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My iPad® for Kids

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Step-by-step instructions and corresponding step number callouts on photos show you exactly what to do
Help when you run into problems or limitations of your iPad or its apps and you need to figure out what to do
Tips and Notes to help you get the most out of your iPad and its apps Costello

Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through learning how to use your iPad for home, school, and just for fun!

Learn how to:

  • Safely surf the Internet on the iPad to do research for school and find interesting facts.

  • Use email, texting, and chatting apps to stay in touch with friends, family, and teachers.

  • Have fun (or do group projects for school) using FaceTime and Skype video chatting.

  • Use the iPad in school and for homework. Four chapters of suggestions for grade-specific apps (4th through 7th grade) to help you excel in the classroom.

  • Use the built-in Music app so you can rock out to your favorite tunes.

  • Watch movies and TV shows from iTunes and videos on YouTube (only when homework is done, of course).

  • Use iPad’s built-in cameras to take photos and video of you and your friends. Use the Photo Booth app to make them even more interesting (or a little crazy!).

  • Set new high scores playing the tens of thousands of great games available at the App Store.

  • Discover great apps for school or just for fun through recommendations in nearly every chapter.

  • Parents can feel more secure thanks to special tips that help kids use the Internet safely and responsibly.

  • Become your own tech support team by learning to maintain and solve problems with your iPad, including tips on restarting, backing up, and cleaning the iPad.

  • Includes coverage of the latest iPad technologies, including iOS 5.1 and 4G LTE.

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a Glance
    4. Table of Contents
    5. Online Extras
    6. About the Author
    7. Dedication
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. We Want to Hear from You!
    10. Reader Services
    11. Learn More with Online Extras!
    12. 1. Please Touch: How the iPad Works
      1. The On/Off/Sleep/Wake Button
      2. Understanding the Buttons and Ports
      3. Controlling by Touch
      4. Using the Home Screen
    13. 2. Getting Started: Set Up and Sync Your iPad
      1. Setting Up and Syncing Your iPad
      2. Getting Music, Apps, and More at the iTunes Store
      3. iTunes Allowance: What It Is and Why Your Parents Should Give You One
      4. Lost and Found: Find My iPad
      5. Spotlight Search
    14. 3. It’s All Yours! Customizing Your iPad
      1. Changing the Wallpaper and Lock Screen
      2. Arranging Your Apps and Making Folders
      3. Customizing Your iPad’s Sounds
      4. Screen Brightness
    15. 4. Surf’s Up! Using the Internet
      1. The Two Kinds of iPads
      2. Let’s Go on Safari: Using the iPad Web Browser
      3. Why Some Sites and Videos Don’t Work
      4. Be Safe: On the Internet
      5. Awesome Apps
    16. 5. Talk to Me: Texting, Chatting, and Email
      1. Using Contacts
      2. Using Messages
      3. Finding Great Texting Apps
      4. Awesome Chat and Instant Messaging Apps
      5. Talk to Friends with Social Media
      6. Email
      7. Be Safe: Texting, Chatting, and Emailing
    17. 6. Get Ready for Your Close Up! It’s FaceTime!
      1. Setting Up FaceTime
      2. Skype: FaceTime for People Without FaceTime
      3. Be Safe: On FaceTime and Skype
    18. 7. Using Your iPad for School
      1. Writing and Printing on the iPad
      2. Writing Apps: Notes
      3. Writing Apps: Pages
      4. Using the Internet for Homework
    19. 8. Get Organized with Calendar and Reminders
      1. Using Calendar
      2. Using Reminders
    20. 9. E-books and iBooks
      1. Where to Find and Buy E-books
      2. Getting E-books from Amazon and Barnes & Noble
      3. Getting E-books from the Library
      4. Awesome Apps
      5. Getting Magazines and Newspapers with Newsstand
      6. Awesome Apps
    21. 10. Using Your iPad in Fourth Grade
      1. English/Language Arts
      2. Math
      3. Science
      4. History/Social Studies
      5. Music
      6. Art
      7. Foreign Language
    22. 11. Using Your iPad in Fifth Grade
      1. English/Language Arts
      2. Math
      3. Science
      4. History/Social Studies
      5. Music
      6. Art
      7. Foreign Language
    23. 12. Using Your iPad in Sixth Grade
      1. English/Language Arts
      2. Math
      3. Science
      4. History/Social Studies
      5. Music
      6. Art
      7. Foreign Language
    24. 13. Using Your iPad in Seventh Grade
      1. English/Language Arts
      2. Math
      3. Science
      4. History/Social Studies
      5. Music
      6. Art
      7. Foreign Language
    25. 14. Rock Out: Music on the iPad
      1. Getting Music for Your iPad
      2. Using the Music App
      3. Making and Using Playlists
      4. Listen Carefully: Protecting Your Hearing
      5. Awesome Apps
    26. 15. Lights, Camera, Action: Videos and Photos
      1. Watching Videos from YouTube or iTunes
      2. Using the iPad’s Cameras and Apps
      3. Using the Photos App
      4. Sharing Pictures and Video
      5. Be Safe: With Photos and Videos
      6. Awesome Apps
    27. 16. It’s Play Time: Gaming on the iPad
      1. Getting Games
      2. Using Game Center
      3. Be Safe: On Game Center
      4. Awesome Apps
    28. 17. Fixing Problems Yourself
      1. Restarting a Frozen iPad
      2. Make Your Battery Last Longer
      3. Finding a Lost iPad
      4. What to Do If Your iPad Gets Wet
      5. Backing Up Your iPad
      6. Redownloading from iCloud
    29. 18. Taking Care of Your iPad
      1. Keeping Your iPad Safe
      2. Caring for Your iPad
    30. Index