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Friday, November 15 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Using iBooks Author to Generate Content for the Classroom – Explore iBooks Textbooks and learn how you can make your own

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With iPads students have the world at their fingertips. They can search, take pictures, create video, generate multimedia reports, and simulate virtual tours. And now you can join your curriculum content with the consumption, curation, and creativity activities the iPad facilitates. Come and explore the iBooks texts developed for high school social studies by Brown University’s Choices Program, learn why we chose this path and some of the advantages and pitfalls we’ve discovered, hear about research comparing the use of this new medium vs print, and learn how you can develop content for your classroom using this new development tool.  You’ll also leave with access to a free sample unit you can use in your classroom.



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Susan Graseck

Director, The Choices Program-Brown University
Susan Graseck is the founding director of the Choices Program at Brown University and a Senior Fellow at Brown’s Watson Institute for International Studies. Choices is a national education initiative that develops teaching resources that engage students in substantive exploration of multiple perspectives on complex international issues and provides professional development for teachers at the secondary level. Graseck is leading the... Read More →


Friday November 15, 2013 2:30pm - 3:30pm
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