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Not a Toy, but a Tool : An Educator's Guide for Understanding and Using iPads

By: Thornthwaite, Carrie.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : R&L Education, 2014Description: 1 online resource (199 p.).ISBN: 9781475809411.Subject(s): Computer-assisted instruction | iPad (Computer) | Tablet computersGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Not a Toy, but a Tool : An Educator’s Guide for Understanding and Using iPadsDDC classification: 379.294 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 01. Not a Toy, but a Tool!; Chapter 02. Apps and Techniques for All Subject Areas; Chapter 03. Apps and Techniques for All Subject Areas, Part 2; Chapter 04. Teaching Language Arts with the iPad; Chapter 05. Teaching Social Studies with the iPad; Chapter 06. Teaching Foreign Languages with the iPad; References; Index; About the Author
Summary: iPads are powerful tools for engaging students, encouraging creativity, stimulating critical thinking, and making significant strides in learning. This book is part of a two book set that will allow educators to realize the full potential of the iPad. Over 200 highly rated apps are covered with specific ideas for classroom activities and teaching strategies.
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Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 01. Not a Toy, but a Tool!; Chapter 02. Apps and Techniques for All Subject Areas; Chapter 03. Apps and Techniques for All Subject Areas, Part 2; Chapter 04. Teaching Language Arts with the iPad; Chapter 05. Teaching Social Studies with the iPad; Chapter 06. Teaching Foreign Languages with the iPad; References; Index; About the Author

iPads are powerful tools for engaging students, encouraging creativity, stimulating critical thinking, and making significant strides in learning. This book is part of a two book set that will allow educators to realize the full potential of the iPad. Over 200 highly rated apps are covered with specific ideas for classroom activities and teaching strategies.

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Dr. Carrie Thornthwaite has served as a College of Education professor for 16 years at Lipscomb University, in Nashville, TN. Previously, she worked for 13 years as a high school physics and mathematics teacher in both private and public schools. Her passion has always been to use activities that promote discovery, engagement, understanding, and creativity in ways that enhance the learning experience of all students.

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