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Participate and share : Poster

Tuesday, June 25, 1:00–3:00 pm
Location: Posters: Level 4, Terrace Ballroom Lobby, Table 27

Ana Maria Vielma   María Fernanda Castellanos   Jimena Gonzalez   Alexa Aguilar   Natalia Gonzalez   Fernanda Lopez   Andrade Michelle   Fernandez Mariana   Claudia Chavarria   Elizabeth Pinzon  
Discover how to use your teaching portfolio to create eBooks that include course content, videos, demos, QR codes and interactive gadgets. It's a chance to create a compelling class and design the best learning experiences for your students.

Audience: Coaches, Teachers, Technology coordinators/facilitators
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices useful
Attendee device specification: Laptop: Mac
Tablet: iOS
Participant accounts, software and other materials: iBooks Author for MacBook
Book Creator and Pages for iPad
Focus: Professional learning
Topic: Best practices for using the ISTE Standards
Grade level: PK-12
Subject area: Special education, STEM/STEAM
ISTE Standards: For Administrators:
Digital Age Learning Culture
  • Model and promote the frequent and effective use of technology for learning.
For Educators:
  • Explore and apply instructional design principles to create innovative digital learning environments that engage and support learning.
  • Model for colleagues the identification, exploration, evaluation, curation and adoption of new digital resources and tools for learning.
Additional detail: Student presentation
Disclosure: The submitter of this session has been supported by a company whose product is being included in the session

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 iBook Author.
You will get access to my Technology eBooks used by our students in elementary.
In the session, 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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Ana Maria Vielma, Centro Escolar Los Altos
María Fernanda Castellanos, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Jimena Gonzalez, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Alexa Aguilar, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Natalia Gonzalez, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Fernanda Lopez, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Andrade Michelle, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Fernandez Mariana, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Claudia Chavarria, Centro Escolar Los Altos
Elizabeth Pinzon, Centro Escolar Los Altos

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