Student iBook Sample

On January 20, 2015 By

Along with an exploration of iBook Author I am interested in what students can do with this application.

The video below shows a student that can:

use Keynote create a Keynote widget for iBook author animate with Hype create an animated video and add it to iMovie to add an audio track use Hype to embed Youtube […]

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Inserting Characters

On January 19, 2015 By

If you create a document for students to follow it is nice to add the different keyboard symbols. I automatically reach for option-8 to add a bullet point or add an apple with shift-option-k.  I used to remember more of these but you can always find what’s available by opening the keyboard system preferences and selecting show Keyboard & Character  Viewers […]

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Lab Headaches This Week

On January 15, 2015 By

I find myself looking at what I have written to remember what I have done!! So I am trying to add more of the things I learn to my blog as I have in the past (New Years Resolution 13).

We have upgraded to Yosemite so I am back working through some issues. One of […]

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Vocabulary Animations

On December 10, 2014 By

I am part of a grade level team and we are looking at vocabulary. So when it came to a final project for my animation unit I thought I would ask my students to try the Second Annual Vocabulary Video Project. We missed the actual deadline but had fun with the project.

We used […]

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Maker Something

On December 3, 2014 By

Not sure what kind of a space it is. Feels a bit like the days I subbed for shop class back at Parkland. Keep on worrying about them cutting themselves or burning something. They sure are having fun creating things!


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A Widget With Two iframes

On December 3, 2014 By

One more nice thing about using Hype to create your iBook Author widgets is that you can combine different resources. This would have been useful with the flipped classroom I used two years ago. As I was showing iBook author to a colleague she liked the idea of having everything in one space for the students. […]

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