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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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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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Backing up Courses

On June 3, 2014 By

We were taught how to back up our courses yesterday. Having worked with Moodle for a few years it is something I do regularly. As we are moving to a new Moodle version I also took the time to update my old local installation. So I downloaded and installed a MAMP 2.7 version. [...]

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Epub From Posts

On May 30, 2014 By

Received an email about changes to Bookpress that made me wonder what happened to Anthologize.

If you have never used Anthologize it is a WordPress plugin that allows you to create electronic books in several formats from WordPress blog content. One nice thing about is that you can also create the content via RSS feeds. So if you [...]

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VideoScribe

On March 10, 2014 By

Am happy with the update to VideoScribe.

Before the update every time I would start the program it would download essential data, over and over, and sometimes crash. The downloads took a while and turned me off using it. Now the essential updates are downloaded once then only when there is something new. All Graphics are [...]

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RIP

On February 13, 2014 By

An email today…..

Dear Zootool users,

after months of struggling we are very sorry to tell you that Zootool is shutting down on March, 15th 2014.

We had plans to convert Zootool into a distributed software. Everyone would have their own Zoo app running on their own server or computer. Unfortunately the financial situation didn’t [...]

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