The Deuce and a Half iPad: An Educator's Guide for Bringing Discovery, Engagement, Understanding, and Creativity into Education by Carrie Thornthwaite

The Deuce and a Half iPad: An Educator's Guide for Bringing Discovery, Engagement, Understanding, and Creativity into Education

Book Title: The Deuce and a Half iPad: An Educator's Guide for Bringing Discovery, Engagement, Understanding, and Creativity into Education

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1475809379

Release Date: 2014-05-22

Author: Carrie Thornthwaite


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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 allows 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. Descriptions include ideas for using iPads in classrooms where each student owns an iPad, as well as where there is just a small number of iPads or even just a single device. The first chapter of this book specifically discusses how to promote discovery learning, engagement, understanding, and creativity in ways that enhance the learning experience of all students. Each subsequent chapter is dedicated to apps that have value to the following subject areas: mathematics, science, art, music, health and PE, ELL, and ESL. In consideration of education budgets, all the apps are free or low cost. The information in this book is appropriate for K12 teachers, university professors, media specialists, K12 administrators, parents, and students.