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iPad in Education For Dummies - Sam Gliksman

iPad in Education For Dummies

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Published: 11th January 2013
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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.

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    Introduction 1

    Part I: Meeting the Educational iPad 7

    Chapter 1: Education in the 21st Century 9

    Chapter 2: Getting Acquainted with iPad Technology 21

    Chapter 3: Managing the iPad Classroom 47

    Part II: Finding and Using Apps 61

    Chapter 4: Tap Dancing with Your iPad’s Apps 63

    Chapter 5: Purchasing and Downloading Apps 87

    Part III: Finding and Organizing Educational Content 97

    Chapter 6: Finding and Organizing Content 99

    Chapter 7: Social Networking and Sharing 121

    Part IV: Exploring Applications for Digital Reading and Writing 131

    Chapter 8: Reading on the iPad 133

    Chapter 9: Creating, Editing, and Annotating Documents 149

    Chapter 10: Becoming a Digital Author 173

    Chapter 11: The Mathematical and Scientific iPad 185

    Chapter 12: Utilizing Assistive Technologies 203

    Part V: Expressing Yourself with Media 219

    Chapter 13: Digital Storytelling in Education 221

    Chapter 14: Lights, Camera, Learning 225

    Chapter 15: Animating Your Lessons 247

    Chapter 16: Speaking Your Mind with Podcasts 257

    Chapter 17: Directing Your Own Screencasts 269

    Chapter 18: Releasing Your Inner Artist 281

    Chapter 19: Creating Multimedia Conversations 301

    Part VI: The iPad Classroom 307

    Chapter 20: Printing and Scanning 309

    Chapter 21: Presenting 317

    Chapter 22: Digitizing the Whiteboard 327

    Part VII: The Part of Tens 343

    Chapter 23: Ten Essential Apps for the Educator’s Toolkit 345

    Chapter 24: Ten Keys to Successful iPad Implementation 357

    Appendix: Modeling the iPad Classroom 363

    Index 373

    ISBN: 9781118375389
    ISBN-10: 1118375386
    Series: For Dummies
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 416
    Published: 11th January 2013
    Dimensions (cm): 23.2 x 19.0  x 2.7
    Weight (kg): 0.99