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Textbook Creation Simplified

So for all of you who secretly thought I was crazy for creating the Spanish Techbook or wanted to know how to create your own digital textbook, I highly recommend the blog post Aggregate, Curate, and Create your own Textbook. Continue reading

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PETE&C2012

Digital Culture Before Digital Textbooks – Transforming Learning – Education Week Create Mobile Apps | Conduit Mobile “Create free mobile apps for all the major mobile devices Quick, easy, no coding required!” tags: programming game gamedev apps Create iOS and … Continue reading

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Digital Textbook Playbook

Corresponding with Digital Learning Day, the FCC (with collaboration from miscellaneous government groups) released a Digital Textbook Playbook for encouraging and helping districts to embrace digital technology as a way to enhance education. President Obama also mentioned the goal of … Continue reading

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Back to School Goals

This is my yearly reflection before school starts for how I want to incorporate technology this year for my Spanish class. I believe that the reflection needs to done at least yearly because of how fast technology changes. What was … Continue reading

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Techbook

Consider this a virtual beg for reviewers (insert cute begging eyes here). The benefit for people who check out the Techbook is it provides a collection of resources for 1st year Spanish that are amassed and grouped by topic. There … Continue reading

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SpanishTechbook

Unit 3 of my digital Spanish textbook-workbook-authentic material hybrid is complete. Feedback or Review is needed, even if it is only a few sentences or an initial impression. Unit 3 includes subject pronouns, adjectives, and ser. Each topic has multiple … Continue reading

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Response to the Textbook Challenge

There was a post on Dangerously Irrelevant challenging teachers and parents to examine the quality of textbooks compared to free materials that are available online. Conveniently this is what I spent a semester researching for my graduate work. There might … Continue reading

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Digital Delivery Decision

I need to choose a digital delivery tool for the Spanish textbook supplement I am creating (it will function more like a practice workbook, with easy access to grammar notes or vocabulary lists). I have narrowed it down to three … Continue reading

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LiveBinders

This is not a new website. I played around with it over a year ago. My main struggle was uploading PDFs or other files to the binder. As long as I had a website address, I had no problems.  I … Continue reading

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Encounters of a Digital Textbook

There has been a huge focus on using digital textbooks, in an effort to save money and engage the students more. There has been moderate success in California with math and science textbooks since there has been a state mandate … Continue reading

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