background preloader

Ebook Creation

Facebook Twitter

Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones, and BYOT. Every day, people around the world communicate, connect, and learn digitally on the go.

Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Teaching with Mobile Devices, Cell Phones, and BYOT

Our students spend hours with their devices and digital tools. Imagine if some of that time was spent learning your content. Imagine your students learning by creating, playing, translating, editing, curating, researching, and brainstorming digitally on cell phones, mobile devices, laptops, tablets, iPads, Chromebooks, and consoles. Learning to Go is a collection of lesson plans, resources, handouts, and tips for teachers wishing to incorporate mobile devices, cell phones or BYOT (Bring Your Own Technology) into their teaching.

This book offers suggestions for adapting your curriculum even if your students have little access to technology or you are new to technology integration. So You Want to Create Your Course Ebook. Creating & Learning with Digital Books. Creating Digital Books that Help Others. Let's Create a Digital Book with Learners. Ebook Course for Teachers free! In 5 weeks, collaborate with over 500 teachers worldwide to design the 1st chapter of a digital textbook that meets your students' needs.

Ebook Course for Teachers free!

Receive support from 18 moderators with experience in publishing and materials design. **REGISTER for this Session: 1. Join our GooglePlus Community where you turn in tasks and the discussions take place 2. 3. 4. Free ebook design course. #EbookEVO Session Videos. eTextbook EVO 2014. Chat for Creating Digital Textbooks. Textbooks w Google Docs. Posted by Dianne Darlington, Director of Technology, Tullahoma City Schools Editor's note: Today’s post comes from Dianne Darlington, a Google Apps Certified Administrator and director of technology at Tullahoma City Schools, a school district in Tennessee that includes four elementary schools, two middle schools and one high school.

Textbooks w Google Docs

Our teachers at Tullahoma City Schools have discovered (and fully embraced) the benefits of incorporating timely, interactive material into the classroom—whether it’s a recent YouTube video or a breaking news article. Recognizing that technology plays a key role in learning, we recently expanded our use of Google Apps and Google Classroom throughout our schools. How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple. By Dolores Gende Apple’s iBooks2 and authoring app has created big waves in education circles.

How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple

But smart educators don’t necessarily need Apple’s slick devices and software to create their own books. How educators think of content curation in the classroom is enough to change their reliance on print textbooks. As the open education movement continues to grow and become an even more rich trove of resources, teachers can use the content to make their own interactive textbooks. It might seem daunting, but the availability of quality materials online and the power of tapping into personal learning networks should make it easier.

Ebook Design Resources. My new unplugged coursebook series: Windows. Windows is a coursebook concept drawing on potentially ambiguous pictures as a starting point for unplugged language teaching.

My new unplugged coursebook series: Windows

Well, as you might expect from any quality coursebook production, my new series Windows was a long time in the making... a whole morning in fact. The first "level (?) " Independent Publishing. Join the world of published authors with CreateSpace's easy-to-use independent publishing tools.

Independent Publishing

You'll find everything you need to create, publish and distribute your book for free. Keep control. Maintain complete creative control and own your copyright with our non-exclusive agreement. Publish easily. Use free tools to build and publish your book. Get to market fast. Distribute globally. Earn high royalties. Mapping Out Your Chapter. Listly List - Presentation Tools - Free Printable Graphic Organizers - Freeology, Presentation Tools, Slideshare.net, Present.me | Free online video presentation software | Make a slideshow with your powerpoint & web cam, Brainshark | Online Video Presentations & Business Communications, Ubersense Video Analysis & Coaching, | Buncee - Your Creation and Presentation tool Simplified, Touchcast, One True Media | video creation that's simply powerful, easy and free, Presentation Tools, Voicethread, Educreations - Teach what you know.

Mapping Out Your Chapter

Ebook Design Presentations. Ebook EVO Week 2 Mission 1 by Michelle Worgan-- Created using PowToon -- Free sign up at .

Ebook Design Presentations

Students and eTextbooks. Creative Commons. Flickr cc attribution bookmarklet maker. How to Integrate iBooks Author to Nearpod. To Market, To Market. Marketing departments at publishing houses have a daunting task, figuring out how to use shrinking budgets to create promotional materials that are actually effective for the publisher and useful to the bookseller.

To Market, To Market

So what works? What do we love seeing in our bookstores? What gets tossed out without a further glance? Whereas a centralized bookselling corporation may have one buyer to please, indies range in size, scope, and individual buyer preferences. Here are a few do’s and don’t's Josie and I have put together from our perspective. Do: Allow us to re-order the kits if we run out. AUTHOR EVENT MATERIALS Do: Send event posters, if possible.

Do: Send appealing bookmarks. Teaching with Storybook Tools. HTML5, EPUB 3, and ebooks vs. web apps. One of the benefits of working on TOC is that I get to see some of the behind-the-scenes industry debates that take place via email.

HTML5, EPUB 3, and ebooks vs. web apps

Since it’s “formats” month here in TOC-land I thought it would be fun to share a thread about HTML5 vs. EPUB 3 featuring O’Reilly’s Sanders Kleinfeld and the IDPF’s Bill McCoy. They’ve both agreed to share this thread with the TOC community since it helps clarify the state of both EPUB 3 and HTML5. It all started with an HTML5 interview I did with Sanders earlier this month. Bill reached out to Sanders as follows: Your mileage may vary, especially on the Nook. Textbooks of the future: Will you be buying a product ... or a service?

