iPad in Education For Dummies (2nd Edition)

iPad in Education For Dummies (2nd Edition)

By: Sam Gliksman (author)Paperback

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The easy way to effectively implement iPads in the classroom The iPad is a natural fit for education in the 21st century, and this hands-on guide shows you just how to implement it in your educational institution. iPad in Education For Dummies serves as a roadmap for the device's successful use as an education tool from both a personal and institutional perspective. It examines why the iPad is a perfect fit for contemporary educational needs, how to purchase and deploy them within an organization, and outlines best practices, tools, and apps for their educational use across all curricula and grade levels. A cross between a powerful computer, iPod, game console, and e-reader, the iPad is an ultraportable and ultra cool touch device from Apple. In 2013, the iPad was deployed in Chicago Public Schools, LA Unified School district, Oxnard School District in California, and Raleigh County Public Schools in West Virginia, to name a few. In this new edition of iPad in Education For Dummies, you'll find the latest coverage of interactive media and augmented reality apps, creating and publishing class books and textbooks, moving from lectures to interactive classroom presentations, setting up digital student profiles, and much more. Includes up-to-date coverage of Apple's iPad hardware and iOS software Covers managing classroom workflow challenges, including how to distribute, share, collaborate, and collect digital documents Written by one of the foremost authorities on iPad deployments in schools Provides clear information on what decisions you need to make to deploy and use the iPad effectively in the classroom If you're a school administrator, teacher, or educational IT specialist who is considering deploying the iPad in the classroom, this handy guide has everything to set you up for success.

About Author

Sam Gliksman has worked as an educational technology consultant, speaker, and author for more than 20 years. He speaks at conferences internationally about the potential of technology to reform education. Visit www.EducationalMosaic.com for more information.


Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started with the Educational iPad 5 Chapter 1: Education in the 21st Century 7 Chapter 2: Getting Acquainted with iPad Technology 19 Chapter 3: Managing the iPad Classroom 45 Part II: Finding and Using Apps 53 Chapter 4: Tap Dancing with Your iPad s Apps 55 Chapter 5: Purchasing and Downloading Apps 83 Part III: Finding and Organizing Educational Content 93 Chapter 6: Finding and Organizing Content 95 Chapter 7: Social Networking and Sharing 121 Part IV: Reading, Writing, and Rithmetic in the Digital Age 131 Chapter 8: Reading on the iPad 133 Chapter 9: Creating, Editing, and Annotating Documents 151 Chapter 10: Becoming a Digital Author 177 Chapter 11: The Mathematical and Scientific iPad 189 Chapter 12: Using Assistive Technologies 213 Part V: Expressing Yourself with Media 229 Chapter 13: Digital Storytelling in Education 231 Chapter 14: Lights, Camera, Learning 235 Chapter 15: Animating Your Lessons 257 Chapter 16: Speaking Your Mind with Podcasts 273 Chapter 17: Directing Your Own Screencasts 285 Chapter 18: Releasing Your Inner Artist 299 Part VI: The iPad Classroom 313 Chapter 19: Creating Ef fective Classroom Workflows 315 Chapter 20: Presenting with Impact 339 Chapter 21: Developing Digital Portfolios 355 Chapter 22: Quizzing Students with Socrative 365 Part VII: The Part of Tens 373 Chapter 23: Ten Essential Apps for the Educator 375 Chapter 24: Ten Keys to a Successful iPad Implementation 387 Appendix: Modeling the iPad Classroom 393 Index 407

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781118946985
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 432
  • ID: 9781118946985
  • weight: 574
  • ISBN10: 1118946987
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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