How To Make Your Own eBooks And Publish Them On Amazon I’m sure that more than a few of you readers have a half-written book or useful guide you’ve put together to help people learn something. You’ve probably wondered if it would be possible to make money off of your book, or at least gain some exposure, by selling it as an eBook on Amazon. Well, the idea isn’t as far-fetched as you might imagine. As long as you have already created something worth reading, the process of getting it into Amazon as an eBook isn’t that onerous. We’ll take you through the basic steps of how to make your own ebook today and you can be selling your eBook in a few days. It’s easy! Download Sigil And Kindle Previewer Sigil and Kindle Previewer are two free programs you’ll need to create eBooks, so grab them now. Use Sigil To Create An ePub File You’ll need to use Sigil to create an ePub file. On the left you’ll see the book browser. For each chapter, you can paste your text in using the book view and adjust the text styles using the toolbar. Upload eBook to Amazon
Label 59 : Label . Explain . Present interactively ... in minutes Digital slidebooks for student creativity, self-expression, and imagination - Biteslide Twine / An open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories The Textbooks Of Tomorrow [INFOGRAPHIC] As someone who has just bought an iPad, I can personally appreciate its potential to become the dominant force in the digital book wars. PDF and ePub files can be uploaded instantly, and then annotated with your stylus pen or finger. Let’s face it, if you were a student, what would you rather have? 10 heavy textbooks or a thin much lighter iPad? According to this infographic by OnlineEducation.net, 1 in 4 students would prefer digital books so much that they would give up sex for a month in order to get them. Now there’s some dedicated fans for you. One figure I am not entirely convinced about is the assertion that digital books are on average 53% cheaper than print books. What do you think? Image Credit : ntr23
Interactive Textbook Software from Evident Point Verification Handbook: homepage Curriculet Curriculet frees up my time outside of the classroom - no more collecting reading questions, trying to spot-check them, giving points for writing something down, whether or not they actually did the reading or understood it. - Jessica Rice, English Teacher at Summit Preparatory High School With Curriculet, I can not only change our reading instruction on a classroom level by flipping the instruction, but also influence reading instruction on a departmental level by encouraging the department to expand the curriculum: we can read MORE in less time with Curriculet. - Kate Baker, English teacher at Southern Regional high School I cannot WAIT to share this with my colleagues. This is going to revolutionize the way I can teach info texts, short stories, and excerpts from novels! - Morgan Toal, English teacher at Lakewood middle school
Slipp | Make Every Mobile Visit Count How to publish on iTunes. Step 1 - create an iTunes Connect account 35 Flares Twitter 29 Facebook 4 Google+ 2 Pin It Share 0 35 Flares × This is the first in a series of guides aimed at enabling Book Creator users to publish their books in the iBookstore. >> Step 2: Install iTunes Producer>> Step 3: Add your book to iTunes Producer What you’ll need: An Apple IDA Mac running OS X v10.6 or higherA valid email accountDigital rights to the book you want to publish Before we get started, it’s worth saying that the advantage of using Book Creator for iPad to create your book is that you will own the digital rights to the book, plus all the formatting and technical requirements for publishing an ebook on the iBookstore are taken care of for you. Why publish to the iBookstore? For many authors, artists or businesses, publishing their creative works on the iBookstore is going to be part of their business model for making money. Setting up an iTunes Connect account
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Two Great Tools for Creating Interactive Timelines January 29, 201 In today’s post I am sharing with you two important web tools that you can use with students in class to create interactive timelines. These timelines can include a wide variety of multimedia materials including: text, images, video, maps and many more. And in the case of Silk, there is even the possibility to invite collaborators to help with editing. Also, both of these apps are available for iPad users. 1- MyHistory ‘Watch and read thousands of fascinating timelines, or create your own. 2- Silk Silk is another excellent tool for creating interactive visualizations. Watch this video to have a preliminary idea of what Silk is all about.
Interactive book apps – 10 of the best | Technology In the early days of Apple’s iPad, there was a gallon of hype around the potential for interactive book apps. When many of the early, expensive-to-develop examples flopped on the App Store, the hype ebbed away. Even so, a number of developers, publishers and authors have continued plugging away at the idea, with the results often standing proud as works of fiction or non-fiction, regardless of the way they’re delivered. Apps like Arcadia, 80 Days and Device 6 are playing with the form of interactive novels, while game-books like Blood & Laurels and A Wise Use of Time are reinventing the Choose Your Own Adventure and Fighting Fantasy era of branching fiction for modern touchscreens. Here are 10 of the best examples from recent years, which notably have strong writing as well as digital innovation at their hearts. Arcadia by Iain Pears (Free + IAP)iOSThis isn’t an app of a book: Pears’ novel was written specifically for app form, with its interweaving characters and stories.