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Collaborating in the classroom with iPads

BookCreator ($4.99)

Book Creator has been the standard for eBook creation on an iPad for quite some time.  Now, with the recent update to the app, collaboration is possible between students or between an entire class.  One student can begin working on an eBook in Book Creator and can export the file to a number of online storage platforms including Google Drive, Dropbox and Box.  Another student with access to a shared folder within one of these platforms now has the option to download the original file and “open in” Book Creator.  Further, multiple Book Creator files can now be merged on an iPad to create one final eBook from multiple iPads.  All students can now contribute to a class eBook, upload their segment to a shared folder online and the teacher can download, “open in” Book Creator and combine the files into one collaborative class effort.  The final book can then be published online as a PDF or ePub file.

Read more about this and 5 more ways to collaborate in the classroom using iPads at Edudemic.

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This is Kind of Cool… Grammar Goofs!

15 Grammar Goofs That Make You Look Silly

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(Click on the title or image above to see the infographic)

We’re big advocates of conversational writing that’s engaging, persuasive, and fun. So that means it’s perfectly fine to fracture the occasional stuffy grammatical rule (and many times it’s preferable).

On the other hand, making some grammatical errors just makes you look bad, and hurts your effectiveness. Sometimes we even misuse words simply because we hear others use them incorrectly.

So, we’ve assembled the 15 most egregious grammar goofs into one helpful infographic. With this handy reference, you’ll never look silly again.

Thanks once again to our friends at BlueGlass for the infographic design that makes my silly little words look cool. Enjoy!

(Sourced from CopyBlogger)

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