IOS in the Classroom

A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments

Author: Larry L. Lewis Jr.

Publisher: AFB Press

ISBN: 9780891287353

Category: Education

Page: 140

View: 8497

iOS in the Classroom is a fully illustrated step-by-step guide to teaching the use of the iPad running iOS 9 to students with visual impairments. The book explores the extensive accessibility options available, where to find them, and how to configure them. It delves into VoiceOver and Zoom, the use of external keyboards and refreshable braille displays, as well as a discussion on touch screen gestures and braille chord commands. Also included is information on finding and managing content, using the iPad for a range of online activities, and utilizing specific apps, all geared to enabling students with visual impairments to use the iPad for the same classroom tasks as their peers and ensuring their success in the classroom.

Deploying iPads in the Classroom

Planning, Installing, and Managing iPads in Schools and Colleges

Author: Guy Hart-Davis

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484229282

Category: Computers

Page: 552

View: 5646

Master the skills and knowledge to plan and execute a deployment of iPads that will suit your school and your classroom. This book helps you evaluate your various options for deploying iPads—from configuring the tablets manually, through using Apple Configurator for imaging tablets, to subscribing to the heavy-duty Apple School Manager web service—and then shows you how to put your chosen approach into practice. Step-by-step instructions and practical examples walk you through the key questions you need to answer to get the most from your IT investment and then show you how to turn your decisions into deeds. The iPad is a wonderful device for helping students to study more comfortably and learn more quickly. Apple’s popular tablet enables you to put in each student’s hands a full-power computer that enables her to access resources both on the school’s network and on the Internet; communicate via email, instant messaging, and video chat; and create digital content that she can submit effortlessly to your online marking system. Students love using the iPad—perhaps even more than teachers do! What You'll Learn Plan your iPad deployment and choose the right iPad models, accessories, and apps Image, configure, and deploy iPads in your classroom Review tips, tricks, and techniques for managing iPads and keeping your digital classroom running smoothly Who This Book Is For Teachers and IT administrators at schools or colleges, and administrators and organizers in other bodies that need to deploy iPads en masse to conference attendees or hotel visitors

An Educator's Guide to Using Minecraft® in the Classroom

Ideas, inspiration, and student projects for teachers

Author: Colin Gallagher

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133858022

Category: Games

Page: 288

View: 6420

Learn how educators are using Minecraft® as a powerful instructional tool to engage students and teach subjects as varied as math and humanities. This book offers ten classroom projects from teachers using Minecraft® to teach math, science, languages, and more. Each project includes learning objectives, project organization and tasks, and ideas for reflection and assessments. You’ll also find detailed instructions for setting up and running a Minecraft® server in the classroom, both the regular and the popular MinecraftEdu versions. In this book, you’ll discover What Minecraft® is and why it’s such an engaging tool for the classroom. How to set up and administer servers that students use for their projects. What MinecraftEdu is, how to set up and manage it, and how to use its teacher controls. Techniques for using the game in special-education settings. Step-by-step instructions for printing 3D models of your classroom projects. Ways to use the game in a variety of different subject areas. You’ll find essential advice and captivating projects for using Minecraft® to enhance students’ learning experience from educators using Minecraft® in the Classroom: Shane Asselstine, Dan Bloom, André Chercka, Adam Clarke, Stephen Elford, Colin Gallagher, David Lee, John Miller, Eric Walker, and James York. Minecraft® is a trademark of Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB. This book is not affiliated with or sponsored by Mojang Synergies/Notch Development AB.

