iPad Enhancing Learning and Communication for Students with Special Needs Second Edition

iPad  Enhancing Learning and Communication for Students with Special Needs  Second Edition
Author: Brian Friedlander,Christine Besko-Maughan
Publsiher: National Professional Resources Inc
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2022
ISBN: 1938539222
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

iPad Enhancing Learning and Communication for Students with Special Needs Second Edition Book Excerpt:

The iPad by Apple is one of the most popular personal computing devices of all time. This tablet (available in several sizes) offers the best combination of features of any tablet on the market. Not only is the iPad now ubiquitous many in homes and in the workplace, but in many schools as well. The device’s ease-of-use, functionality, huge number of available apps, and multisensory design has made it a favorite of educators working with general and special education students. If you are just getting started with the iPad, this reference guide will serve as a valuable resource for learning how to integrate this technology into classroom instruction. It will also will help you pick out some of the leading apps in the marketplace that enhance both learning and communication for students with diverse learning styles and those who have limited functional communication abilities. This revised, second edition (2019) identifies ways of integrating the iPad and education apps into the classroom to reach students with diverse learning styles, including those with special needs such as speech and language delay, executive function disorders, communication impairments, autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder, cognitive impairments, and multiple disabilities. The authors Identify some of the best apps for enhancing communication development and social skills, and offers guidance on how to use these programs with students;Review the features of the iPad, including built-in accessibility settings, and recommends useful peripherals;Recommend apps that will help students with diverse needs in specific topical areas, including science, reading, writing, math, and social studies/history, as well as organization;Provide 20 practical classroom activities using the iPad.

Mobile Learning for All

Mobile Learning for All
Author: Luis Perez
Publsiher: Corwin Press
Total Pages: 248
Release: 2013-05-09
ISBN: 1483331040
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mobile Learning for All Book Excerpt:

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

Keeping Up with Emerging Technologies Best Practices for Information Professionals

Keeping Up with Emerging Technologies  Best Practices for Information Professionals
Author: Nicole Hennig
Publsiher: ABC-CLIO
Total Pages: 177
Release: 2017-06-21
ISBN: 1440854416
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Keeping Up with Emerging Technologies Best Practices for Information Professionals Book Excerpt:

The ever-increasing acceleration of technological change demands that today's information professionals and educators not only be constantly acquiring new knowledge and skills, but also that they cultivate the ability to make sound judgments on which technologies to embrace. If you are grappling with information overload and wondering how you can keep up, this guide is for you. • Helps information specialists create a strategy for keeping up with new technologies and for making informed judgments on which technologies to test and integrate into library services • Provides ideas for designing curriculum for an education technology specialist career track in library school • Gives those who are preparing to interview for a technology specialist position a reliable guide for professional growth • Identifies which types of resources are most helpful for keeping up with new technologies

Storytelling Special Needs and Disabilities

Storytelling  Special Needs and Disabilities
Author: Nicola Grove
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2021-12-31
ISBN: 100050638X
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Storytelling Special Needs and Disabilities Book Excerpt:

Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this innovative and wide-ranging book shows how storytelling can open new worlds for individuals with special educational needs and disabilities. Providing a highly accessible combination of theory and practice, the contributors to this book define their own approaches to inclusive storytelling, describing the principles and theory that underpin their practice, whilst never losing sight of the joy at the heart of their work. Topics include therapeutic storytelling; language and communication; interactive and multi-sensory storytelling; and technology. Each chapter includes top tips, and signposts further training for practitioners who want to start using stories in their own work, making this book a crucial and comprehensive guide to storytelling practice with diverse learners. This new edition: · has been fully updated to reflect the way in which this field of storytelling has grown and developed · uses a broad range of chapters, structured in a way that guides the reader through the conceptualisation of a storytelling approach towards its practical application · includes an additional chapter, sharing the lived experiences of storytellers who identify as having a disability. Full of inspiring ideas to be used with people of all ages and with a range of needs, this book will be an invaluable tool for education professionals, as well as therapists, youth workers, counsellors and theatre practitioners working in special education.

The Business of iPhone and iPad App Development

The Business of iPhone and iPad App Development
Author: Dave Wooldridge,Michael Schneider
Publsiher: Apress
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2011-08-18
ISBN: 143023301X
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Business of iPhone and iPad App Development Book Excerpt:

The phenomenal success of the iPhone, iPad and the iPod touch has ushered in a “gold rush” for developers, but with well over 300,000 apps in the highly competitive App Store, it has become increasingly difficult for new apps to stand out in the crowd. Achieving consumer awareness and sales longevity for your iOS app requires a lot of organization and some strategic planning. Updated and expanded for iOS 4, this bestselling book will show you how to incorporate marketing and business savvy into every aspect of the design and development process, giving your app the best possible chance of succeeding in the App Store. The Business of iPhone and iPad App Development was written by experienced developers with business backgrounds, taking you step-by-step through cost effective marketing techniques that have proven successful for professional iOS app creators—perfect for independent developers on shoestring budgets. No prior business knowledge is required. This is the book you wish you had read before you launched your first app!

