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Welcome to Crea2ng Interac2ve eBooks with Any Content introducing indy Coleman 858.337.9461 firstname.lastname@example.org www.cindycolemanconsul2ng.com www.iknowanimalsleFersandsounds.com
Crea2ng Interac2ve eBooks with Any Content 12345 Cindy’s Background Educa4on Teaching Crea4ng Interac4ve Learning Experiences Teacher turned Entrepreneur
Break IT Down: Teaching and Learning • You have knowledge & informa2on: IT • You need people to learn & know IT
Break IT Down: Teaching and Learning • You have knowledge & informa2on: IT The Process of Learning • You need people to learn & know IT
Break IT Down: Teaching and Learning • You have knowledge & informa2on: IT Use technology to take this learning process to a deeper more meaningful experience by raising the level of engagement through repe22on and impact. • You need people to learn & know IT
Think of something: • You learned to do • You love to do • You are great at doing Remember: • How did you learn this? • Was there a process? • How do you learn best?
The “e” in eBook Experience Enhanced Engaging Excellent Results
Why I created iKnow • The Love of Learning • Change the world through educa2on • Provide all children with the ﬁnest educa2on U.S.A. could have an amazing public educa2on system Learning with iKnow Adventures • Fun and Exci2ng • Cinema2c -‐ a story connects all products • Spark curiosity • Help children reach their poten2al through making worthwhile contribu2on • A Purpose for Learning • Repe22on and Impact • Relevant and Meaningful Educa2onal Experiences To ﬁx the problem we must start at the beginning… My teaching experience and research indicates that children do beFer in school when they have a strong founda2on for learning, develop emo2onally, and are comfortable in social sebngs.
Learning should be Exci2ng and Spark a Child’s Curiosity iKnow Adventures in Beginning Reading and Science An epic story sets the stage for learning: • 5 Essen2al Elements of Beginning Reading • Earth, Life and Physical Science Concepts including environmental awareness • Character Development • Social and Emo2onal Growth • Global Ci2zenship
iKnow Adventures in Beginning Reading and Science Legacy Content • DVD Collec2ons in Partnership with the San Diego Zoo • TV Series • Music Album • Online Games and Oﬄine Ac2vi2es • Books: PDF ﬁle
The 7 Steps to Crea2ng Interac2ve eBooks With Any Content 7-‐ Evaluate. Create. Evaluate: 6-‐ Book to eBook: Put IT Together and Transform IT 5-‐ Create IT: The “e” in your eBook 4-‐ Design & Develop The Methodology Behind the Technology 3-‐ Apply Basic Principles of Success 2-‐ Describe New, Digital Goals for IT 1-‐ Live IT: Your Legacy Content
STEP 1 Live IT: Your Legacy Content • What is the purpose of the book? • Establish clear objec2ves and standards • Deﬁne speciﬁc ways to make IT beFer • List ways technology can enhance the objec2ves • What would improve the student experience? • Why do I want to make this an eBook?
STEP 2 Describe New, Digital Goals for IT Determine where the content naturally divide • Design and Naviga2on • Chunking Content Determine where the content naturally overlaps • Design and Naviga2on • Chunking Content Any Time Any Where Access • Self-‐guided pace • Mul2-‐sensory interac2on • Mul2-‐ modal strategies • Mul2-‐media approach • Connected worldwide • Variety and Repe22on
STEP 3 Apply Basic Principles of Success • Teaching • Learning • The Job: Book to eBook
STEP 3 Apply Basic Principles of Success Teaching • Set clear Objec2ves • Cogni2ve Development • Consider diverse learning styles • Use Technology eﬀec2vely and eﬃciently to enhance learning
STEP 3 Apply Basic Principles of Success Learning • Experience the same informa2on in a variety of ways • Create las2ng neurological changes • Transfer knowledge into Life • Progress through Cogni2ve Development
STEP 3 Apply Basic Principles of Success The Job: Book to eBook – who is doing what and when? • Select your Team • Manage your Team • Establish reasonable goals and a path to get there • Set Up a Budget • Provide your Team with clear instruc2ons • Be Flexible • Deﬁne and review objec2ves regularly • Work at a Distance • Keep IT Simple • Timeline and corresponding objec2ves • Summarize (very general) main points • Break IT down – chunk the content and ac2on items • Discover the natural, intui2ve places for interac2vity
STEP 4 Design & Develop Methodology Behind the Technology • Bridge the gap between book and eBook • Write Bloom’s Taxonomy of Cogni2ve Development into IT • Apply innova2on to objec2ves and standards What would improve the student experience? • Start with the exis2ng book: IT • Iden2fy the breakdown of IT • Choose important concepts to make interac2ve • Sketch the transforma2on – simple to complex • Compare the diﬀerence – with or without the enhancement •Analyze the purpose behind the diﬀerent interac2ve parts
STEP 5 Create IT: The “e” in your eBook • Determine the objec2ves can I enhance with technology • Represent or simulate real life with technology to enhance the experience • Establish what I have and what’s out there already developed • Analyze exactly what you want the technology to accomplish • Create storyboards of interac2ve components • Develop/program interac2vity • Construct the new eBook • Hire outside company as consultants • Hire outside company as developers
STEP 6 Book to eBook: Put IT Together and Transform IT • PDF Files • Apple – iBooks Author • HTML 5 • Hire outside company as consultants • Hire outside company as developers • Hire outside company to program – Aptara
STEP 7 Evaluate. Create. Evaluate. • Preview the eBooks osen • Analyze the objec2ves • Defend choices or edit • Is the student’s experience beFer?