Ipads in Higher Education

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on the Use of IPads in Higher Education (ihe2014)

Author: Nicos Souleles,Claire Pillar

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 1443883093

Category: Education, Higher

Page: 320

View: 965


ELT in Asia in the Digital Era: Global Citizenship and Identity

Proceedings of the 15th Asia TEFL and 64th TEFLIN International Conference on English Language Teaching, July 13-15, 2017, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Author: Suwarsih Madya,Fuad Abdul Hamied,Willy A. Renandya,Christine Coombe,Yazid Basthomi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351217046

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 578

View: 5193

This proceedings book captures a wide range of timely themes for readers to be able to foresee the digital era's impact on English teaching in non-English speaking countries. English used in the global environment, the frequent mobile communication, and the use of AI-based translators are bringing about dramatic changes in our English language learning and teaching. Who can provide us the wisdom to know what to do? Those scholars going through these complex environmental changes! A collection of puzzle pieces may bring us a better contour for the future than a perfectly edited book. It's indeed a pleasure reading these insightful pieces to gain wisdom for the future of ELT practices in global contexts.

iPad in Education For Dummies

Author: Sam Gliksman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118946995

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 1005

The easy way to effectively implement iPads in the classroom The iPad is a natural fit for education in the 21st century, and this hands-on guide shows you just how to implement it in your educational institution. iPad in Education For Dummies serves as a roadmap for the device's successful use as an education tool—from both a personal and institutional perspective. It examines why the iPad is a perfect fit for contemporary educational needs, how to purchase and deploy them within an organization, and outlines best practices, tools, and apps for their educational use across all curricula and grade levels. A cross between a powerful computer, iPod, game console, and e-reader, the iPad is an ultraportable—and ultra cool—touch device from Apple. In 2013, the iPad was deployed in Chicago Public Schools, LA Unified School district, Oxnard School District in California, and Raleigh County Public Schools in West Virginia, to name a few. In this new edition of iPad in Education For Dummies, you'll find the latest coverage of interactive media and augmented reality apps, creating and publishing class books and textbooks, moving from lectures to interactive classroom presentations, setting up digital student profiles, and much more. Includes up-to-date coverage of Apple's iPad hardware and iOS software Covers managing classroom workflow challenges, including how to distribute, share, collaborate, and collect digital documents Written by one of the foremost authorities on iPad deployments in schools Provides clear information on what decisions you need to make to deploy and use the iPad effectively in the classroom If you're a school administrator, teacher, or educational IT specialist who is considering deploying the iPad in the classroom, this handy guide has everything to set you up for success.

Learning Music with GarageBand on the iPad

The Essential Classroom Guide to Music Production, Performance, and Education with iOS Devices

Author: Floyd Richmond

Publisher: Alfred Music

ISBN: 1470624028

Category: Music

Page: 136

View: 2252

This essential guide to GarageBand on iPad and iOS devices is your foundation for learning music production in the classroom. Written by Dr. Floyd Richmond, noted iPad music expert and the president of TI:ME (Technology Institute for Music Educators), Learning Music with GarageBand on the iPad provides instant insight and wisdom through Dr. Richmond's many years of experience. With this book, students will be able to create music on a higher level than ever before regardless of the depth of their previous musical training. Included are over 20GBs of supporting downloadable materials to make any learning experience a success. Recording * Record digital audio * Record MIDI and virtual instruments * Record wherever your iOS device goes Performing with Smart Instruments * Perform in numerous styles for each instrument (keys, guitar, bass, percussion) * Perform with authentic musical gestures (keyboard arpeggiator, string articulations) * Perform chords of your choosing Teaching and Learning * Create iPad ensembles * Perform solos with included accompaniments * Create loop-based compositions

iPads in the Classroom

A Development of a Taxonomy for the Use of Tablets in Schools

Author: Sabrina Huber

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3844888446

Category: Computers

Page: 108

View: 9817

The current media landscape is changing and growing at a fast pace which is increasingly affecting the school sector. Numerous schools all over the world have already focused on the value added to lessons by tablet computers, such as Apple’s iPad. A myriad of learning applications and ways to transfer subject matters are provided on and through such devices. However, at the present time, there is little experience with respect to the didactically reasonable inclusion of tablets in schools. Therefore, the motivation of this book, which is based on a diploma thesis, is to provide a general overview of the didactical integration of tablets, in this case, Apple’s iPad. Within a field experiment educational apps are being tested and evaluated according to the Austrian curriculum for foreign languages as well as iOS Human Interface Guidelines that focus on user interface and user experience.

