Thanks to Riverdale Primary Year 6 who spent two days here this week using iBooks Author to create their research reports. Some of their teachers had attended the iBooks Author course that we ran a few weeks ago and they could immediately see that the software required little effort to learn but offered a brilliant opportunity for focussing on quality of content. The children came with a lot of the research done (mainly on their iPods which they have had for two years now) and after a short introduction by the teacher they were away. I hope to have a few examples of their work to post on here after half term.
I also quickly showed Miss Smart, their teacher, how to create a trailer in iMovie (see the podblog for lots of examples of this) and she made this while the children were working: