The NEW Free Education Technology Resources eBook is Out!

EmergingEdTech

With nearly 200 free software applications, this new update is just jammed full of awesome free tool and tons of insights into how to use them in your courses and classrooms!

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OverDrive launches QuickStart eBooks for elementary schools

eSchool News

OverDrive, an eBook and audiobook platform for schools, wants all kids to become great readers. These eBooks are instantly available with simultaneous access for every K-5 student in class, at home and everywhere, both online and offline. eBooks and eReaders News

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The theme was eBooks and these are my favorite tweets from #tlchat April 15, 2013

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

The topic tonight for the monthly #tlchat was: EBooks: Advice, Resources, Recommendations, Marketing, etc. jTSqE #tlchat — Michelle Luhtala (@mluhtala) April 16, 2013 @ nikkidrobertson : What about audiobooks when purchasing ebooks? TLChat ebooks school libraries

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A Wonderful Free Tool for Creating Interactive eBooks for Your Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

August 2, 2015 Kindle Textbook Creator is a free software application that allows you to easily convert your educational content saved in PDF format into Kindle books.These include textbooks, course.read more. book creator tools

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6 eLearning Trends in Custom eLearning Solutions

Most digital learning trends focus too much on the "digital" and not enough on the "learning". It is not enough that content builders master available tools. We need a return to core learning fundamentals. Get Inno-Versity's eBook for 6 of the most important trends coming to digital learning.

E-Reader Wars: The Best E-Book Software for the Educator

The 21st Century Principal

I have, though, purchased several ebooks instead. What I have discovered though is that not all ebook readers and ebook providers are created equal, even though most of the readers provide the same basic features. The ebook was available at Amazon.

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Searching Multiple Libraries with the Chrome Library Extension

ProfHacker

Ebook lovers who use Amazon’s Family Library may especially appreciate the extension’s ability to search multiple libraries. Reviews Software ebooks libraries public librarySeveral weeks ago, I was reading through my news feeds, and came across an interesting post at LifeHacker.

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

eBooks or etextbooks are not a new concept anymore. Earlier we had posted: Will eBooks Replace Physical Textbooks in Higher Education. Using an eBook creation software , one can easily create digital textbooks with way more features and functionalities than a regular textbook. Also read: How to Create an Interactive eBook (Guide). Related: 8 Best eBook Creation Software. Publishers can provide affordable eBooks for students.

Accessing Your Local Library with Libby and Flipster

ProfHacker

Software ebooks librariesSeveral years ago, I was part of a focus group on our campus. One of the questions posed to us was, “How often do you use the library?”

Everything Schools Should Know About Windows 10 Education Edition

Ask a Tech Teacher

Edge also manages your reading list, so when using the app on a small tablet, it becomes an eBook reader. . Classroom management Guest post Teacher resources computer hardware software youngFor the first time ever, Windows is upgrading the existing Windows platform for free.

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo on EdTech

eBooks or etextbooks are not a new concept anymore. Using an eBook creation software , one can easily create digital textbooks with way more features and functionalities than a regular textbook. Publishers can provide affordable eBooks to students. Students can save money as these services often offer eBooks at 20% of a new print book price. Students now have an option to browse through thousands of eBook titles.

How to Prepare Your Students for College

Benchmark Education

Consider the crossroads of technology: we must intentionally partner devices, hardware, and software with content (the “what”) and pedagogy (the “how”) of education. So, these exact filters make it efficient to locate and assign eBooks in a pedagogy-aligned website.

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Is Online Education Better than Traditional Education?

Kitaboo on EdTech

Online education addresses this issue by offering additional information and explanations via eBooks and other forms of online resources. Whereas eBooks are created on an online software and is digitally published and distributed. Hence, the cost of eBooks is always cheaper than the combined cost of traditional textbooks for the academic year. eBooks can be embedded with sharing features, where students can share content and comment on other student’s posts.

Becoming a 21st Century Reader: Pointers for Using E-books and E-Reader Apps

The 21st Century Principal

E-reading has matured to the point that the software for the PC and the apps for the tablets are extremely reliable, and offer users options to make reading electronically comparable, if not better, then reading a physical book. The iPads give me access to ebooks across apps, and the Kindle reader allows me to access my Kindle library with a back-up device in case all my tablets need charging. E-reader apps ebook readers ebooks Google play iBook Kindle Nook Readers

Last Chance: The Tech-infused Teacher (MTI 562)

Ask a Tech Teacher

tech ed eBooks and articles. NOT Included: Standard software assumed part of a typical edtech set-up. Assistance setting up hardware, networks, infrastructure, servers, internet, headphones, microphones, phone connections, software. MTI 562: The Tech-infused Teacher.

How to Eteach in a Covid-19 Pandemic

Ask a Tech Teacher

tech ed eBooks and articles. NOT Included: Standard software assumed part of a typical edtech set-up. Assistance setting up hardware, networks, infrastructure, servers, internet, headphones, microphones, phone connections, software.

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WordPerfect Office X9 Released

techlearning

Presentation News Ed Tech Ticker SoftwareCorel announces the latest version of its office suite WordPerfect Office X9. that prioritizes productivity and control over your documents. Improved features include workflow enhancements and updates to tools such as Reveal Codes and Macros.

