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From notepad to iPad : using apps and Web tools to engage a new generation of students

Gillispie, Matthew, author Save to your list

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  • Creator Matthew D. Gillispie
  • Format Books
  • Publication New York, NY : Routledge, 2014.
  • Physical Details
    • xvi, 191 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • ISBNs 9780415735339, 0415735335, 9780415732062, 0415732069, 9781315819266, 1315819260
  • OCLC ocn858778211


  • "This book is a one-stop-shop for secondary teachers looking to use iPads effectively in the classroom. The author provides a clear and practical overview of how to implement the technology, manage it, and use it successfully. Each chapter is full of tips and engaging classroom activities. Teachers at all levels of experience and comfort with technology will benefit from the ideas and resources in this book. Special Features: Screen shots and other visuals to help you use the recommended apps and websites; Strategies for managing technology use in the classroom; Lesson plans that effectively teach literacy and content through the use of technology; Connections to the Common Core State Standards; Samples of student work using iPads; Rubrics for a variety of suggested assignments"--


  • Includes bibliographical references.


  • Where to start and how to plan lessons -- Classroom management and essential rules for using iPads -- Redefining the teacher website -- Transforming writing with iPads -- Transforming reading with iPads -- Formative assessment, summative assessment, and gathering data -- Communication and collaboration with the iPad -- Transforming public speaking -- Differentiating instruction with iPads -- Looking forward