Creative Book Builder
Create, edit and publish ebooks in the classroom
Using Creative Book Builder in the classroom
- Publishing tool for project-based learning.
- Summative assessment at the end of a unit.
- Group tasks.
- Student centred learning.
- Students can embed images, audio files, video files, and write text.
- The advantage of an epub document over a PDF document is that all of the media will be preserved and available for readers to interact with when the final product is published.
- Interactive books that include:
- Written text
- QI codes
- Interactive questions and answers
- Share with others using iBooks
- Talking & Listening tool for ESL students. Create an 'all about me' eBook using English/own language text, video or podcast in their own language, links to translation websites for classmates to use.
- Design an eBook to teach others about a topic.
- Create a narrative with a video or audio narration, include illustrations, photos acted out by students, hyperlinks/QI codes linked to websites.
- Persuasive Writing - Use CBB features to build topic knowledge, links to supporting websites, demonstrate active and passive voice, peer assessment rubric using Q & A feature.
- Write text for solving problems using different strategies and embed video of themselves using each strategy.
- Explain types of 2D/3D shapes in text, classify types of shapes in real world situations by using embedded photos of shapes taken by students. Student create shape quiz to test peers.
- Write the order of operations in text, embed a video of a student demonstrating how to solve an equation using a whiteboard.
- Students use video to record self reflection on strategies used during maths activities.