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Understanding Two Ebook Self Publishing Basics. For those new to self-publishing ebooks, or even for those who have had a little experience, here are two simple yet very important basic tips that will help make publishing an ebook a trouble free process.

Understanding Two Ebook Self Publishing Basics

Use Microsoft Word Most authors use Microsoft Word when writing a book, and although it is a fantastic word processor with both .doc and .docx files being widely accepted by all ebook publishers, Word has one problem. In a long document, which a book is, the number of changes, alterations, cut, copy and paste processes as well as liberal use of the backspace over a long period of time, creates code errors. You can’t see these in your view of the document, but when it is converted to common ebook files they can cause a lot of formatting problems.

There are two solutions, which are very easy, and should become a habit when writing. Some Excellent Digital Storytelling Apps for Elementary Students. May 16, 2017 Creating and sharing digital stories is a great way to engage students in a wide variety of literacy-related activities in class.

Some Excellent Digital Storytelling Apps for Elementary Students

To this end, we curated for you this collection of some of our favourite apps to engage elementary students in digital storytelling tasks. The apps are simple and easy to use and provide learners with various materials and tools to help them create and enjoy what they create. As always, share with us your feedback in our Facebook page. For more apps for elementary students, check out this page. Links to the features apps are under the visual. 1- Story Dice - ideas for writers ‘Story Dice is a creative writing prompt tool to come up with ideas for plot, character, and setting. 2- Kid in Story Book Maker ‘Create and share customized picture storybooks with photos of your child or others as the main character!

3- Tell About This ‘Tell About This is an easy platform to inspire and capture children's thoughts and stories! Create Sesame Street Fan Fiction on WriteReader. StoryMapJS. A New Google Earth Feature to Introduce Students to The World's Cultures. April 20, 2017 A few days ago we shared with you a quick review of some of the best features in the new Google Earth.

A New Google Earth Feature to Introduce Students to The World's Cultures

Today, we want to particularly highlight one of these new features called Voyager. Voyager helps users explore the world from different cultural perspectives through a collection of interactive guided tours. Voyager's theme for this month is on cultural stories of people and places from around the globe. Digital Storytelling Wheel for Teachers. Storytop Story Maker. Storybird Studio – literacy and writing tools for teachers, librarians, educators and classrooms. Professional artwork jumpstarts student creativity, quickly drawing them into the writing process and scaffolding their progress.

Storybird Studio – literacy and writing tools for teachers, librarians, educators and classrooms

Simple tools keeps them on track; social feedback keeps them going. Onboard students with or without email, issue challenges, review and share work, and build a beautiful class library. All in a private setting that collects NO data from you or your students. Storybird is free for educators. In fact, we pay you. “Storybird can be used by all ages, for all different subjects...

Shannon Miller K-12 District Teacher Librarian at Van Meter Community School. A Fabulous Web Tool for Creating Story Books in Class. Cartoons by John Atkinson. ©John Atkinson, Wrong Hands. Three Good Tools for Collaboratively Creating Multimedia Books. Campaign Comics Templates for Kids. Make Beliefs Comix offers comic strip templates and writing prompts in up to seven languages.

Campaign Comics Templates for Kids

The templates and prompts can be completed online or you can print them out to give to your students. Recently, Make Beliefs Comix added templates centered around the 2016 U.S. Google usa el aprendizaje automático para la lectura de cómics. Cinco herramientas para crear revistas escolares interactivas. Publicar un periódico o una revista escolar es una actividad que, además de motivar a tus alumnos a aprender, les ayuda a desarrollar distintas capacidades, como la competencia lingüística, la competencia digital, la alfabetización mediática o la creatividad.

Cinco herramientas para crear revistas escolares interactivas

Gracias a las nuevas tecnologías, los estudiantes pueden desarrollar proyectos interactivos, puntuales o duraderos en el tiempo, sin apenas costes de difusión. Te presentamos cinco herramientas online que te ayudarán a convertir a tus alumnos en jóvenes periodistas y a que trabajen de forma colaborativa para sacar adelante su propio medio de comunicación.

Lucid Press. Esta herramienta de carácter gratuito se asemeja mucho a programas profesionales como InDesign, y permite diseñar y publicar revistas tanto impresas como digitales. Ofrece numerosas plantillas y da la posibilidad de introducir elementos interactivos, así como de trabajar de manera colaborativa en Red. Fuente: Aula Planeta Me gusta: Me gusta Cargando... Relacionado. ePubEditor. A world of undiscovered ebooks. Character Scrapbook - A Template for Reflecting on Stories. Scholastic's Character Scrapbook provides a nice template that elementary school students can use to write about and reflect on the characters in their favorite stories.

Character Scrapbook - A Template for Reflecting on Stories

The template is quite simple to use. Students enter the name of a story and the name of their favorite character on the first page. On the next pages students list ten attributes of the character. The Character Scrapbook also allows students to create pictures of their favorite characters. As you can see in the image above, Scholastic's Character Scrapbook doesn't limit students to human characters. 37 herramientas web y apps para construir historias #Storytelling #DigitalStorytelling. StoryJumper: #1 rated site for making story books. Zinepal Online PDF and eBook Creator.