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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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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 CK12.org 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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