Brilliant Ideas for Using ICT in the Classroom

A very practical guide for teachers and lecturers

Author: Matt Jarvis

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136180745

Category: Education

Page: 186

View: 1319

Brilliant Ideas for Using ICT in the Classroom is a totally practical, hands-on guide to using ICT in and around the classroom for all secondary school teachers and lecturers in post-compulsory education. Assuming no prior expertise, it centres on software and resources that are free or very low cost, and offers step-by-step guidance and creative ideas to improve the experience and engagement of your students. With a focus on what tools to use, what educational need they satisfy and how to incorporate them into good pedagogy, key topics covered include: Effective use of presentation technologies Using, producing and sharing multimedia Interactive whiteboards and related technologies Using Web 2.0 technologies Mobile learning Supporting diverse student needs through technology. Brilliant Ideas for Using ICT in the Classroom puts equal emphasis on both technical and pedagogical issues, making it the ideal companion whatever your ICT or e-learning needs. Catering equally well for Windows, Mac and Linux users, this book is designed to give you all the confidence you need to start teaching brilliantly with ICT.

Scoring Rubrics in the Classroom

Using Performance Criteria for Assessing and Improving Student Performance

Author: Judith Arter,Jay McTighe

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9780761975755

Category: Education

Page: 189

View: 5425

This book offers a practical approach to assessing challenging but necessary performance tasks like creative writing, "real-world" research projects, and cooperative group activities.

Comics machen

Author: Scott McCloud

Publisher: CARLSEN Verlag

ISBN: 3551786496

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 272

View: 6606

Nach dem sich Scott McCloud in seinen ersten beiden Büchern »Comics richtig lesen« und »Comics neu erfinden« der Theorie und der Zukunft des Mediums Comic gewidmet hat, wendet er sich nun den praktischen Dingen zu. »Comics machen« schildert in gewohnt profunder und amüsanter Weise den Prozess des Comic-Schaffens. Hier lernt man alles über... - die Wahl des richtigen Bildausschnitts, um eine klare und stringente Geschichte zu erzählen. - die Aufteilung einer Seite, um den besten Lesefluss zu ermöglichen. - die gelungene Komposition von Texten und Bildern. - die Schaffung neuer und interessanter Figuren. - den Gebrauch von Körpersprache, Gestik und Mimik, um den Figuren Leben einzuhauchen. - die Schaffung vielfältiger und glaubhafter Welten, in denen die Leser sich verlieren können. - die richtigen Zeichenwerkzeuge. - die verschiedenen Comicstile und Genres. Dieses Buch ist ein umfassender Wegweiser für alle, die selbst Comics machen wollen. Ganz gleich ob sie für Comics, Manga oder Graphic Novels schwärmen, ob sie zeichnen, Geschichten schreiben oder beides verbinden wollen.

Assistive Technology in the Classroom

Enhancing the School Experiences of Students with Disabilities

Author: Amy G. Dell,Deborah A. Newton,Jerry G. Petroff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780134170411

Category: Educational technology

Page: 336

View: 1953

NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the loose-leaf version. This up-to-date book shows how assistive technology can be used in all kinds of classrooms, at all grade levels, to enhance the teaching and learning of students with a wide range of disabilities. The emphasis is on the integration of assistive technology into the curriculum. It addresses the challenges teachers face when using assistive technology to teach new skills to students with disabilities, to increase their independence and productivity, and to provide them with access to the general education curriculum. The text discusses disability categories within the context of school-related tasks and technology-based solutions to avoid misleading readers into simply pairing a certain diagnosis with a certain tech tool. The new edition of Assistive Technology in the Classroom keeps readers abreast of relevant new developments in mobile devices and assistive technology through a new chapter on how to use assistive technology to create visual supports and promote positive behavior, chapter updates on available mobile devices, expanded information on Universal Design for Learning, and additional ideas and discussion on how to match technology tools to a student's specific needs and strengths. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0134170415 / 9780134170411 Assistive Technology in the Classroom: Enhancing the School Experiences of Students with Disabilities, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134170741 / 9780134170749 Assistive Technology in the Classroom: Enhancing the Experiences of Students with Disabilities, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card 013427699X / 9780134276991 Assistive Technology in the Classroom: Enhancing the School Experiences of Students with Disabilities, Loose-Leaf Version

