School Reading List

Episode 9 - Chat GPT and AI: a blessing or a curse for teachers and schools?

April 29, 2023 Tom Tolkien Season 1 Episode 9
School Reading List
Episode 9 - Chat GPT and AI: a blessing or a curse for teachers and schools?
Show Notes

School Reading List podcast hosted by Tom Tolkien

Season 1: Episode 9

For transcripts, links to all the books featured, resources, show notes and contact details, click here: https://schoolreadinglist.co.uk/podcasts/series-1-episode-9 

Part 1
Book post

  • Ivy Newt and the Storm Witch by Derek Keilty and Magda Broll
  • I Heard a Bird by Rob Ramsden
  • Small Stanley's Big List of Scary Stuff by Angie Morgan
  • A Child Like You by Na'ima B. Robert
  • Ajay and the Jaipur Moon by Varsha Shah
  • Day and Night by Lela Nargi
  • Be Happy! by Emma Dodd & Maddy Bard
  • Squishy McFluff's Camping Adventure! by Pip Jones
  • The Not-So Uniform Life of Holly-Mei by Christina Matula
  • Circus Maximus: Rider of the Storm by Annelise Gray
  • Finding Floss by Cara Matheson
  • Noodle the Doodle Wins the Day by Jonathan Meres

Rundown - top 30 children's and YA books to buy in April 2023

  • Hilda: Night of the Trolls by Luke Pearson
  • This Is Not My Home by Eugenia Yoh & Vivienne Chang
  • Nic Blake and the Remarkables by Angie Thomas
  • Twenty Questions by Mac Barnett
  • Love, the Earth by Frances Stickley
  • The Tree and the River by Aaron Becker
  • Yellowstone by Catherine Ard
  • Na Willa and the House in the Alley by Reda Gaudiamo
  • The Dark and Dangerous Gifts of Delores Mackenzie by Yvonne Banham
  • The Crown by Emily Kapff
  • Day and Night by Lela Nargi
  • The Treasure Hunters by Lisa Thompson
  • The Smidgens United by David O'Connell
  • Let's Play Murder by Kesia Lupo
  • Skandar and the Phantom Rider by A.F. Steadman
  • What is War? By Sheddad Kaid-Salah Ferron
  • Big Tree by Brian Selznick
  • Stars and Smoke by Marie Lu
  • Animal FACTopia! by Julie Beer
  • The Children of Croke Park by Michael Foley
  • School Trip by Jerry Craft
  • Automotive by Matt Ralphs
  • Louise Bourgeois Made Giant Spiders and Wasn't Sorry by Fausto Gilberti
  • The Big Book of Nature Art by Yuval Zommer
  • How Far We've Come by Joyce Efia Harmer
  • The Not-So-Uniform Life of Holly-Mei by Christina Matula
  • Dear Mothman by Robin Gow
  • Bridges by Marc Majewski
  • How to Write a Poem by Kwame Alexander
  • Global by Eoin Colfer & Andrew Donkin

April 2023 books of the month

  • Fiction: Dear Mothman by Robin Gow
  • Nonfiction: The Big Book of Nature Art by Yuval Zommer
  • Picture book: The Crown by Emily Kapff

Part 2
Chat GPT and AI: a blessing or a curse for teachers and schools? We examine whether Chat GPT will be useful for the teaching of English and reading in schools. 

New book pitches: My Magical Bearded Friend by Chris Husband; Dumb Orphans by Allan Low

Part 3
Summer 2023 new children's books

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