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Teaching with iPad How-To

Book Description

Use your iPad creatively for everyday teaching tasks in schools and universities

  • 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

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.

Table of Contents

  1. Teaching with iPad How-To
    1. Teaching with iPad How-To
    2. Credits
    3. About the Authors
    4. About the Reviewer
    5. www.PacktPub.com
      1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
        1. Why Subscribe?
        2. Free Access for Packt account holders
    6. Preface
      1. What this book covers
      2. What you need for this book
      3. Who this book is for
      4. Conventions
      5. Reader feedback
      6. Customer support
        1. Errata
        2. Piracy
        3. Questions
    7. 1. Teaching with iPad How-To
      1. Planning your lessons (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
      2. Keeping your notes (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Creating notes via e-mail
          2. Making handwritten notes searchable
      3. Creating presentations and charts (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Accessing your presentations everywhere
          2. Magic Move
          3. Other chart-making apps
      4. Carrying your textbooks (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Top K-12 publishers are on iBooks
          2. iCloud sync
      5. Recording attendance and student profiles (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Teacher's Assistant Pro to log student behavior
      6. Making quick references (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. WordWeb: the free offline dictionary
          2. Encyclopedia Britannica
      7. Using projectors and interacting (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Apple TV
          2. Troubleshooting
      8. Connecting with your subject (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. The Molecules app for chemistry
          2. Search for your subject
      9. Creating and managing timetables (Must know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it...
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Timetable Pad
      10. Interactive books for kids (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it…
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Interactive touch books for kids
          2. Stand-alone interactive books
      11. Educating students with special needs (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it…
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Proloquo2Go and SpeechTree
      12. Teaching art, craft, and practical skills (Should know)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it…
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Aids for art teaching
      13. Teaching music on iPad (Advanced)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it…
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Creating music for dance
          2. Recreating the KORG MS-20
      14. Teaching using 3D resources (Advanced)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it…
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Visible Body 3D Human Anatomy Atlas
      15. Publishing your learning material (Advanced)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it…
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Publishing your book
      16. Learning iPad tips and tricks (Advanced)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it…
        3. How it works...
      17. iTunes U (Advanced)
        1. Getting ready
        2. How to do it…
        3. How it works...
        4. There's more...
          1. Creating your own course