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Download my iBooks Author guide and all my iBooks at iTunes http://bit.ly/12G8EaW
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Thinking About Tomorrow: Footnotes and Endnotes in iBooks Author

Thinking About Tomorrow: Footnotes and Endnotes in iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
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Some great hacks by Frank Lowney

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Create Padlet Widget for iBooks Author - YouTube

Create Padlet Widget for iBooks Author: http://t.co/LI4oTBVT1R via @YouTube
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Good instructional video from @anthonydilaura

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Peter Pappas - Here's my seven iBooks. All are free at iTunes

Peter Pappas - Here's my seven iBooks. All are free at iTunes | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it

Download six  free interactive multi-touch iBooks by Peter Pappas on the iTunes Store.  All made using iBooks Author.

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Here's a link to all my iBooks on iTunes

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How to Create Interactive eBooks with iBooks Author

How to Create Interactive eBooks with iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Here's two videos that demonstrate interactivity of iBA widgets and how easy it is to input content into your iBook.
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Part I: A quick tour of iBooks Author widgets and how they can be used in your iBook

Part II: A demo of how easy it is to input content into iBooks Author and how to use 2nd party widgets.

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How to Hack an HTML 5 iBooks Author Widget | iPad EdTech

How to Hack an HTML 5 iBooks Author Widget | iPad EdTech | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
How to Hack an HTML 5 iBooks Author Widget. Learn Educational Technology with me in my iPad Paperless Math Classroom.
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Workaround for creating a footnote in iBooks Author

Workaround for creating a footnote in iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it

A good tip from  Frank Lowney

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Created by Frank Lowney - who figured out popover widget workaround that works in both landscape and portrait modes.

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How to open, edit and close an *.ibooks file

How to open, edit and close an *.ibooks file.

You  can edit the internal  components of an *.ibooks file because 1) the container is easily opened and… - Frank Lowney - Google+
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Creating a Keynote Hotspot in iBooks Author - YouTube

A short clip on how to add a hotspot to an image that launches a keynote in iBooks Author.
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David Van Leeuwen's curator insight, February 23, 10:49 AM

Cool tool for mortals creating an interactive iBook.

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Interactive Maps with Keynote and Gimp - Teaching with Technology

Interactive Maps with Keynote and Gimp - Teaching with Technology | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
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Nice workflow  - then import as widget into iBooks Author

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How to Publish an eBook with Kindle Kids Book Creator - Tutorial

How to Publish an eBook with Kindle Kids Book Creator - Tutorial | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Create an Amazon Kindle Picture Book with Kindle Kids Book Creator from an iBooks Author PDF Amazon announced today their new product for easily creating Children's Picture Books and publishing the...
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You would lose all the iBA widgets, but might work for some content

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Interactive Video Widgets in iBooks - Teaching with Technology

Interactive Video Widgets in iBooks - Teaching with Technology | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
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How to put clickable hotspots on videos

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Interactive Video Widgets in iBooks - Teaching with Technology

Interactive Video Widgets in iBooks - Teaching with Technology | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Great read via @falconphysics Interactive Video Widgets in iBooks - Teaching with Technology #ibooksauthor #ipad http://t.co/cIyYwm4ab2
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2-Page Spreads in iBooks Author

2-Page Spreads in iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Never stop learning, because life never stops teaching. -author unknown Recently, I was presenting on iBooks Author from the Early Childhood perspective along with 2 other Apple Distinguished Educa...

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Great idea for short iBook for elementary students

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iBooks Author Starter Kit

Read a sample or download iBooks Author Starter Kit by Apple Education with iBooks.
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An informative and useful guide to iBA

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A Teachers Intro to Using Tumult’s Hype 3 to Create Widgets for iBooks Projects - Wired Educator

A Teachers Intro to Using Tumult’s Hype 3 to Create Widgets for iBooks Projects - Wired Educator | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by Anthony DiLaura.  Anthony is a good friend who took the time a couple summers ago to get me started with Hype.  He is an Apple Distinguished Educator and hosts an iBook Hack Event for educators each summer.  I am fortunate and thankful to have Tony test out and review …
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Includes review, examples, and video tutorials.

 

 

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Is Keynote the best app to create widgets for your iBooks? - Teaching with Technology

Is Keynote the best app to create widgets for your iBooks? - Teaching with Technology | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
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Great examples and tutorials by Steve Dickie - Interactive maps and videos, custom animations and more

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How to: Write a book on iBooks Author for Visually Impaired or Blind Students

This is a short video that I created as a starting point for teachers who are trying to learn how to use iBooks Author in order to make books for their students.
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A charming video made by a student. Has some great suggestions for layout
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Free iBook: "Quick Start: iBooks Author" » by Peter Pappas

Free iBook: "Quick Start: iBooks Author" »  by Peter Pappas | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Get started - interactive tour of iBA, widget sampler with settings, and tips and tricks for designing your iBook and managing your work flow.
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Here's my free multi-touch iBook that will get you started using iBooks Author. Includes an interactive tour of the app, widget sampler with settings, and tips and tricks for designing your iBook and managing your work flow.

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Mika Auramo's curator insight, March 26, 2014 1:40 AM

iBooks Authorilla tekemään esim. oppimispäiväkirjaa tai videojournalia media-aiheista.

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Creating live "Padlet" pages in iBook Author using iAd producer

Creating live "Padlet" pages in iBook Author using iAd producer | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
I have been playing around with iBook author for a while and love its potential for engaging students in the classroom. I am currently creating...
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Optimizing iPad Video for iBooks Author and Pages

Optimizing iPad Video for iBooks Author and Pages | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
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Great analysis by Frank Lowney on optimizing video. Including test videos, with detailed analyses in downloadable eTextbook created with iBooks Author.

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Optimizing iPad Video for iBooks Author and Pages

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Making Invisible Pop Overs in iBooks Author - YouTube

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Fast and effective tutorial

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iBooks Author Interactive Practice Widget Built in Keynote

iBooks Author Interactive Practice Widget Built in Keynote | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
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The core idea of this widget centers on creating a "Links Only" presentation in Keynote. 

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Exploring History in 10 Interactive Lessons

Exploring History in 10 Interactive Lessons | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
Ten engaging questions and historic documents empower students to be the historian in the classroom. Free at iTunes and as downloadable PDF.
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My newest iBook  - designed by my students

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Make amazing HTML5 widgets for iBooks Author with no coding knowledge

Make amazing HTML5 widgets for iBooks Author with no coding knowledge | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
The topic of my blog this week will be about a fantastic piece of software called iAd Producer. Now, firstly, you may want to know what an iAd is!
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Class 13: Working with iBooks Author

Class 13: Working with iBooks Author | Publishing with iBooks Author | Scoop.it
This week we will wrap up our first drafts of our DBQs for inclusion into our collaborative iBook. During the first 2/3s of class students will finalize their content and be sure to have their DBQ ...
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