The World Bank is currently working with a few countries that are planning for the procurement of lots of digital learning materials. In some cases, these are billed as 'e-textbooks', replacing in part existing paper-based materials; in other cases, these are meant to complement existing curricular materials. In pretty much all cases, this is happening as a result of past, on-going or upcoming large scale procurements of lots of ICT equipment. Once you have your schools connected and lots of devices (PCs, laptops, tablets) in the hands of teachers and students, it can be rather useful to have educational content that runs on whatever gadgets you have introduced into to help aid and support teaching and learning. In this regard, we have been pleased to note fewer countries pursuing one of the prominent worst practices in ICT use in education that we identified a few years ago: "Think about educational content only after you have rolled out your hardware.

" Increasingly, it is 'free'. The learner's notebook as coursebook - Part 1. Datenglish: 2014 EVO Crafting your Perfect Ebook - Week 1. Datenglish: Creating eBooks with learners. Project: Students create their own E-Textbooks Why this project? I think that helping them create their own E-Textbooks would be just one more way to express my gratitude to my learners for sharing our learning journey. I feel this is a powerful way to develop pride in their learning process as well as develop self-awareness of their achievements during the year. Students Creating Their Own Textbook: Interview with @DatEnglish #30GoalsEDU. Posted by Shelly Terrell on Wednesday, September 11th 2013 Interview 10 of The 30 Goals Challenge for Educators.

For 2013, we are Hanging Out with some of the past and current participants of the 30 Goals Challenge for Educators. In Argentina, it is Teacher Appreciation Day and I had the pleasure of being inspired by one of Argentina’s gems , Debora Tebovich. Debora allows her students to create their own individualized ebooks throughout their time with her using Google Docs.

She shows an example in the interview. Blackboard Collaborate. 7th Graders Publish Their Own Textbook. Mac Life wrote an article titled Super 7th Graders Publish Their Own eBook to the iBookstore. It explains the project in more detail. "Each student has to choose an organisms they wanted to study and were required to submit their topic for approval. Afterward, students had to write informative – but entertaining! The Comic Book Project. Future of the textbook. Im Rahmen der internationalen Konferenz “od ala ma kota do e-matury” zum Thema “Design in education” in Warschau wird das Projekt “iSchulbuch an der KAS heute durch den Kollegen R. Deeken in Form einer “Kurzprezi” vorgestellt. Bei der Konferenz über Schulbücher und den Einsatz von neuen Medien im Unterricht werden sowohl neues, graphisches Design als auch Texte und psychologische Aspekte der Schulbücher analysiert.

Experten werden darüber diskutieren, ob die visuelle Gestaltung von Büchern einen Einfluss auf den Lernprozess hat und, ob die neuen Medien das zukünftige Buchdesign beeinflussen. Einige Merkmale zukünftiger “Bücher” die einhergehen mit den Entwicklungen und Möglichkeiten der digitalen Wissensgesellschaft und das digitale Lesen und Lernen charakterisieren könnten sein: Verantwortung und Autorität ist nicht mehr zentral an wenige gebunden, sondern wird “Social”. Mobile learning scenarios, Germany @ rscon4 by André J. Spang on Prezi. Book Creator - create and publish ebooks to the iBooks Store or Google Play Store.

Fastest Way to Create Comic Strips and Cartoons - Toondoo. Little Bird Tales - Home. Storybird - Artful Storytelling. Pimpampum.net. Create Your Own Comic. ISSUU - Digital Publishing Platform for Magazines, Catalogs, and more.

About Slipp. Has evolved into If you're not ready for Slipp you can still CREATE A GLOSSI. Dear Glossinauts, Since our launch over a year ago, almost 10,000 beautiful Glossies have been created by imaginative, creative and fantastic people just like you. It's been a rewarding journey of discovery and sharing. As we noted in March, we have been compelled to shift our product focus toward enabling everyone to create striking content suited for today’s digital landscape in just minutes. ZooBurst. Make Kids' Books Online For Free! Book Creation IOS Apps. Blackfish Children's Books and Story Creator - Bedtime Lite Apps Customizable Kids Free Interactive Stories HD.

I imagine. Description ***** "Probably the best story book app in the App Store" (AppPicker.com). 2014 Parents' Choice Award® for Fun StuffThis gorgeous app blends children's photos and voice into a beautifully illustrated story full of fun and games. Designed to develop literacy skills, encourage creativity and build independence, I imagine tells the relatable story of a child (your child!) Create My Own Interactive Action Superheroes And Super Villains Story Books Free Game.

Fairy Tale – A fun children’s story production App where I become the author to make the story. Description The Fairy Tale is fun to personally make the story and read. Story Creator - Easy Story Book Maker for Kids. Description. LocoMotive Labs: Products - LocoMotive Labs. Little Story Creator - Digital Scrapbooking and Photo Collage Maker. Story Maker. Create Children Book. Bookemon instaPress - Create your own printable books on iPhone and iPad using Photos, Blogs, PDFs, or Word Documents.

StoryKit. Scribd. Mooklet - Create dynamic Photo Story Books and publish them! Read, Write, Compete... And Get Published! Why Apache OpenOffice. iBooks Author. Simple book production. Zopler - Collaborative Storytelling. ePublishing Options. Create Ebooks - Papyrus Editor. Free Self-Publishing & eBook Downloads: Learn to Write. Tool Options EbookEVO. Digital storytelling.