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iPad in Education For Dummies

It’s easy to bring the incredible iPad experience to your classroom today!

The iPad is a natural fit for education in the 21st century, and this straightforward, full-color guide shows you just how to deploy it effectively in your educational institution. From understanding how iPads can be used for different learning styles to managing iPad content and classroom use, finding the apps to complement your curriculum, creating interactive lessons, and beyond, author Sam Gliksman, a sought-after consultant on integrating technology in schools, answers all your questions.

  • Helps teachers and administrators see how to use iPads effectively in different grades, classroom settings, and curriculum levels
  • Explains iPad’s built-in media features and the importance of multimedia in modern education
  • Explores iPad best practices, tools, and apps for a successful iPad program in your school
  • Shows how the iPad can be used as a valuable tool for research, collaboration, communication, creativity, and discovery
  • Provides tips and guidance on keeping information updated, managing content, and taking advantage of the iPad as a learning tool

iPad in Education For Dummies is your guide to using the world’s most popular tablet to inspire and educate your students in a whole new way.

Table of Contents
Part I: Meeting the Educational iPad
Chapter 1. Education in the 21st Century
Chapter 2. Getting Acquainted with iPad Technology
Chapter 3. Managing the iPad Classroom

Part II: Finding and Using Apps
Chapter 4. Tap Dancing with Your iPad’s Apps
Chapter 5. Purchasing and Downloading Apps

Part III: Finding and Organizing Educational Content
Chapter 6. Finding and Organizing Content
Chapter 7. Social Networking and Sharing

Part IV: Exploring Applications for Digital Reading and Writing
Chapter 8. Reading on the iPad
Chapter 9. Creating, Editing, and Annotating Documents
Chapter 10. Becoming a Digital Author
Chapter 11. The Mathematical and Scientific iPad
Chapter 12. Utilizing Assistive Technologies

Part V: Expressing Yourself with Media
Chapter 13. Digital Storytelling in Education
Chapter 14. Lights, Camera, Learning
Chapter 15. Animating Your Lessons
Chapter 16. Speaking Your Mind with Podcasts
Chapter 17. Directing Your Own Screencasts
Chapter 18. Releasing Your Inner Artist
Chapter 19. Creating Multimedia Conversations

Part VI: The iPad Classroom
Chapter 20. Printing and Scanning
Chapter 21. Presenting
Chapter 22. Digitizing the Whiteboard

Part VII: The Part of Tens
Chapter 23. Ten Essential Apps for the Educator’s Toolkit
Chapter 24. Ten Keys to Successful iPad Implementation

Book Details

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: For Dummies (January 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1118375386
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118375389
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