The Book Creator blog

News, views, case studies and ideas to help you along in the world of edtech.
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How to publish on iTunes. Step 1 – create an iTunes Connect account

This is the first in a series of guides aimed at enabling Book Creator users to publish their ebooks in the iBookstore.
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Faraway Friends – Connecting curious students in Chicago and Iceland

These schools from Chicago and Iceland combined to create a collaborative ebook using Book Creator for iPad.
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Learn to play the recorder with Book Creator?!

Well, not exactly. But these students from New Jersey have been using Book Creator to create ebooks about how to play the recorder to pass on to the next year’s class.
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Creating and publishing a collaborative ebook

A fascinating and detailed account of how librarian Karin Hallett used Book Creator with her students to publish history ebooks. A must read for teachers!
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Creating a book of poetry with Book Creator

Karen Bosch got her class engaged in poetry by creating an ebook anthology with Book Creator and publishing it on the iBookstore.
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6 secrets of publishing ebooks with iPads

Apple Distinguished Educator Jane Ross lets us in on some of the tips and secrets she’s learnt from publishing ebooks with her students.
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Going global with Book Creator

Meg Wilson describes the process of setting up a Global iBook, with schools from across the world collaborating.
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4 compelling ideas for using Book Creator in the classroom

Technology Coach Chris Loat shares his ideas on how Book Creator can be used effectively in the classroom.
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Putting publishing into the hands of students

Jane Ross was bold enough to put publishing into the hands of her students. Look what happened.
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How a 5-year-old became a published author with Book Creator

In 2012 John Tambunan became one of the youngest ever publishers on Apple’s iBookstore. This is his story. (2015 update – 10,000 downloads!).
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