Chrome Can: Creating eBooks with Chromebooks!

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

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. A Google Doc can be saved as a PDF.

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PDF FlipBook on a Chromebook.

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

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.

Chrome Can: PDFs

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

What makes this a great tool for the classroom, is that it integrates with Google Drive. This means that students can open and save files from and to Google Drive directly. Open from Google Drive, Dropbox or your computer.

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5 Tips for Using Google Apps to Go Paperless

Gaggle Speaks

Google Apps for Education offers students and teachers the opportunity to create and share without ever picking up pen and paper. As you move towards a paperless classroom with Google Apps , countless hours in the copier room vanish, allowing you to spend more time on teaching and planning.

Technology and Capstone Courses

Dr. Shannon Doak's Blog

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. Many schools are Google Suite for Education schools.

Meaningful Learning with Digital Portfolios: Tools & Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

I also love Google Apps and Weebly for creating impressive portfolios. 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. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers.

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! Top Literacy Tools & Apps- Google App ( click here for Google resources ), Rewordify.com , Subtext.com and free iPad app, Hemingwayapp.com , Grammarly , Quizlet iOS/Android Apps, and Google Templates. Here’s my Google Survey template.

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. Google has various tools, apps, and features to improve our students’ writing. The presentation introduces you to several tips, such as using the Research tab under Tools in Google Docs to find scholarly resources and cite them!

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. Google has various tools, apps, and features to improve our students’ writing. The presentation introduces you to several tips, such as using the Research tab under Tools in Google Docs to find scholarly resources and cite them!

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. Once I’ve compiled the resources, I create a Google Drive folder with the unit name.

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. Once I've compiled the resources, I create a Google Drive folder with the unit name.