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.
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.
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! 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.
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.
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.
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 (?) " (titled "Some Won") has been completed and is available below for you to download and use in your classes - if you are interested, that is. Here is a quick preview of some of the content in the book: But before I refer you to the downloads, an important correction to what I've already typed is in order... Independent Publishing. Mapping Out Your Chapter. 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.
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. 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.
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: 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.
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.
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. The Comic Book Project. Future of the textbook. 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.
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Just snap a portrait (or use one already saved in your library), and let Locolens™ pluck your “kid” out of the picture and place him or her in the story. As the narrator, you can record your own voice or the child’s voice for each page. Once complete, children will enjoy reading their very own personalized visual story. Parents can share it with others via email or Dropbox. 4 Steps of Magic 1. 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. Why should I use Apache OpenOffice? Apache OpenOffice is the leading open-source office software suite for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, graphics, databases and more. It is available in many languages and works on all common computers. It stores all your data in an international open standard format and can also read and write files from other common office software packages. It can be downloaded and used completely free of charge for any purpose.
Great softwareApache OpenOffice is the result of over twenty years' software engineering. Where is Apache OpenOffice currently used? 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.