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10 Great Tools for Creating eBooks

10 Great Tools for Creating eBooks
July 10, 2013 by Ronda Bowen Today, eBooks are popular tools for content marketers who want to get their message across to a wider audience. Not only can offering a free eBook be helpful for building a mailing list of prospective customers and clients, but a well-crafted eBook can also demonstrate that you have the knowledge, resources, and skills your customer needs. There are a number of tools available to help individuals design professional-looking eBooks. We even have a guide here on Rock the Deadline with tips for creating an eBook in Microsoft Word. Some of the apps on this list, such as Evernote, are best suited for pulling together your thoughts and ideas while others, such as PagePlus, are excellent layout and design tools. Evernote Evernote is a popular program for organizing thoughts, notes, websites, images, and PDF files in one place. You can keep track of your ideas, outlines, and to-do lists in one place, treating the program like an electronic filing cabinet. PagePlus Issuu

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Creative Mind Mapping for Novelists Brainstorming ideas seems to be one of the hardest stages in the writing process for many novelists. As I discussed in a previous post, this storm of ideas that flash and thunder in our brains often appears unruly and difficult to harness. I introduced the practice of mind mapping, which is used across many disciplines—such as in classrooms for essay writing and in business meetings to problem-solve. An Unofficial Guide to Goodreads for Readers and Writers Sortable: This customizes an order in your bookshelf. This can be useful for your favorites shelf (organized it from most-beloved to least), a ‘tearjerker’ shelf (from ‘drowning’ to ‘drizzle’) or whatever you come up with. First select the sortable option and then return to that book shelves page.

How to Integrate Technology When technology integration in the classroom is seamless and thoughtful, students not only become more engaged, they begin to take more control over their own learning, too. Effective tech integration changes classroom dynamics, encouraging student-centered project-based learning. Think about how you are using technology with your students. Are they employing technology daily in the classroom, using a variety of tools to complete assignments and create projects that show a deep understanding of content? If your answer is "No," is it because you lack enough access to technology? Is it because you don't feel ready?

EVO 2014-16 eTextbooks About this webmix : No description Heroes_Flipbook Ester + Luci.. Communication - T. Kharlamova Speaking skills - Eva Orosova Tiny Hearts - Daniel Brown Comparative Adj - Tanya Tusl.. Walton Burns Natasa Bozic Grojic CLIL Science - Teresa Ting Environment - MarieHelene F Matt Ledding Lisa Wood FCE in Action - MJ Giavedoni GESE 3 - Maria Rita Pepe Six e-proposals - M.J. How To Write A Novel Using The Snowflake Method Writing a novel is easy. Writing a good novel is hard. That’s just life. If it were easy, we’d all be writing best-selling, prize-winning fiction. Learning Markdown: Write For The Web, Faster Table Of Contents §1–What is Markdown? §2–How Markdown Works Top Ten: Apps for children with special educational needs It’s becoming increasingly clear that iPads and iPhones have so much more to offer than the games and shopping apps that are, admit it, the hook for a lot of us. Technology is bringing about a revolution in teaching and learning with iPads very much front and centre, armed to the teeth with an ingenious, ever-expanding amount of apps. Increasingly, technology is being put to use in special needs education and there are plenty of fantastic apps out there for helping students overcome their learning disabilities, giving them the confidence to learn and express themselves at school and home. Though there are a vast amount of brilliant apps to choose from, I’ve compiled my top ten for use both at home and in the classroom.

Issuu Alternatives AlternativeTo AlternativeTo is a free service that helps you find better alternatives to the products you love and hate. The site is made by Ola and Markus in Sweden, with a lot of help from our friends in Italy, Finland, USA and contributors from all over the world. Writepop - Science fiction stories, humor, and writing about writing A thousand lifetimes in space – Living on a generation ship 1,000 human beings are selected to board a spaceship headed for the stars. The trip is so long that they will die in space, but their descendants will reach a new planet. To save room on the generation ship, the original population of the ship is all women, with children to be produced by artificial insemination. The first “in-space” generation grows up in a society controlled by women.Variation – To save space on the generation ship, all the original passengers are female. All the children are produced by artificial insemination, all from female embryos.

Two Excellent Web Tools to Create Story Maps in Class July 26, 2014 The two web tools I m sharing with you today are ideal for creating and sharing mapped stories. Students can use them in class to organize, narrate and present information through the means of geography. Both of these tools are easy to use and are also student friendly. Have a look and share with your students. Top of Tree - Tree, outliner for Mac OS X. Horizontally expanding outliner. Tree view In tree view, Tree displays your data in a horizontally expandable tree diagram. This offers you a more intuitive way of working with your outlines. You can easily switch between tree view and a traditional list view while editing your documents. Examples of usage

9 Outstanding Tools for Teachers It no longer takes advanced technology knowledge to label someone a tech geek. You can now in a simple an easy process set up your site or blog in few minutes without knowing anything about HTML or PHP or any other scripting code. The interactive feature and ease of use the emerging web 2.0 tools provided for users made internet a better world for creative minds. As teachers and educators, we need to capitalize on this fact and make the best of it in our teaching. In this post, Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has brought to you a bunch of great web tools to help you easily publish students works, provide a collaborative writing platform for them, and share their media and text with others.

Ebook Creation: How To Create (And Sell) An Ebook Learning with Leslie: | Download MP3 | iTunes | Stitcher | Soundcloud | Raw RSS | More | Creating an eBook is a great way to dive into selling digital products. And, it doesn’t take as much technical expertise as building a course. If you’re a blogger who creates written content, think of it as creating a little more of that content and putting it together as a nicely packaged PDF. Short Story Ideas and Creative Writing Prompts Here are lots of short story ideas that you can use as writing prompts. Use these story starters on their own or to get ideas for the CWN online writing courses. You'll also find links to more creative writing prompts at the bottom of the page. Any of these ideas can be used either humorously or dramatically... or you can try both. Have fun! Do you like this page?

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