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iPad in Education For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-41727-0
416 pages
December 2012
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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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