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Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Virtual Storytime! Back to School Books from Tumblebooks!



Sunday, August 2, 2015

New Tumblebook Search Feature Contest and "You might also enjoy..." @TumbleBooks


Share your thoughts with TumbleBooks and win an iPad! Enter before August 15 ... Here's how! 




This Fall, TumbleBooks is introducing a brand new feature to help you and your students find the books they want!

"If You Liked This Book, You Might Also Enjoy"- will be an exciting new feature added to the collection. When your students choose a book, they will see some suggestions of other similar books they might like. This will show up both in the book detail page and in a new Search box. 

And, speaking of the new search box, you will also see a brand new Help Me Find a Book feature- for both teachers and for students. 

And so, once again, TumbleBooks asks for your feedback and suggestions. What topics will you need to search to find books for your students? What topics will you use when teaching mini-lessons during the year? What are some keywords you use when looking for instructional resources? Tell them what you might want to search for during the course of the year. Simply email your search term list to info@tumblebooks.com with any other feedback by August 15, 2015 to be entered in the iPad drawing! 

You will help improve the website and have the chance to win a brand new iPad! 
Please tell TumbleBooks how to make their SEARCH feature as good as it can be. 

Happy Tumbling! 

Bonus Tumble Teacher Tips: 
TumbleBooks Quiz Feature:
I LOVE the Quiz feature in Tumblebooks.  This would be a great way to assess comprehension in either a 'Quick' quiz or full quiz.  It is also a fun way to 'practice' taking a book quiz before taking an Accelerated Reader quiz.  I particularly love the feedback style which explains the missed answers, and the 'Retake' option. 




Feedback sample with options to Print, Retake, or Go Back


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