Computers Helping People with Special Needs

Computers Helping People with Special Needs
Author: Klaus Miesenberger,Deborah Fels,Dominique Archambault,Petr Penaz,Wolfgang Zagler
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2014-06-26
ISBN: 3319085999
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Computers Helping People with Special Needs Book Excerpt:

The two-volume set LNCS 8547 and 8548 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, ICCHP 2014, held in Paris, France, in July 2014. The 132 revised full papers and 55 short papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 362 submissions. The papers included in the second volume are organized in the following topical sections: tactile graphics and models for blind people and recognition of shapes by touch; mobility support and accessible tourism; smart and assistive environments: ambient assisted living (AAL); text entry for accessible computing; people with motor and mobility disabilities: AT and accessibility; assistive technology: service and practice; ICT-based learning technologies for disabled and non-disabled people; universal learning design: methodology; universal learning design: hearing impaired and deaf people; universal learning design: sign language in education; sign language transcription, recognition and generation; universal learning design: accessibility and AT; differentiation, individualisation and influencing factors in ICT-assisted learning for people with special needs; developing accessible teaching and learning materials within a user centred design framework and using mobile technologies to support individuals with special needs in educational environments.

Assistive Technology Principles and Applications for Communication Disorders and Special Education

Assistive Technology  Principles and Applications for Communication Disorders and Special Education
Author: Oliver Wendt
Publsiher: BRILL
Total Pages: 575
Release: 2011-10-06
ISBN: 1780522959
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Assistive Technology Principles and Applications for Communication Disorders and Special Education Book Excerpt:

Provides readers with knowledge of practical applications, theoretical models, services and evidence-based solutions in the areas of assistive technology (AT) and augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). This book equips practicing clinicians, educators and students with the necessary background to use AT and AAC with their clients.

When VR Serious Games Meet Special Needs Education

When VR Serious Games Meet Special Needs Education
Author: Yiyu Cai,Qi Cao
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 217
Release: 2021-05-04
ISBN: 9813369426
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When VR Serious Games Meet Special Needs Education Book Excerpt:

This book presents selected research and development on virtual reality (VR) and serious games (SG) applications to assist children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in their learning of different skills. Children with ASD have challenges to learn skills of learning, living, and working, due to their cognitive and behavioral limitations. The authors and their research teams of this book have many years’ research experience developing innovative and interactive VR and SG technology for the special needs education. More specifically, several VR serious games are designed to train children with ASD on learning skill, life skill, and job skill. Such games are often developed based on the needs of special education and used by special needs schools in Singapore. This book is a useful resource for students, scholars, and designers of learning material who want to embrace VR and SG for children with ASD.

iPad in Education For Dummies

iPad in Education For Dummies
Author: Sam Gliksman
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2014-09-30
ISBN: 1118946995
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

iPad in Education For Dummies Book Excerpt:

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.

Special Teaching For Special Needs Methods Courses

Special Teaching For Special Needs Methods   Courses
Author: John Boom
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 58
Release: 2017-10-30
ISBN: 1387331922
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Special Teaching For Special Needs Methods Courses Book Excerpt:

Special teaching for special needs has methods and courses for teaching those with reading and understanding issues. Taking kids out of the two dimensional world and teaching them in the interactive three dimensional world. Suitable for all ages and for those that has trouble learning through regular teaching methods. This is a common sense approach of teaching those that are passing through the education system that can't grasp regular teaching methods. This helps and makes kids ""ready to learn"" by a different way of teaching and getting results where many others may have failed. The methods can also be used for home schooling. We recommend all schools use modules of this type of teaching with their regular programs. These teaching methods can be used in regular and special needs schools and can help many kids with learning and understanding issues. It helps kids learn and retain information. Many kids will finally understand what they're being taught by using these interactive 3D teaching methods.

Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies Applications and Management

Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies  Applications  and Management
Author: Khosrow-Pour D.B.A., Mehdi
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 950
Release: 2020-07-10
ISBN: 1799834778
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies Applications and Management Book Excerpt:

As technology and technological advancements become a more prevalent and essential aspect of daily and business life, educational institutions must keep pace in order to maintain relevance and retain their ability to adequately prepare students for their lives beyond education. Such institutions and their leaders are seeking relevant strategies for the implementation and effective use of new and upcoming technologies and leadership strategies to best serve students and educators within educational settings. As traditional education methods become more outdated, strategies to supplement and bolster them through technology and effective management become essential to the success of institutions and programs. The Handbook of Research on Modern Educational Technologies, Applications, and Management is an all-encompassing two-volume scholarly reference comprised of 58 original and previously unpublished research articles that provide cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research and expert insights on advancing technologies used in educational settings as well as current strategies for administrative and leadership roles in education. Covering a wide range of topics including but not limited to community engagement, educational games, data management, and mobile learning, this publication provides insights into technological advancements with educational applications and examines forthcoming implementation strategies. These strategies are ideal for teachers, instructional designers, curriculum developers, educational software developers, and information technology specialists looking to promote effective learning in the classroom through cutting-edge learning technologies, new learning theories, and successful leadership tactics. Administrators, educational leaders, educational policymakers, and other education professionals will also benefit from this publication by utilizing the extensive research on managing educational institutions and providing valuable training and professional development initiatives as well as implementing the latest administrative technologies. Additionally, academicians, researchers, and students in areas that include but are not limited to educational technology, academic leadership, mentorship, learning environments, and educational support systems will benefit from the extensive research compiled within this publication.

