Synonyms for INNOVATIVE New Novel Modern Pioneering Thank you for joining us this morning. We are thrilled to be able to share some of our enthusiasm for the new, novel, modern, innovative ideas we have for digital reading and readers, as in, our students.
I’d like to take a quick survey… which opening slide did you like better? Using the red/green app on the iPod please select which slide you liked better. Slide 1 or 2? In a word tell me why? Yes, exactly. It was all of those things. This was a very simple example of the difference between reading a print book and reading an e-book. And kids LOVE it.
We have quite a few things to share today so let’s begin. In our description for this session we said “Empower your students as you help them discover the wonder and excitement of reading in the digital age. This session will demonstrate how to use free online sources to create e-books that can be read and even written and shared immediately via hand-held digital devices such as SmartPhones, tablets, and e-readers, and introduce resources such as Ulukau and Ka`iwakiloumoku, and applications like, iBooks and StoryKit . The e-books you create can be customized to your curriculum, culturally relevant, and personalized. Come and learn how simple it can be, and sample reading e-books on various digital devices, even
iBooks is a way to download and read books. The app includes the iBookstore, where you can download the latest books or your favorite classics Browse your library on a beautiful bookshelf Tap a book to open it Flip through pages with a swipe or a tap Bookmark or add notes to your favorite passages You can create and or read books in PDF and ePub formats (Lynne – demo how to do this with Ulukau PDF and Nalani’s book) Also explain what Ulukau is
Story Kit is a free app from The International Children’s Digital Library (childrenslibrary.org) that allows the user to create a story combining pictures, text and audio.
secure and accountable environment found at ed.voicethread.com. It's a web-based communications network built specifically for K-12 Students and Educators.
You can make good quality ebooks using the functions such as image brightness and contrast adjustment, voice recording, background music, etc. ■ If you have printed books at home, the books can be transformed into ebooks on iPhone just in minutes. Record your voice reading pages, the app turns pages and play the recordings just like you do the same thing. ■ 'eBook Creator' helps yours kids develop good “reading habits”. Furthermore, the kids will get to feel that reading books is pretty enjoyable if they record their own voices. ■ With ‘eBook Creator’, you can make various things such as ebooks, photo albums, kids art albums, scrapbooks,
Quickly add pictures from the Photos app, or grab them from the web, then move and resize them with your fingers. * Edit text using the onscreen keyboard, and apply rich formatting to make it look great. * Choose from all of the iPad's fonts - over 50 to use. * Layout your book exactly as you want it with guidelines and snap positioning. * A quick tap and you're reading your book in iBooks! * Send your books to your friends over email, to iTunes on your computer, over Dropbox, or to a WebDav server. * With your books created using the international ePub standard you know they will be readable now and in the future. * Full support for iBooks’ fixed layout format, including double page images.
a book creation studio AND a huge library of free picture books by kids! StorySpark by Tikatok is available exclusively for NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet.
Create drawings, write and illustrate books, and read books by kids from around the world, many read aloud by the authors! Exclusively for NOOK Color and NOOK Tablet by Barnes & Noble, Draw Write Read is a mobile creativity studio and kids reading library
Shareable & printable. Embed stories in blogs, email to parents, download, print…
Reading from an e-Reader… <ul><li>Students say… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Exciting” </li></ul><ul><li>“ So high-tech” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Feels cool, like an adult” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Keeps me interested” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Colorful” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Not boring” </li></ul><ul><li>“ I have more than one book with me.” </li></ul><ul><li>Reading specialist says… </li></ul><ul><li>“ Animated” </li></ul><ul><li>“ interactive” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The special features are great to help younger children learn how to read.” </li></ul>
Dr. Jeni Riley University of London Publications
iBook Reader <ul><li>Available on… </li></ul><ul><li>iPod </li></ul><ul><li>iPad </li></ul><ul><li>iPhone </li></ul><ul><li>Create or read books in PDF and ePub formats </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ulukau-resource for Hawaiian e-books </li></ul></ul>