iPad in Education For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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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 ...

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iPad in Education For Dummies

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Overview

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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118417270
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 12/21/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 767,387
  • File size: 43 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Sam Gliksman has been leading technology applications in business and education for over 25 years. As an independent educational technology consultant, he advises educators on how to integrate technology into learning initiatives. Sam leads the iPads in Education community, http://ipadeducators.ning.com/.

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Table of Contents

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

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