iPad in Education For Dummies
By Sam Gliksman
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: December 2012
Pages: 416

Take advantage of the best education tool around — putthe iPad to work in your school

Welcome to 21st century education! Instead of a 30-poundbackpack, today's students can tote an 8-ounce iPad. Instead ofbeing lectured to, they can learn interactively. Here's howeducators and administrators can learn what the iPad has to offerand how to incorporate it into the classroom. You'll be amazed atall the ways it facilitates learning!

  • The smart iPad — see how iPads support differentlearning styles, keep information updated, facilitate research, andempower students to engage in the learning process
  • The technicalities — set up iPads for studentuse, manage content, maintain control, and plan yourimplementation
  • Reading and writing — discover apps for readingiBooks and how to include audio and images in your notes
  • Encourage creativity — let students use theirimagination to create books, make movies, draw cartoons, and evenpaint on the iPad
  • Make learning fun — with creative Keynotepresentations, instant access to worldwide news, interactive polls,and more

Open the book and find:

  • How iPads are made for learning
  • Tips for setting up iPads for the classroom
  • Some caveats about e-mail
  • Apps with educational value
  • iPad features that help students with learning challenges
  • How to create multimedia slide shows with VoiceThread
  • Age-appropriate ideas for different grade levels
  • Creative ways to present lessons
  • Tips for implementing iPads successfully

Learn to:

  • Apply iPad best practices, tools, and apps in theclassroom
  • Help children use the iPad for learning outside of school
  • Integrate iPads into curriculum across different grade levelsand subjects


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This book was very excellent.

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  • Accurate
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  • Easy to understand
  • Helpful examples
  • Well-written


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    This book has some good info in it. I already knew some of the material, but it gave some good products and ways to use them. Good examples and screen shot were given

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