A Successful Transforma2on STEP 4: Design & Develop The Methodology Behind the Technology STEP 5: Create IT: The “e” in your eBook
STEP 4 Design and Develop The Methodology Behind the Technology • How do my students learn best? • What do I want my students to learn?
iKnow: The Building of a Strong Founda2on for Learning and Life Teacher turned entrepreneur Cindy Coleman, M.Ed. has a dream to change the world through educa2on. In order to accomplish this goal, Cindy and her team decided to start at the beginning with and innova2ve approach to ECE. • The dream: iKnow • Building the Team • Partnership with the San Diego Zoo
iKnow School: A 21st Century Approach to Educa2on and Community iKnow School is an innova2ve, unique and customizable approach for early childhood educa2on. iKnow School incorporates local community with global ci2zenship, and cul2vates a new genera2on of eco-‐minded children. Cross-‐curricular experiences, research-‐based methods, and academic content standards drive and guide individual cogni2ve, physical, aﬀec2ve and social growth. • An environment that promotes discovery, crea2vity, imagina2on, and • Highly engaging individual and group projects and ac2vi2es diversity • Learning experiences are designed to be relevant, eﬀec2ve, and • The development of the whole child meaningful for each child • A child’s individual process of learning is inspired and cul2vated • There is honor and value in doing one’s best • Local community members and global ci2zenship • Genera2on: Healthy Planet
Development of the Whole Child The content is designed to teach a child on a cogni2ve, emo2onal, physical, and social domain. • Development Cogni2ve • Physical Development • Emo2onal Development • Social Development
Pre-‐Learning -‐ Set the Stage for Success iKnow Animals, LeFers & Sounds is designed to engage children in the learning process and tap into their true poten2al. A compelling story, an exci2ng journey, and a very speciﬁc goal help children get into a posi2ve mindset for learning. Everyday children get ready to learn by focusing their minds ﬁrst. Teach and Learn: • Ready, set, get focused • Awareness of orders of events in a story • Development of Listening Skills • Repe22on for las2ng eﬀect • Earth Science Concepts • Challenge/goal discovered • Rhyming words and phrases
Songs from Around the World Music is one of the best ways to teach children language. Music is used throughout iKnow Animals, LeFers & Sounds. Auditory and visual clues signal children to learn. The repe22on and familiar sounds promote growth and success. Children love to sing and dance; music makes learning fun. Teach and Learn: • Knowledge of animals and environments • Alphabet Principle • Rhyming • Phonemic Awareness • Oral Language • Recognize environmental sounds • Development of Listening Skills
Animals in the Sunmoona Pride Children are introduced to some of the animals in the Sunmoona Pride. The animals are in their natural environments. Children are shown the associa2on between diﬀerent animal sounds and the animals, a word, and how the word is spelled and pronounced. Teach and Learn: • Understanding print has meaning • Recognize environmental sounds • Comprehend wriFen words and represent pictures • Development of Listening Skills • Give examples of animals • Vocabulary Development-‐ 9-‐ • Dis2nguish between diﬀerent animals
Rain Forest Layers, Serenge2, and Worldwide Maps This cross-‐curricular approach is an eﬀec2ve way to expand a child’s understanding that rela2onships exist between sounds and leFers. Children discover important science concepts like migra2on, solar energy, geography, eco-‐systems, and animals living in harmony with nature. Teach and Learn: • Earth, Life, and Physical Science • Phonemic Awareness • LeFers and combina2on of leFers represent spoken sounds • Verbal Expression • Alphabet Principle • Listening and responding • Solve the clue
Beginning LeFer Sound Children iden2fy the rela2onship between each leFer symbol, the sound it makes, and that the leFers put together form words. Children begin to learn the connec2on and the dependence between the animal and the environment throughout the story, the ac2vi2es, centers, projects and the en2re iKnow Animals, LeFers & Sounds Adventures. Teach and Learn: • Point out the animal • Understand pictures have meaning • Alphabet Principle • Analyze science concepts • Phonemic Awareness • Select a secret leFer • Diﬀeren2ate sounds
Science and Language The iKnow Animals, LeFers & Sounds uses a mul2-‐modality, mul2-‐sensory, and mul2-‐media method to teach children. Children learn about the animals and environment. Beginning leFer sounds, symbol recogni2on and animal iden2ﬁca2on are reinforced everyday. Teach and Learn: • Earth, Life, Physical and Science • Synthesize facts about the animals and the environment • Phonemic Awareness • LeFers represent spoken sounds • Alphabet Principle • Combine leFers together to for words • Produce animal names leFer by leFer
