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eReaders in the Classroom


eReaders in the Classroom

eReaders in the Classroom

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  • Press F5 or use the tool bar to enter presentation mode in order to see the poll. If you like, you can use this slide as a template for your own voting slides. You might use a slide like this if you feel your audience would benefit from the picture showing a text message on a phone. In an emergency during your presentation, if the poll isn't showing, navigate to this link in your web browser:


  • 1. Using e-Readers in the Classroom
  • 2. eReaders
    • Portable, electronic device for reading
    • Size of paperback book
    • Not backlit, ease of reading
    • Modify text size
    • Limited Internet access (newer devices)
  • 3. Do you have an eReader for personal use? Don’t forget: You can copy-paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.
  • 4.
    • Nook - Barnes and Noble
    • Kindle -Amazon
    • iPad/iTouch/iphone -Apple
    • Other eReaders- Sony Reader, Samsung Galaxy
    • Mac laptop/computer
    • PC laptop/computer
    Available Tools
  • 5.
    • Barnes & Noble Nook
  • 6.
    • Amazon – Kindle
  • 7.
    • Apple iBooks – free app
    • Amazon Kindle – free app
    • Nook – free app
    • Download books
      • free or one time purchase
      • Synch between multiple devices (one account)
  • 8.
    • Sony – Reader Pocket
    • Reader Store
    Other eReaders
  • 9.
    • Nook for PC
    • Nook for Mac
    • Kindle for PC
    • Kindle for Mac
    • Online sites
      • Classic Reader
      • Google Reader
      • MagicKeys (children’s books)
      • ePubBud
  • 10.
    • Hook reluctant readers
    • Customized text display features
    • Offers Dictionary feature
    • Digitized text to speech feature
    • Word-text search features
    • Highlighting &note taking features
    • Annotation & bookmark features
    • Handheld virtual library
    • Small, portable
    What eReaders Can Offer Readers
  • 11.
    • In groups of 3-4, write a story, “how to”, or poem. Locate pictures to illustrate your literary work.
    • Create your “work” in MS PowerPoint. Each page should be a separate slide.
    • Save the presentation.
    • Save As and change file type to JPEG .
    • Choose “Every Slide” when prompted.
    There’s an author in you….
  • 12.
    • Use to publish your ebook (guided activity)
    • Share with the class!
    There’s an author in you….