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Free Technology for Teachers: 9 Places to Find Creative Commons & Public Domain Images

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Guide students to Creative Commons and Public Domain images:

morgueFile

Wylio.com

EduPic Graphical Resource

The World Images Kiosk - San Jose State University

Image Base

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Animal Photos

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Explanation of the Creative Commons for Open Educational Resources

An explanation of the Creative Commons for faculty who create Open Educational Resources - by Sarah Morehouse.


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Apple - Support - iBooks Author - Get Started

Learn about iBooks Author fundamentals and get started creating your first book! Learn how to create a template and review the elements of a book.
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OER Commons

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Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner.
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Everything is a Remix

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Everything is a Remix is a four-part video series about influence and appropriation in creation. This site also features an extensive collection of supplemental information about the series.
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Issuu - You Publish

Issuu - You Publish | eTextbook | Scoop.it
Explore a world of publications by people and publishers alike. Collect, share and publish in a format designed to make your documents look their very best.
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Three Ring | An App for Teachers to Create Educational Portfolios of Student Work with an iPhone, iPad, or Android Smartphone

Three Ring | An App for Teachers to Create Educational Portfolios of Student Work with an iPhone, iPad, or Android Smartphone | eTextbook | Scoop.it

"Free application that allows teachers to create digital portfolios of student work, using a wide variety of devices for input."

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Inkling - eTexts

Inkling - eTexts | eTextbook | Scoop.it

"From educational textbooks to consumer-focused titles such as cookbooks, and from the iPad to other digital venues such as the standard web browser."

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Jetpack by Purdue University

"JetPack, a free app on the Apple iTunes App Store, will allow authors to include video, specialized calculators, interactive media, Google maps, interactive quizzes and self-assesment tests together with standard e-book text in creating e-books that can be viewed on mobile devices."

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Free Flip Book Maker 1.0 | Free Software Download

This free eBook maker can convert Text to amazing digital flash book, stunning flipbook ,digital flipping magazine, page turn catalog, virtual page flipping brochure. Publish 3D virtual animated flipbooks from Text; Publish the ...

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Boundless Unveils Next Generation of Free Digital Textbooks

Boundless Unveils Next Generation of Free Digital Textbooks | eTextbook | Scoop.it

"The digital textbook startup today came out of beta with the release of its new product. That means, starting today, anyone can sign up to access its free, sleek new textbook offerings in Psychology, Economics, Biology, Sociology, American History, Writing, and Anatomy & Physiology."

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Subtext

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Reading together is better! Engage in conversations with friends, authors and experts and access all types of info and multimedia in the margins of your books.
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Creative Commons Resources for iBooks

From Emily Graves: great resource for creative commons resources specifically for iBooks Author.

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Creative Commons

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Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.
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Apple - iTunes U

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Create courses online - Passive or Active courses. Private courses (available to specifically designated individuals); and Public, available to all who search and subscibe to the course.  Collections allow collaboration for adding/editing to the course.

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CK-12 Textbooks

Next Generation Textbooks


"CK-12 allows one to customize and produce content by re-purposing to suit what needs to be taught, using different modules that may suit a learner’s learning style, region, language, or level of skill, while adhering to the local education standards."

 

For more information on CK-12 check: http://www.ck12.org/about/our-mission/

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How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple

How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple | eTextbook | Scoop.it
Aggregation, curation, creation: A step-by-step guide to creating your own textbook -- and involving your students along the way.
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SMART Notebook App for iPad

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SMART Technologies Inc., provider of collaboration solutions have announced the upcoming release of the SMART Notebook app for the iPad that allows students to use SMART Notebook collaborative learnin...

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Kno launches digital textbooks for K-12 pupils

Kno launches digital textbooks for K-12 pupils | eTextbook | Scoop.it
Digital education startup Kno is making its move on elementary and secondary schools. Rent a textbook, anyone? Read this blog post by Charlie Osborne on Mobile.
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