Achieve the Goal: Ac2vate the Secret LeFer Children are asked to ac2vate one animal’s secret leFer. Children see, hear, iden2fy and say each animal’s name and each beginning leFer name, symbol, and sound. Children must achieve the daily goal to ac2vate one secret leFer in the animal alphabet. Children realize that their contribu2on maFers. Teach and Learn: • Alphabet Principle • Ac2vate the secret leFer • Phonemic Awareness • Recommend a course of ac2on • Compare diﬀerent leFers • Challenge/goal realized • Evaluate a leFer by name, shape, and sounds
Celebrate iKnow Animals, LeFers & Sounds concludes with a recap, important science concepts and a global message, which is 2ed together with the accomplishment of goal. Children experience a sense of accomplishment. They feel a sense of pride knowing that they are one leFer closer to helping the Sunmoona Pride reunite. Children are excited and want to learn more! Teach and Learn: • Evapora2on • The Earth is composed of land, water and air • Solar Energy and Wind Power • Diﬀerent plants and animals inhabit the Earth • Water connects everything on Earth • The need to preserve the environment and animals • Global Community and Communica2on
Character Growth -‐ Social Development AFributes, beliefs, and quali2es are modeled and applied throughout iKnow Animals, LeFers & Sounds. Children learn about core values and the animals in the Sunmoona Pride. Children experience joy and conﬁdence as they build character and grow. Teach and Learn: • Responsibility • Caring • Trustworthiness • Ci2zenship • Respect • Teamwork and to always do their best • Fairness
STEP 5 Create IT: The “e” in your eBook • Go from PDF Book to enhanced eBook • Use what you have • Create what you need
The butterflies take flight iKnow A Beau2ful Place The Rain Forest Book This 2tle started out as a PDF ﬁle. • Beginning Reader book • Fix Format – landscape layout • Fix Format – les side text and right side graphic • Full color • Full bleed
The butterflies take flight iKnow A Beau2ful Place The Rain Forest Book PDF Format Limited to: § A story § Rhyming, vocabulary, ﬂuency, comprehension § Cap2va2ng graphics § Repe22on § Interac2on with someone reading the story to the child
Transform Book to eBooks STEP Transforma2on Implement the Methodology with the Enhanced Digital eBook PDF File Book technology to enhance exis2ng content and create new opportuni2es Achieve goals through eﬀec2ve and Use IT as the Frame for the eBook for learning at a deeper, more eﬃcient usage of content and meaningful level technology
The butterflies take flight The Transforma2on: The Rain Forest Enhanced eBook Les Side Text Side Implement Methodology with Technology • Read to Me Feature ü Development of Listening Skills • Highlight words during narra2on ü Earth Science Concepts • Upon Touch – reread phrase ü Rhyming words and phrases • Repe22on ü Awareness of orders of events in a story ü Repe22on for las2ng eﬀect
The butterflies take flight iKnow Transform The Rain Forest Book to eBook Hot Spots Implement Methodology with Technology ü Oral Language • Visual Clues ü Development of Listening Skills • Audio Learning ü Development of Listening Skills • Interac2ve – touch and react ü Dis2nguish between diﬀerent animals • Prepare the brain to focus the brain on audio ü Development of Listening Skills ü Vocabulary Development ü Understand pictures have meaning ü Point out the animal
The butterflies take flight iKnow Transform The Rain Forest Book to eBook Implement Methodology with Technology Video ü Earth, Life, Physical and Science • Beginning Reading Skills ü Phonemic Awareness • Science Concepts ü Alphabet Principle ü Synthesize facts about the animals and the environment • Social and Emo2onal Growth ü LeFers represent spoken sounds ü Combine leFers together to for words ü Produce animal names leFer by leFer ü Ci2zenship ü Teamwork and to always do their best
References This cross-‐curricular 30-‐Day Adventure engages children in the learning process like never before. English language development, literacy skills, and science concepts are integrated into the iKnow groundbreaking method taking early childhood educa2on in a compelling new direc2on for the 21st century. The iKnow innova2ve approach to early childhood educa2on uses a revolu2onary approach to teaching and learning and reinvents proven, research based methods and ﬁndings. Signiﬁcant data from the below recourses appear in the iKnow Animals, LeFers & Sounds 30-‐Day Adventure (curriculum) educa2onal framework. The Taxonomy of Educa2onal Objec2ves, The Classiﬁca2on of Educa2onal Goals, Handbook I: Cogni2ve Domain, by Benjamin Bloom (Edi-‐ tor), M. D. Englehart, E. J. Furst, W. H. Hill, and David Krathwohl. Na2onal Ins2tute of Child Health and Human Development. (2000). Report of the Na2onal Reading Panel. Teaching children to read: An evidence-‐based assessment of the scien2ﬁc research literature on reading and its implica2ons for reading instruc2on (NIH Publica2on No. 00-‐ 4769). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Prin2ng Oﬃce. University of Oregon Big Ideas in Beginning Reading. Na2onal and State Science Content Standards for Public Schools, Department of Educa2on, United States of America.