How to Create Your Own Textbook — With or Without Apple | MindShift | Education Tech & Tools |
Aggregation, curation, creation: A step-by-step guide to creating your own textbook -- and involving your students along the way. 


"Apple’s iBooks2 and authoring app has created big waves in education circles. But smart educators don’t necessarily need Apple’s slick devices and software to create their own books. How educators think of content curation in the classroom is enough to change their reliance on print textbooks.


As the open education movement continues to grow and become an even more rich trove of resources, teachers can use the content to make their own interactive textbooks. It might seem daunting, but the availability of quality materials online and the power of tapping into personal learning networks should make it easier.


Here’s how to create a digital textbook and strategies for involving the students in its development in three steps." -- from source: