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Discover the Authentic Author You Can Be: Creating eBooks for Your Students

Location: Posters; Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function, Table 6

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Sunday, June 24, 3:00–5:00 pm
Location: Posters; Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function, Table 6

Claudia Chavarria   Renata Carrillo Watanabe   Fernanda Del Río Velasco   Verónica Fernandez   Miriam Hernandez Mak   Mariana Malfavon Paredes   Sofia Mendoza Romero   Ana Paola Ortega Rodriguez   Elizabeth Pinzon   Denisse Rojas Ponzo   Ana Cecilia Tostado Cavazos   Ines Uruñuela Casillas  
People's Choice winner. Discover how to use your teaching portfolio to create eBooks that include course content, videos, demos, artificial reality (AR), QR codes and interactive gadgets to have a compelling class and design the best learning experiences for your students.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Mac, PC
Tablet: iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: PC: Calibre
Mac: Pages, iBook Author
iPad: iBooks, BookCreator, Pages
Focus: Professional learning
Topic: Professional learning models
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Science
ISTE Standards: For Educators:
  • Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, evaluation, curation and adoption of new digital resources and tools for learning.
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
For Administrators:
Digital Age Learning Culture
  • Model and promote the frequent and effective use of technology for learning.
Additional detail: Student presentation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Creating eBook doesn't have limits. As teacher you can design your lesson plan as an eBook, integrating the learning process of your students using different kinds of widgets to make learning attractive and interesting. Also get to know how to save money to your school and parents.
You are going to explore our eBooks using all the interactive widgets and learn the steps you need to create your own eBook: creating chapters, sections and full pages.
We will demonstrate how to use iBooks Author to elaborate workbooks including content, videos, links and widgets to made them interactive.
Also you will learn how to go beyond and develop short stories with their specific characteristics and structure for the purpose of creating a virtual library with your students.
Finally you will know how to publish your eBooks in iBooks Store and share it with your colleagues.


During our exposition we will demonstrate how to integrate different multimedia content such as: animations, videos, interactive images, gallery, popup text and other widgets to produced iBooks using iBookAuthor.
You will get access to our Technology eBooks used by our students in elementary.
Participants will make a small eBook integrating different widgets helped by our students and will be able to download the methodology, the work plan and the tutorials for future implementation.

Supporting research

50 Ways to use Book Creator in your Classroom
iBooks Author, Starter kit by Apple Education
Creating Authentic Stories for iPad: publishing students authors on the iBooks Store
Don't Create a Book, Create a Field Trip: Building interactive multi-touch books
Elements of Leadership by Apple Education
Innovation in School by Apple Education
FlippADE by Araceli Calvo, María Diaz & Elizabeth Pinzon
Student Authored Textbooks: A Student's perspective on History by Isaac Pineda
Create your first interactive book using iBook Author by Ted Bendixson & Niels Van Spauwen.

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Claudia Chavarria, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Renata Carrillo Watanabe, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Fernanda Del Río Velasco, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Verónica Fernandez, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Miriam Hernandez Mak, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Mariana Malfavon Paredes, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Sofia Mendoza Romero, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Ana Paola Ortega Rodriguez, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Elizabeth Pinzon, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Denisse Rojas Ponzo, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Ana Cecilia Tostado Cavazos, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Ines Uruñuela Casillas, Centro Escolar Los Altos

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