iBooks

The iBooks section of Paths to Technology is a depository of iBooks – digital resources created by educators, family members and students. iBooks are interactive digital books that can include pictures, videos, music/sounds, accessible mathematical equations and more. These books incorporate all the built-in accessibility features of iOS devices, including Zoom, VoiceOver and VoiceOver paired with a refreshable braille display. iBooks can only be read on Apple devices. Read More

American flag in the background with soldiers running and Statue of Liberty.

Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: iBook

Learn all about the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the soldiers who guard it!
Fingers typing on a braille display beside an iPad displaying Cody's O&M Book.

Brian: Learning to Answer Questions using a braille display

Blind high school student with multiple disabilities learning how to answer multiple choice questions in iBooks using an iPad and braille display.
Wendy's logo with text below: "Wendy's has a little girl."

Cody's Favorite LOGOs iBook

A high school student with traumatic brain injury learns to identify community signage.
Elementary student standing outside in a jacket looking through a monocular while coding his long cane.

The Numbers Hunt: iBook about Using a Monocular

1534, 631, 25 - what numbers can you find?
Book Creator Logo: outline of an open book with a pair of scissors

Book Creator App to iBooks

You made a book in Book Creator - how do you share it with students?
drawing of a beach, water and sky above.

The Beach iBook

Accessible iBook about the beach.
Photo of waitress standing behind the counter at a coffee shop.

Using VoiceOver with Book Creator: A Blind Student's Experience

Creating accessible O&M experience books using the Book Creator app.
blue sky

When Are You Blue?

Accessible iBook was created to explain blue items for students with visual impairments.
Several whole lemons and one lemon sliced in half.

When Are You Yellow?

Accessible iBook created to explain the color concept yellow to students with visual impairments.
Old fashion one room school house.

After School I: iBook

Geared for beginning readers and/or students with CVI, After School I is a simple iBook about after school activities.
birthday balloons

My Birthday

This accessible iBook details events that happen on a child's birthday.
Cinderella in her blue gown with sparkles and her name in the background.

Cinderella: iBook

Accessible emerging reader ebook about Cinderella characters.
ABC in bright colors.

The Alphabet Sound: iBook

Accessible emerging reading alphabet book.
Mastering the Mac with VoiceOver iBook cover.

Mastering the Mac with VoiceOver: Free iBook

Mastering the Mac with VoiceOver is a free iBook that helps a VoiceOver iOS user transition to a Mac.
iPad screen showing picture of fancy beta fish with the Header "Help us Beta test new features" on Bookshare web page

Open Bookshare book on iPad in iBooks - EPUB Beta feature

Demo of how download Bookshare EPUB 3 title and open in iBooks on an iPad.
Book Creator Logo: app that creates accessible books

Book Creator App: Create Your Own Accessible Books on iOS, Android and Windows Tablets

Use Book Creator to create accessible books for iOS, Android and Windows tablets.
iPad screenshot of the iBooks tool bar

How to Read Math Expressions with VoiceOver on an IOS Device

How students can access math materials digitally on an IOS device such as an iPhone or iPad using the built in VoiceOver screen reader.
An accessible teacher-made iBook about Shark's teeth.

Shark's Teeth: iBook

An accessible iBook about shark's teeth that includes fun facts, video, quiz and more!
An accessible iBook about Loggerhead Turtles.

Loggerhead Turtles: iBook

This teacher-created Loggerhead Turtles iBook accompanies the instructions on how to create an iBook using the iBooks Author app.

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