Chrome Can: Creating eBooks with Chromebooks!

Dr. Shannon Doak

This media includes images, audio, video, blog posts, and eBooks. Chromebooks can do all of these things including creating eBooks. eBooks come in a variety of formats including PDF, ODF, AWZ, LIT, MOBI, EPUB etc. Students can then use Google Docs to create their eBooks and then save the file as a PDF. Students can also use apps like Gravit Designer to create stunning eBook covers. There are several ways Chromebooks can be used to create EPUB eBooks.

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Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

The course will soon be over so I am grading their reflective eportfolio final projects. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. Student ePortfolio Reflections. These are some examples of their eportfolios. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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Student Reflection with Digital Portfolios

Teacher Reboot Camp

The course will soon be over so I am grading their reflective eportfolio final projects. I look forward to grading their reflective eportfolios, because this is when my students begin to look back at their learning journey and see how much they’ve grown. Student ePortfolio Reflections. These are some examples of their eportfolios. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

PDF FlipBook on a Chromebook.

Dr. Shannon Doak

I have also written about creating eBooks on Chromebooks. In this post, I discuss the various ways you can make ebooks, one of them is using Google Docs and saving the file as a PDF. This app could be used to view student-created ePortfolios during student-led conferences. BYOD Capstone Chrome Can Creativity ePortfolios Friday Tech Tip Innovation Visible ThinkingI have already written a post about working with PDFs on a Chromebook.

Chrome Can: PDFs

Dr. Shannon Doak

In another post about creating eBooks, I wrote about how easy it is to create PDFs Google Docs. PDFs are a great eBook format because it can be opened and read by any computer with a modern browser. BYOD Chrome Can Chromebooks Creation ePortfolios Innovation OrganizationPortable Document Format (PDF), is a widely used file type and, therefore, learning how to work with PDFs on a Chromebook is something every student should learn.

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Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

For my courses, my students use these curation tools to build their eportfolios. Eportfolios for Meaningful Student Learning from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Examples of my students’ pinterest eportfolios. Follow Shelly Sanchez’s board Students ePortfolios Digital Storytelling for Teachers INTEF on Pinterest. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Teach Digital Citizenship: 20+ Tips & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can create eportfolios with social bookmarking tools and as a final project create eportfolio presentations in which they reflect on the learning for each module/unit. Check out my students’ reflective eportfolio presentations here ! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak

With various platforms for sharing information digitally (podcasts, websites, videos, presentations, and eBooks) students can now share not only their process but also their learning and product with the world. These include slide presentations, graphic organizers, infographics, ebooks, video presentations, websites, whiteboard app creations, graphic novels, blog posts, ePortfolios, podcasts, coded applications, digital art, video games, and VR world creations.

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month and the perfect excuse to inspire your students with poetry no matter what subject you teach.

20+ Ideas and Resources for Learning with Poetry

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like EduBuncee , EduGlogster , Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month.

Inspire with Poetry! 10+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can: create digital poetry eportfolios with free web tools and apps like Pinterest , Educlipper , or Livebinder. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. “Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.” – Robert Frost. April is National Poetry month and the perfect excuse to inspire your students with poetry no matter what subject you teach.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can create eportfolios with social bookmarking tools and as a final project create eportfolio presentations in which they reflect on the learning for each module/unit. Check out my students’ reflective eportfolio presentations here ! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

This Year be an EduHero!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you choose to go on the EduHero Journey this year feel free to download any of these badges I made to go on your blog, eportfolio, or website : (Call to Adventure) Mission: Your mission this year is to join a League of EduHeroes and go on your EduHero Journey. If you enjoyed these resources, consider purchasing my ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

Gaggle Speaks

Sites can also be a great place to manage student ePortfolios. Access our ebook, “12 Ways to Safely Adopt Google Apps into Your School,” to learn more ways start tomorrow’s school day better prepared to use GAFE. Google Apps for Education offers students and teachers the opportunity to create and share without ever picking up pen and paper.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ideas for digital writing projects, include comics, scripts for videos and podcasts, ebooks, multimedia posters, eportfolios, infographics, blogs, essays, scrapbooks, ezines (digital magazines), and online newspapers. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

With technology, students can create mindmaps, comics, eportfolios, digital stories, podcasts, videos, movie trailers, radio shows, blogs, scavenger hunts, infographics, multimedia posters, infographics and more! ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It isn’t that they cannot see the solution. It is that they cannot see the problem.” ” – GK Chesterton.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Ideas for digital writing projects, include comics, scripts for videos and podcasts, ebooks, multimedia posters, eportfolios, infographics, blogs, essays, scrapbooks, ezines (digital magazines), and online newspapers. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

For elementary age students I recommend looking for ebooks at Epic! -- Unlimited Books for Kids and Zing!, created by Schoolwide, both offer thousands of free ebooks and make searching by title, author, and topic easy. In addition, both provide reading level information for many of the ebooks and are accessible on a variety of devices including laptops and iPads. Students share all of their work with me using the Seesaw eportfolio app.

Make Reading Relevant with Thematic Units

Graphite Blog

For elementary school-age students, I recommend looking for ebooks at Epic! -- Unlimited Books for Kids and Zing!, Both offer thousands of free ebooks and make searching by title, author, and topic easy. In addition, both provide reading-level information for many of the ebooks and are accessible on a variety of devices including laptops and iPads. Students share all their work with me using the Seesaw eportfolio app.