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iPad in Education For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-94699-2
E-book
432 pages
September 2014
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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