Lebe nach deinen eigenen Regeln

10 Schritte zum unkonventionellen Denken

Author: Vishen Lakhiani

Publisher: Ullstein Buchverlage

ISBN: 3843715629

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 352

View: 774

Was, wenn all unsere Ideen und Konzepte von Liebe, Spiritualität, Arbeit und Glück auf falschen Regeln basieren? Vishen Lakhiani, der Shootingstar im Bereich Persönlichkeitsentwicklung, zeigt, wie wir lernen können, unkonventionell zu denken. Er verbindet moderne Spiritualität, methodisches Denken, Ideenreichtum und Humor zu einem revolutionären 10-Punkte-Programm für ein neues, gesteigertes Verständnis des menschlichen Selbst. So kann jeder sein volles Potential entfalten und ein glückliches und außergewöhnliches Leben führen. Dieses Buch stellt bestehende Normen auf den Kopf und erklärt, wie man ein Leben nach ganz eigenen Maßstäben führt. Es ebnet den Weg zu kreativer Selbstverwirklichung.

Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom

Author: Brenda K. Scheuermann,Judy A. Hall

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133958868

Category: Education

Page: 480

View: 2851

Note: This is the loose-leaf version of Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with the loose-leaf version, use ISBN 0133803252. In the new edition of Positive Behavioral Supports for the Classroom, pre- and in-service regular and special education classroom teachers get the latest in research and practice from the field of positive behavior interventions and support, with foundational principles and practices from applied behavior analysis. The book’s emphasis is on a multi-tiered system of support for developing positive behaviors in children and youth, preventing challenging behaviors, and managing challenging behaviors efficiently and effectively school-wide, in classrooms, and for individual students. A wide variety of concepts and techniques are covered, ranging from the most basic through advanced. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video, activities, and implementation guides. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. * The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Mobile Learning for All

Supporting Accessibility With the iPad

Author: Luis Perez

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1483331040

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 2680

Make learning more accessible with your iPad! All students—including those with special needs—can benefit from having options for how they access curricular information. The good news is that help is readily available on your iPad! With this engaging, all-in-one resource from an Apple Distinguished Educator, you’ll gain a practical toolkit to empower all of your students. Here you’ll find: Step-by-step instructions, tips, and practice activities for using your iPad in conjunction with Universal Design for Learning guidelines Discussion and reviews of more than 150 applications Access to more than 20 video tutorials, through QR codes located throughout the book

3D-Druck für Dummies

Author: Kalani Kirk Hausman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527687661

Category: Computers

Page: 424

View: 3396

Dem 3D-Druck geh?rt die Zukunft und somit all jenen, die sich jetzt schon damit besch?ftigen und entsprechende Gesch?ftsideen entwickeln. Kalani K. Hausman und Richard Horne liefern Ihnen daf?r alle Informationen, die Sie brauchen: angefangen bei den unterschiedlichen Typen von 3D-Druckern ?ber die verschiedenen Methoden des Modellentwurfs mittels Software, 3D-Scanner oder Photogrammetrie bis zu den Materialien wie Plastik, Beton, Wachs, Glas, Metall oder Schokolade. Lernen Sie die vielf?ltigen Einsatzm?glichkeiten des 3D-Drucks kennen, ob im medizinischen Bereich (k?nstliche Organe, Prothesen), in der Herstellung von Waren wie Kleidung, Spielzeug und M?beln oder sogar in der Lebensmittelindustrie. Drucken Sie Prototypen Ihres Produkts, um es vor der Produktion zu perfektionieren, und bauen Sie Ihren eigenen sich selbst druckenden 3D-Drucker!

Erinnerungen

Author: Hans Dietrich Genscher

Publisher: Siedler Verlag

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 1086

View: 9585