Transcript of "Teaching with Technology Presentation"
iCreate. iPublish. iPad.NYSAIS Teaching with Technology Conference April 27, 2011
What is ePub?• Open eBook standard produced by International Digital Publishing Forum• Readable format for the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch through iBooks• Not a PDF but an interactive, searchable “eBook”
ePub Beneﬁts o c hn lo gy Te• Optimized for iBooks features• Supports embedded video• Supports iBooks notes• Navigation using automatically generated Table of Contents• Viewable on the iPad
ePub Beneﬁts e da go gy P• Multi-modal: video, audio, text, images• Allows for teacher-created content• Multi-source textbooks• Customizable & editable• Integrates journalism, literacy, design, production, problem solving & trouble shooting
Challenges• iPad/iBooks required• Student/teacher access to iPads• Viewable on web (Bookworm, Stanza)• Loss of iBook functionality
Curriculum Connections• Spanish III Honors created• Integrates text, audio, images• Reader for Spanish II
Curriculum Connections• Summer Study Tour• Focus on Scottish and English authors and poets