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Writing Boxes
  • Building a Writing Box
Children and Drawing
Smartphones and Phablets
Educational Uses of Writing Technologies
Statute of Thomas Jefferson and his Writing Box
Statute of Thomas Jefferson and his Writing Box

Writing Boxes


Mr. Jefferson's Writing Box. Smithsonian.com (February 2001)
  • Jefferson used a writing box as a portable desk when drafting the Declaration of Independence


Mini-Writing Centers from Scholastic


Image from Clean Mama Blog
Image from Clean Mama Blog



Building A Writing Box


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Plastic Sweater Box
Pencils
Paper
Tape
Basket
Colored Pencils
Notebooks
Glue
Backpack
Felt-Tipped Markers
Pads
Stapler
Pencil Box
Colored Pens
Write-On, Wipe-Off Board
Ruler

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The Chamber, Vincent Van Gogh

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Harold and the Purple Crayon. Crocket Johnson (60th Anniversary Edition). HarperCollins, 2015

The Art Lesson. Tomie dePaola. (Reprint edition). Puffin Books, 2001.

The Day the Crayons Quit Drew Daywait. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers. Philomel Books, 2013

An Introduction to 100 Important Paintings with Videos Created by Smart History

The British Library Puts 1,000,000 Images into the Public Domain, Making Them Free to Reuse & Remix

12 World-Class Museums You Can Visit Online


The Best iPad Art and Drawing Apps for Your Classroom

YouiDraw
  • Online tool for drawing, painting and creating logos


Smartphones and Phablets


Phablets Will Become the Most Popular Smartphone Type by 2019


Smith Premier Typewriter, 1910
Smith Premier Typewriter, 1910

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Link here for an overview of educational uses of iPads and iPad Apps, from University of Minnesota


Timelines of Knowledge Technologies



Screen Shot 2017-06-08 at 12.54.20 PM.pngBooks showing children and adolescents using writing and drawing technologies as writers, directors, moviemakers, game players and other creative roles.

First Digital Computer, 1953
First Digital Computer, 1953

Amelia Makes a Movie. David Milgram. G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2008

Goodnight iPad. Ann Droyd. Blue Rider Press, 2011

If You Give a Mouse an iPhone. Ann Droyd. Blue Rider Press, 2014


Ada Lovelace, Poet of Science: The First Computer Programmer. Diane Stanley. Illustrated by Jessie Hartland. Simon & Schuster Digital Sales, 2016


Hello Ruby: Journey Inside the Computer. Linda Liukas. Fewel and Friends Books, 2017


Access of list of Picture Books for Children and Technology from the Little eLit blog of the Association for Library Service to Children.


Teaching with Interactive Picture e-Books in Grades K-6 from the ReadingRockets website.