Ourboox for Teachers, Students, Writers, Everyone!

Ourboox is a great tool for teachers and their students Create and share digital picture books using our simple and free platform. Embed videos, puzzles, quizzes, maps, even exams. The possibilities are endless. It's the simplest picture book platform on the internet, and it's completely free!

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Mel Rosenberg - מל רוזנברג
I'm a writer, scientist, musician, inventor and lecturer. During the daytime I am advisor to the President of Shenkar College, a job I love. I write children's books, satire, and…
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Ourboox for Teachers, Students, Writers, Everyone!

by Mel Rosenberg - מל רוזנברג








Copyright © 2016

Ourboox is the world’s simplest platform for creating and sharing page-flipping interactive digital e-books. We help make books come true.

The online books are absolutely free to create, free to read share with your class, other teachers, and the world. Students love preparing their own books. We started in 2014 and already have some 30,000 titles!

 

 

 

 

 

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“Ourboox provides a simple and friendly platform for uploading and sharing digital picture books of any genre, in any language, for free. They are easy to create, easier to share.  The books can incorporate video, sound and many other features.  Authors can keep track of the number of readers and can edit their book at any time, even after publishing.”  -Mel Rosenberg, co-founder. 

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Students and entire classes can cooperate with one another (we have many eTwinning books from Europe, and we appear in their official toolbox).

Ourboox is recommended by the local Ministry of Education and is used in over 100 countries!

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On any given page, you can type in or copy text

in various sizes, colours

and in any language

   这是中国人                  שלום            Это Русская

                                                                        هذا هو الاسم العربي

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You can choose the ‘artwork’ option and drag and drop any jpeg, png… 

 

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 …or gif!

Artwork from the book - Ourboox for Teachers and Teaching by Mel Rosenberg - Ourboox.com

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You can also create square images combining text and artwork using powerpoint, changing the proportions and saving it as jpeg. Details are provided here.

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Artwork from the book - Ourboox for Teachers, Students, Writers, Everyone! by Mel Rosenberg - מל רוזנברג - Ourboox.com

It’s easy to embed videos, sound, puzzles, quizzes, maps. All you do is open the <> function in the editor, and paste in the embed code. Below is the embed code of Tom Lehrer’s video from youtube, posted in the opposite page.

<p><iframe src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/UIKGV2cTgqA” width=”90%” height=”315″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen=”allowfullscreen”></iframe></p><h3> </h3>

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It’s simple to embed annotated three dimensional scenes from www.thinglink.com 

 

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You can add millions of free embedable photos from Getty Image. Here’s a zoo, especially for you.

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You can create a quiz with Google forms and embed it (example below) anywhere in your book (from “The Little Red Car” by Jenny Gordon).

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Or how about a live Google map! Here is Honolulu!

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You can embed a puzzle from Jigsaw Planet.

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…and  a bulletin board from Padlet…

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Here is a Quizlet by Ricky Sofer from her book “Food and Drink“.

 

 

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You can highlight your text with a banner. Just write your message as below, and paste the code into the source code window in the editor (<>).

 

<div style=”background-color: beige;”><h1 style=”text-align: center;”> </h1><h1 style=”text-align: center;”><span style=”color: #ff6600;”><strong>If smiling is infectious,</strong></span></h1><h1 style=”text-align: center;”><span style=”color: #ff6600;”><strong>Write your message here.</strong></span></h1><p> </p></div><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Teachers and students can writes their own books or collaborate. Here is one book written and illustrated by children at summer camp. 

Each book has its own URL which you can share. Here is the URL of this book!!

http://www.ourboox.com/books/ourboox-for-teachers-and-teaching/

 

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Ourboox is easy to use. And it’s free. No matter how many pages or how many e-books you upload. Here is a basic tutorial.

Please contact me with any queries and comments you might have. We learn from teachers and improve our platform based on their suggestions!

Prof. Mel Rosenberg

mel@ourboox.com

 

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