Teaching with iPad How-To [Instant]


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  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
  • Plan your lessons on iPad and share notes quickly
  • Use exclusive iPad 3D resources for more engaging learning
  • Use your iPad for creating and giving presentations

Book Details

Language : English
eBook : 86 pages
Release Date : November 2012
ISBN : 1849694427
ISBN 13 : 9781849694421
Author(s) : Shubhangi Harsha, Sumit Kataria
Topics and Technologies : All Books, Mobile Application Development, iOS, e-Learning

Table of Contents

Preface
Teaching with iPad How-To
  • Teaching with iPad How-To
    • Planning your lessons (Must know)
    • Keeping your notes (Must know)
    • Creating presentations and charts (Must know)
    • Carrying your textbooks (Must know)
    • Recording attendance and student profiles (Must know)
    • Making quick references (Must know)
    • Using projectors and interacting (Must know)
    • Connecting with your subject (Must know)
    • Creating and managing timetables (Must know)
    • Interactive books for kids (Should know)
    • Educating students with special needs (Should know)
    • Teaching art, craft, and practical skills (Should know)
    • Teaching music on iPad (Advanced)
    • Teaching using 3D resources (Advanced)
    • Publishing your learning material (Advanced)
    • Learning iPad tips and tricks (Advanced)
    • iTunes U (Advanced)

Shubhangi Harsha

Shubhangi Harsha professionally develops iPad, iPhone, and Android applications. She understands the heart and soul of the mobile application development and likes to create challenging apps that are data-heavy and dynamic in nature. Shubhangi studied Computer Science and Engineering in her bachelors studies at PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, India and graduated from there in 2010 as the topper of all branches in the University. She is a student of M.Sc. in Computing at Imperial College London, for which she has been awarded the prestigious Jubilee Scholarship of the British Council and the Government of the United Kingdom. Shubhangi likes to take up mind games in her free time. She likes to anchor cultural events and is passionate about dancing. A non-trained dancer, she has given numerous solo stage performances in dance and mimicry too. She is very close to her parents and loves to spend time with them. Awarded the title of "All-Rounder Girl" during her studies, Shubhangi likes to explore her capabilities in diverse areas, and authoring this book is another such exploration. This is her first book, written with the motive of helping school teachers who choose to use the iPad.

Sumit Kataria

Sumit Kataria is a software engineer and technology enthusiast who trusts in open source software. He possesses both a deep knowledge of Drupal programming and magical mobile app development skills allowing him to make Drupal and mobile sing together in beautiful harmony. Sumit has built more than 20 iPhone/iPad/Android social-networking / ecommerce / media apps. He has worked with Lullabot, CommerceGuys, and CivicActions building several large-scale CMS integrated mobile applications, including the Kickstart mobile commerce, Drupalize.Me, and Do It With Drupal conference app. Sumit is very passionate about everything he does and tries to bring the same enthusiasm to his projects. He has been a presenter at 4 DrupalCons and several DrupalCamps, advocating Drupal as a mobile application cloud-based backend. He was a Google Summer of Code student for Drupal in 2008, and has been managing the whole program ever since. When Sumit is not working on Drupal/Mobile, he enjoys traveling and exploring new places. Sumit lives in New Delhi, India. Find him on LinkedIn (http://bit.ly/sumitk01), on Twitter as @sumitk, or mail at sumitk@sumitk.net.
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What you will learn from this book

  • Planning your everyday lessons on the iPad and creating presentations and charts
  • Managing attendance records and student profiles on the iPad
  • Organizing your notes and sharing them through your iPad as well as carrying your textbooks on your device
  • Creating and managing your timetable on the iPad
  • Projecting the content of your iPad on a large screen and interacting with your class alongside
  • Creating and publishing your own interactive books and teaching resources
  • Teaching students with special needs in a very effective manner

In Detail

The iPad is a great teaching tool. It is an amazing eReader for accessing textbooks and journals. It is also great for multimedia content like videos, audio, presentations, and 3D animations. Most importantly Apple’s app ecosystem makes it very powerful. You can find apps for almost any teaching task in app store and use them instantly.

You will start with simple tasks like creating presentations and visualizations. Soon you will be making interactive books and resources as well as teaching practical lessons such as music and art!

"Teaching with iPad How-to" starts with the most basic task of planning your lessons. As you go through the book you will learn how to ‘carry’ your textbooks on Little Books, create your own resources and finally publish your courseware.

Be it organizing your notes, creating charts and presentations, or just recording attendance, this book will help you do all these tasks very efficiently on your iPad. In this book, you will also learn to create and distribute timetables, create your own textbooks and make your classes interesting and full of information by using the iPad’s 3D and subject-specific resources.

You will learn to make your teaching job interesting and engaging for your students by using iPad as your teaching and organizing tool.

Approach

Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. Get the job done and learn as you go. Teaching with iPad how-to is a crisp and systematic guide organized into various step-by-step recipes that will enable you to utilize the power of your iPad to make your daily teaching tasks easy and interesting.

Who this book is for

This book is ideal for school and university teachers who have access to an iPad and are willing to make their profession all the more fun and easy for themselves. It is assumed that the reader has basic knowledge of how to use the iPad, access the Appstore and download apps.

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