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History Nerd Fest 2013 – Using primary sources to create ePUBs

Saturday morning. 8:00 am. Must. Have. More. Coffee.

Steven White and Hilary Harms should not go out and buy lottery tickets. Any one who gets selected to present on Saturday morning have no luck whatsoever.

But they have an interesting topic so they should be okay. I love using primary sources and I love using iPads. Perfect storm. Plus there’s only like 10 of us awake at this hour so we’re getting some one-on-one instruction.

Steven and Hilary are sharing ideas for using primary sources to create something called a multi-genre story.The idea seems to be that an ePUB book contains both text and multimedia elements. They’re starting by showing how this type of activity is aligned with Common Core ELA standards.

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