

Google Apps Meets Common Core by Michael Graham

K-8 Digital Citizenship Curriculum

K-8 Keyboard Curriculum

K-5 Common Core Lesson Plans

Kindergarten Technology–32 Lessons — by Structured Learning

My Evernote

Second Grade Technology–32 Lessons —by Structured Learning

Seven Habits of Highly Effective People

Seventh Grade Technology Curriculum

Sixth Grade Technology Curriculum

Technology Careers–by Amicus Publishing

Third Grade Technology Curriculum —by Structured Learning


  1. Savvy Cyberkids at Home
  2. Text Hunter by Liam O’Donnell (MS fiction)
  3. Unplugged by Liam O’Donnell (MS fiction)


What’s made a difference in how you teach? Let me know and you could be featured on Ask a Tech Teacher. I’m looking for:

  • reviews of technology-in-education books or ebooks
  • essays on tech ed topics
  • White papers on tech ed topics
  • Education pedagogy

If you’ve written a review and posted it on your blog, please send the link to me. I will provide a link back to your blog and we’ll develop a Book Group right here on Ask a Tech Teacher. AND you’ll be entered in a drawing to win a FREE (picture of a) puppy.

I’m waiting…

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2 thoughts on “Great Books

  1. The Visual Edge© is a book of helpful visual instructional tools for teaching each of the English, History, and Science Common Core standards in grades 6-12. It is ideal for teachers, tutors, students, and parents and can be applied to modeling, practice, assessment, portfolios, and projects.

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