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PDF to Keynote to iBook Widget

On November 9, 2014 By

I came across Canva a while back. Recently they have added some great tutorials to their site complete with teaching materials. I am pretty sure I will be asking my students to try

the tutorials out quite soon. After downloading one of their workshop tutorials in pdf form I wanted […]

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iBook Author and ePubs

On October 21, 2014 By

You can import ePubs into iBook Author as of the last update. This makes a few things I did last year a lot easier. To create a custom Math Text in an iBook format you could create it on then download the ePub. Import the ePub into iBook […]

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Scratch Widget (again)

On October 1, 2014 By

Well you could do everything I mentioned in this post from a few days ago or just use Hype. This does make it easy to create any widget using an iframe.



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Adding an Animation

On October 1, 2014 By

As I am back in a Mac lab environment I plan on using Hype with my classes. Adding an animation to an iBook is made a lot easier with Hype 2.0. I took screen shots of the different scratch components I wanted and animated them. Then I took a screencast of the output in scratch […]

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Scratch Widget

On September 25, 2014 By

In the iBook I am making for my robotics&programming class I want to include examples of the different programs that students create. As my final destination is iBooks on the Mac I have used an iframe embed to add some sample Scratch games.

Using what I found here I modified a few lines, adding the Scratch embed information.

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PD This Year

On September 24, 2014 By

Eight years ago the school I worked at began using the work of Charlotte Danielson to guide our conversations about teaching and the creation of a professional growth plan. As I was interested in using an electronic portfolio I began using Mahara to create, collect and display what I learned. Fast forward to today and we have […]

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Finished the video artifacts for one of my goals for this year, embedded an overview below. Learnt a lot during this exploration and am planning on creating iBooks for my tech classes next year.

Goal:to explore and use tools that help with differentiation in my Math Eight class.

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