Book Creator is an invaluable tool for New York educators. This user-friendly platform empowers teachers to foster creativity and critical thinking skills in their students no matter the age, ability or literacy level.


What’s happening in NY?

Book Creator is taking off across NY state – check our stats!

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Sketch of an Acer tablet with Book Creator

How NY schools can work with us

Tools for Schools, Inc. has been awarded a statewide contract (ITCC) so that school districts can work with their BOCES or RIC for purchasing Book Creator. We are Edlaw-2d compliant and have proudly achieved COPPA and FERPA Certification from the Internet Keep Safe Alliance.

We are also an approved vendor for NYCDOE schools (#TOO942360 01) and are committed to supporting every student and teacher across the state.

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How we align to standards

To help guide you through an easy and successful implementation, we’ve curated a list of Book Creator activities and resources which align to NYSED CS/DF Learning standards.

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Where can you find us?

We’d love to meet you in person. Check out where our NY team will be in the next few months!

  • NY Book Creator Cafe
    NY Book Creator Cafe
    May 22, 11-11.30am EDT
    Virtual meet up hosted by David Hotler and NY community members
    Sign up here
  • ISTELive 24
    ISTELive 24
    June 23–26, Denver
    Visit us at booth #936 and join a presentation
    Learn more
  • NYSCATE Annual Conference
    NYSCATE Annual Conference
    November 24-26
    Visit the team there
    Learn more

See how Book Creator can support your district!

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  • Dr. Monica Burns
    Book Creator is a fantastic open-ended creation tool. It gives students the space to capture their learning in any subject area throughout the school year. My favorite feature is using voice recordings to tell a story, and the new graphic organizers!
    Dr. Monica Burns
    Book Creator Ambassador, NY educator and author of EdTech Essentials
  • Laurie Guyon
    I love using Book Creator to curate and create educational ideas and resources. It is incredibly versatile and nurtures accessible creativity for all learners. It has a plethora of multimedia elements that enhance the creation process.
    Laurie Guyon
    Lead Coordinator for Instructional Technology Programs, WSWHE BOCES
  • Kristina Holzweiss
    Book Creator is the little black dress of tech tools. Everybody can learn it, use it, and create something professional-looking with it. With its multimedia and accessibility features, Book Creator was the perfect platform for our digital books.
    Kristina Holzweiss
    Edtech librarian, Syosset High School
  • Dan Wodzarcazk
    As a tech integrator, Book Creator has become one of my go-to tools to share with educators. It is extremely versatile and can be used in any grade level and with any subject area. Book Creator has many tools incorporated which are user friendly for both teachers and students.
    Dan Wodzarcazk
    Technology Integrator, Erie 1 BOCES
  • Michelle Manning
    I had been struggling to get into classrooms, but once I started sharing Book Creator my schedule has been packed! It has been a game changer and completely opened classroom doors for me and I’m finally teaching classes, integrating curriculum, and being a tech coach
    Michelle Manning
    Technology Integration Instructional Specialist, Smithtown CSD

    Essential Reading

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    NYSED Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards books

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    An independent review by LearnPlatform has concluded that Book Creator meets the standards of evidence in Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) aligning with Level IV “Demonstrates a Rationale.”
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    Interested in bringing Book Creator to your school?

    Contact the partnerships team to claim your free bundle of premium licences for your school community.
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