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Getting APPy with Techbook: Book Creator

Getting APPy with Techbook: Book Creator

Book Creator is the simple way to create an iBook on the iPad or an eBook on your Android. Both students and teachers can create unique books from their Discovery Education resources. Use videos, animations, images, and songs from Techbook or Streaming. Add text and your own voice to narrate your books and bring them

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Getting APPy with Techbook: ThingLink

Want to make your pictures and images interactive? ThingLink (iPad & Android) is the perfect tool to make your images and pictures come alive by placing Techbook notes, interactive links, songs, other images, and even videos on top of them. Use the Share feature of any of your Techbook and Streaming resources to link this resource

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Joy of Reading

The Joy of Reading is a series of three editable video within Streaming Plus. Each are about 20 minutes long and are a great resource for both teachers and parents. There is a teacher’s guide available which has classroom activities, parents letters, checklist and ways to get parents involved with home reading. This a appropriate for

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“Cell Phone Tricks and Treats” – DEN Fall Virtual Conference

On October 19, 2013, Discovery Education again wowed us with their full day of presentations, 23 in all. Since it was impossible to participate in all the events, all presentations have been archived and are available at http://www.discoveryeducation.com/community/den-fall-virtcon-archive.cfm I know many of us intend to go back and view some that we missed, but with

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DEN Techformation: Ask 3

A teacher is working with a small group and doesn’t want to be interrupted with every small question, so they set the policy “Ask 3 before me.” This simple phrase was the inspiration for TechSmith’s app Ask3. While there are other strong educational screencasting/interactive whiteboard apps like Explain Everything and Show Me, there are a

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Look What I Found: the continuing search

Still exploring iPad apps…. here’s the latest finds: 3 D Classic Literature  provides access to a variety of classic literature in a pleasing visual style that nicely mimics reading an actual book.  It is not perfect yet, for example the font size can’t be changed- though it is a larger font that is generally easier on

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