eBook Hack-a-thon: Build Once, Learn Anywhere
Hello and welcome
Digital Wish is a nonprofit on a mission to help you bring technology to the classroom to prepare students for the global economy. We believe every teacher deserves great professional development support as the classroom goes mobile! The transition to 1:1 computing and BYOD present tricky challenges for participants, so we’ve developed a great collection of training videos and support resources to help guide you through the process of delivering lessons to an ever-changing collection of smartphones, tablets, and iPads. In this course we’ll guide you step-by-step through the process of publishing your first genuine eBook project for student.
Don’t worry, if you can drag-and-drop, you have all the skills required to build eBooks for any iPad, tablet, or smart phone. Want to see how easy it is? Watch this 5-minute video.
Be sure to enroll with NMC Academy to earn your badges and 8-hour training certificate upon completion of course, then return here.
Start the course
Get Started – Download the Software Sign up here and download the eBuilder app for your smart phone or tablet.
Activity 1 – Build an eBook Discover how easy it is to build an eBook and deliver it to any mobile tablet or smart phone. Make a scrap project while you learn the tool.
Activity 2 – Outline and Planning Select your topic, get a primer on copyright, then select your favorite planning strategy.
Activity 3 – Collect and Construct Gather all our source materials, then construct and publish your eBook project.
Activity 4 – Manage Your Marketplace We’ll cover all the basics of posting projects, sending invitations to readers, sharing, and exploring eBooks
In the Classroom – Project Ideas Get a slew of classroom project ideas to conduct with students.