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  • 1. UDL Book Builder for Teachers Image sources: Cast UDL
  • 2. Begin by creating an account at http://bookbuilder.cast.org/    
  • 3. Be sure to use your school email so that you can click the verification email they send.
  • 4. After clicking the verification link sent in the email, you are ready to log on.
  • 5. Click on the "Create and Edit My Books" link to begin.
  • 6. Click on the   "Start a New Book" link.
  • 7. This information will help others find your book in a search if you decide to publish it to the library. Note: I usually choose landscape format because it is easier to view on the active board.
  • 8. Choose up to 3 coaches to ask the reader questions about each page.
  • 9. Don't forget to save.
  • 10. Start by choosing this page's layout. We'll begin with the title page.
  • 11. Click to add text for the title.
  • 12. Type your words in the WYSIWYG editor. Don't forget to save.
  • 13. A picture is worth   a thousand words! Look for the camera icon.
  • 14. Upload pictures by browsing through the files on your computer. Double click to choose a file. Then click the upload button.
  • 15. Upload sound files of you reading the words by clicking here. Look for the speaker icon.
  • 16. Been there ... done that.  Browse and upload mp3 sound files of you reading each page.
  • 17. I use Audacity and the lame encoder to record my sound files. Technology can help you load this free application on your computer.
  • 18. Guide reading using up to 3 coaches.
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  • 20. Type more pages by adding pages before or after.   Hint: If you add a Table of Contents Layout to the second page, the words will come from the pages where you choose to add words in the Table of Contents editor box.
  • 21. When you are finished, just click publish at the bottom of the screen.
  • 22. Of course, they will second-guess your decision. If you want to edit the book later, you can.
  • 23. There are two ways to create a glossary.   1. While typing text on each page, highlight a word and then click the book icon.
  • 24. The default is "Add word to glossary list to be defined later. Choose that and save.
  • 25. Click this tab at the top of the page to add definitions to the words you have highlighted and included in the glossary.
  • 26. Now just click edit to add a definition.   The second way to create a glossary is to make it first. Do this by clicking the "Add New Glossary Term" icon.
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  • 28. Definitions can include links to websites.
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  • 31. After saving each book, choose to share or publish.
  • 32. Share by email.
  • 33. Publish to the world.
  • 34. Download to keep forever.
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