Sunday, August 14, 2011

5 Tips to Starting Your Own LiveBinder



I am in the midst of starting my own LiveBinder and of course... it is never easy to make a decision...so here are some tips to get you started.

1) Who is your audience?
*Students
*Teachers
*Parents
*Administrators
*A Mixture
Here is great example of a teacher audience:
Cape Fear Handbook

Note: The School not the Movie


2. What will the user access be?

*Public
*Private

3. What is the time frame for utilizing the LiveBinder?
*one day
*one week
*one month
*one semester
*one year

4. What are you going to include?
*PDFs
*Audio
*Video
*Images
*Links

5. What type of online access will you have?
*Computer Lab
*Wireless
*Classroom Connections

Love this Grade One example!
Access at school and at home.

So this should at least get you thinking...

Here is a BONUS TIP: Look through the other binders, this is a collaborative exercise after all.

Perhaps even...Whistle While You Work


Other Posts on this Topic

Digital Textbooks...Like Putting Lipstick on a Pig
Digital Textbooks...It's a Matter of Definition
Building a Textbook From Scratch...5 Reasons to Try LiveBinder

As always let me know what you are thinking in the comment boxes below.


Until Next Time,
Lit Maven Out!

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