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If you have yet to dabble in audiobooks and you have an iPhone or iPad, then how about kicking off 2019 with some free offerings from Apple?
Accessible via the recently revamped Apple Books app (formerly iBooks), the stories are all classics and narrated by famous folks such as Kelsey Grammer and Kate Beckinsale.
Here’s the full list:
– The Secret Garden, by Frances Hodgson Burnett and narrated by actress Karen Gillian
– Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley and narrated by podcaster Aaron Mahnke
– The Time Machine, by H.G. Wells and narrated by actor Kelsey Grammer
– Pride and Prejudice, by Jane Austen and narrated by actress Kate Beckinsale
– The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum and narrated by comedian Tituss Burgess
– Winnie the Pooh, by A.A. Milne, narrated by the Disney Book Group
Adobe Spark is an integrated suite of storytelling applications for the mobile and web developed by Adobe Systems. It comprises three separate design apps: Spark Page, Spark Post, and Spark Video. Click the image below for free Spark teaching resources!
Technology for Teachers and Students
Published on Aug 27, 2018
Learn how to create your own virtual, digital books online by using the Story Jumper website. Story Jumper is great for creating children's books, storybooks, and many other kinds of books with images. It's great for teachers, students, and anyone with a creativity streak. #storyjumper ***Consider supporting Technology for Teachers and Students on Patreon***: https://www.patreon.com/technologyfor...
Learn about chemical elements and molecular structure in this interactive activity from NOVA. Explore an interactive periodic table to learn more about each element, including its properties, uses, and other interesting facts. Build an atom in the atomic sandbox where you can experiment with atomic structure and determine how many electrons, protons, and neutrons you need to construct an element based on its atomic number and weight. Construct elements and molecules found in everyday objects, such as a cup of coffee, in the "Essential Elements" game. In addition, watch the full episode of NOVA: "Hunting the Elements," a two-hour program hosted by David Pogue, New York Times technology columnist.
Click on the links below to download the app.
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Nathan Smith, Course Facilitator and Instructor.