Today's challenge is issuu.
Would you like an EASY way to turn a document into a beautiful online flip style book?
If so, issuu is the free service for you. The process is hassle-free; just select any document on your computer and upload it to issuu.
Get started by opening an account with issuu. http://issuu.com/explore
Select create account located in the upper right corner of the website. Enter all of your information. You must select the box at the bottom of the form to accept the terms of service.
Upload a document to issuu by selecting Upload in the upper right corner. Select the blue Browse button to locate the document on your computer. Note: Document size is limited to 500 pages and 100mb per publication. Issuu supports PDF, DOC, PPT, ODT, WPD, SXW, RTF, ODP, and SXI file formats. Documents must be single-page layouts.
Fill out the General info portion of the page and select the blue Upload file.
Once converted, your book will appear on a shelf in My Library. To find your library, select the blue triangle icon next to your username in the upper right corner of the website. Select My Library from the drop down menu. Sharing your publication is as simple as selecting the share button and typing recipients' email addresses into the box (red arrows). Issuu provides you with an embed code if you would like to post your publication to any website, blog, or wiki and a direct link address to your publication. The direct link is located at the bottom of the share screen (blue arrow).
Issuu would be a great application to publish class newsletters, newspapers, or student work in a stylish format.
Your assignment: On the blog share your thoughts about how issuu can be used in your classroom.