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Quiz Widgets

Been a while since I’ve added to my Personal Professional Development goal of learning more about how I can use iBook Author in the classroom so I thought I would look at BookWidgets. I have used the quiz widget found in BookWidgets to add quick formative assessments to my class iBook. BookWidgets has  number of other widget […]

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Student iBook Sample

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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A Widget With Two iframes

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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iBook Author and ePubs

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 author as shown on the slides […]

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Adding an Animation

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 and converted […]

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