iPad in Education For Dummies, 2nd Edition
By Sam Gliksman
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: September 2014
Pages: 432

Learn to:

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

The fast and easy way to effectively implement iPads in the classroom

For kids, the iPad is a canvas—and given the freedom to explore and express themselves, students can be wonderfully creative and imaginative with technology. This handy guide serves as a roadmap for the iPad’s use as an educational tool, giving you everything you need to deploy this ultra-cool device across all curricula and grade levels.

  • Meet the iPad — get acquainted with the basic functions on your shiny new iPad and learn how to tap, swipe, and pinch your way around it
  • From educationally tinted glasses — find out how to use apps, take photos and shoot video, and buy, read, and annotate e-books
  • No more piles of printouts — use the iPad to find and organize content you’ve collected from the Internet and successfully share it with others through social networking tools and other platforms
  • The times are changing — explore how technology is changing the way we interact in the classroom, and get your hands on some cool model iPad lessons from teachers
  • Lights, camera, learning — find out how students can create compelling movies, podcasts, animations, screencast records, and more

Open the book and find:

  • How the iPad fits into 21st-century education
  • Tips for managing a classroom full of iPads
  • The lowdown on reading, writing, and arithmetic in the digital age
  • Steps for creating and sharing ebooks
  • How to use the iPad to conduct impactful lessons
  • Essential apps for any educator
  • The keys to a successful iPad implementation
  • Tools for creating digital portfolios of student work
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