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Publishing 3.0 - A new model for independent educational publishing

Nik Peachey

My New Years resolution this year was to start work on a series of ebooks for iPads, e-readers and other digital devices. The development of powerful free software and applications such as iBooks Author for the development of media rich ebooks.

Free from ALA: Library Technology Reports & more!

NeverEndingSearch

As it migrates to a new platform, using the Open Journal Systems software, ALA Publishing is currently offering a generous deal on its archive of Library Technology Reports. ala ebooks publishing ALA Technology Reports Get them while they’re free! While a staple subscription item in many academic libraries, the series is priced beyond the modest budgets of school and smaller public libraries.

The Latest from Digital Humanities Questions and Answers

ProfHacker

” How do I best convert hundreds of TEI P5 documents to plaintext? : “I’d like to use the available corpora in the German Text Archive to train OCR software. Hardware Profession Software DHanswers digital humanities

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Online Class Starts Aug. 12th–Tech-infused Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher

tech ed eBooks. NOT Included: Standard software assumed part of a typical ed tech set-up. Assistance setting up hardware, networks, infrastructure, servers, internet, headphones, microphones, phone connections, software. MTI 562: The Tech-infused Teacher.

Subscriber Special: July

Ask a Tech Teacher

2 tech ed eBooks. 2 tech ed eBooks. Each week, review materials on themed activities including webinars, short articles, sample lessons plans, and ebooks. NOT Included: Software and webtool membership (if there are any).

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Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

2 tech ed eBooks. During the week, review lesson plans, ebooks, articles, and videos that address the weekly topics. Each week, review materials on themed activities including webinars, short articles, sample lessons plans, and ebooks.

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Smartphones-in-School, Brain Mush, Teaching Deep Reading…and Apples & Bicycles!

EdNews Daily

While there are still eBooks being consumed, it is dwarfed by the amount of time people of all ages now spend on short-form reading of “throw away” information that is mostly media articles or social. A lot of eBooks, including PDF-versions, don’t need an eReader app.

Starting This Week: MTI 562

Ask a Tech Teacher

tech ed eBooks. NOT Included: Standard software assumed part of a typical ed tech set-up. Assistance setting up hardware, networks, infrastructure, servers, internet, headphones, microphones, phone connections, software. MTI 562: The Tech-infused Teacher.

CloudConvert - online file format conversion

Educational Technology Guy

As it''s name implies, everything is done in the cloud with no software to download. It supports over 100 audio, video, document, archive, image, ebook, spreadsheet and presentation formats with advanced options for each.

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Be Inspired This Saturday at the EduPassions Web Conference!

Teacher Reboot Camp

No need to download a software, plug-in, etc. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Tomorrow, on Saturday, Sept. 3rd, join Sarah Thomas ( @SarahdaTeechur ), Shelly Sanchez Terrell ( @ShellTerrell ), and 20+ inspiring educators around the world for the EduPassions free web conference.

8 Reasons to Create Interactive Textbooks for Engaging K-12 Students

Kitaboo on EdTech

For K-12 students, interactive textbooks/ebooks act as a learning companion, as it offers constant interaction. With the availability of eBook creation software, it has become very easy to create an interactive textbook. These software tools also allow you to publish the content.

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20 Ways to Have a Summer That Matters

The CoolCatTeacher

There are a million ways to lose a day but not even a single way to get one back,” says Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister in Waltzing with Bears: Managing Risks on Software Projects. Organize Your eBooks If you read Kindle as I do, now is a great time to organize your collections.

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New Productivity Book: Vote on Your Favorite Book Cover

The CoolCatTeacher

Design Your Day Make Your Own Planner Simple Plan Remember, this includes an ebook, 30+ Excel templates, and video instructions. First name I'm sorry, but I can't get my mail software to take your email without a name, so let's just do first names and it will go in!

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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Their products are wireless, Bluetooth- and/or USB-connectable, and their SPARKvue software runs on Mac and Windows platforms, Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, and Android. software. free software is an intuitive way to graph motion, rate of change, and slope. In fact, it took me less than five minutes to unbox, setup, find the power button, and sync to the free app/software on my laptop and my iPhone.

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Interactive Projectors Have a Positive Impact on the Classroom Learning Environment

techlearning

Download this eBook for ideas on how today’s projection software can be used to do more, including: Browse the web and project web pages while enjoying high-quality images on the big screen. Imagine taking students for a walk around the solar system during their lesson.

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Last Chance to Join Tech-infused Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

2 tech ed eBooks. During the week, review lesson plans, ebooks, articles, and videos that address the weekly topics. Each week, review materials on themed activities including webinars, short articles, sample lessons plans, and ebooks. NOT Included: Software and webtool membership (if there are any). Assistance setting up hardware, network, infrastructure, servers, internet, headphones, microphones, phone connections, software.

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New Projectors Create Immersive Experiences in the Classroom

techlearning

This eBook details how today’s projection software can be used cost-effectively, including: Take notes and then send work back to the projector—no PC required. Imagine taking students for a walk around the solar system during their lesson.

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New Ways to Gamify Learning

Ask a Tech Teacher

It is used to discuss the implementation of technology in the classroom by organizing tech-in-education tools into four categories or types of usage: Substitution: Technology is a direct replacement for something, e.g. ebooks in place of print books or online math drills in place of worksheets.