Gamification Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Gamification  Concepts  Methodologies  Tools  and Applications
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 2211
Release: 2015-03-31
ISBN: 1466682019
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gamification Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications Book Excerpt:

Serious games provide a unique opportunity to engage students more fully than traditional teaching approaches. Understanding the best way to utilize games and play in an educational setting is imperative for effectual learning in the twenty-first century. Gamification: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications investigates the use of games in education, both inside and outside of the classroom, and how this field once thought to be detrimental to student learning can be used to augment more formal models. This four-volume reference work is a premier source for educators, administrators, software designers, and all stakeholders in all levels of education.

Crayons and iPads

Crayons and iPads
Author: Debra Harwood
Publsiher: SAGE
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2017-04-24
ISBN: 1473927137
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crayons and iPads Book Excerpt:

Crayons and iPads examines the use of digital technology in the early stages of child development, and the way in which learning techniques have evolved in classrooms across the world. Harwood explores how tablets can be used to provoke, ignite and excite children’s interest in the world around them, performing as accessible learning and instructional tools, and argues that it is through this engagement with technology that new discoveries are made and learning takes place. Guiding readers through research-based insights into children’s thinking, interactions and being, Crayons and iPads offers an important starting point upon which to build play and inquiry-based learning opportunities within early learning programs, and will appeal to both educators and researchers across child development, early years education, and digital literacy.

Human Computer Interfaces and Interactivity Emergent Research and Applications

Human Computer Interfaces and Interactivity  Emergent Research and Applications
Author: Isaías, Pedro
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2014-06-30
ISBN: 1466662298
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Computer Interfaces and Interactivity Emergent Research and Applications Book Excerpt:

In more ways than one, assistive technologies can have a profound impact on humans and their operations within society. Understanding these emerging technologies is crucial to their effective use in improving human lives. Human-Computer Interfaces and Interactivity: Emergent Research and Applications aims to address the main issues of interest within the culture and design of interactive systems for individuals living with disabilities. This premier reference work addresses a range of approaches including, but not limited to, the conceptual, technological, and design issues related to human-computer interaction, issues of interest to a range of individuals including academics, university teachers, researchers, post-graduate students, public and private institutions, and HCI developers and researchers.

Technology Supported Interventions for Students With Special Needs in the 21st Century

Technology Supported Interventions for Students With Special Needs in the 21st Century
Author: Liu, Xiongyi,Wachira, Patrick
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 289
Release: 2022-03-18
ISBN: 1799889343
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Technology Supported Interventions for Students With Special Needs in the 21st Century Book Excerpt:

Groundbreaking innovations have paved the way for new assistive approaches to support students with special needs. New technological innovations such as smart mobile devices and apps, wearable devices, web-based monitoring and support systems, artificial intelligence, and more are changing the way in which care and support can be given to students with special needs. These technologies range from encouraging self-care and independent living to supporting the completion of academic work, accommodating cognitive disabilities, or even supporting communication and socialization. The applications of assistive technologies are widespread and diverse in the ways in which the technology itself can be utilized and the people it can support. The increasing developments in technology are bringing in a new way of interventions for all types of students with diverse special needs in the modern educational atmosphere. Technology-Supported Interventions for Students With Special Needs in the 21st Century covers effective assistive modern technologies for overcoming specific challenges encountered by students with special needs for promoting their learning and development, educational attainment, social engagement, self-sufficiency, and quality of life. This book presents an overview of contemporary assistive tools and approaches integrated with digital technologies for students with special needs; shares findings of cutting-edge research on using digital technologies; provides evidence-based digital technology-facilitated tools and strategies for effective diagnosis, treatment, educational intervention, and care of students with special needs; and identifies promising areas and directions for future innovations, applications, and research. It is ideal for classroom teachers, special educators, educational technologists, intervention specialists, medical professionals, caregivers, administrators, policymakers, teacher educators, researchers, academicians, and students interested in the use of assistive technologies for students with special needs in the digital era.

Music Sound and Vibration in Special Education

Music  Sound and Vibration in Special Education
Author: Ange Anderson
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2021-06-28
ISBN: 1000398536
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Music Sound and Vibration in Special Education Book Excerpt:

This book provides practical guidance on how to successfully incorporate music, sound and vibration into your special school, exploring the rich benefits that musical opportunities offer for children with physical, mental health and learning disabilities. Music has been shown to improve mood, lift depression, improve blood flow and even ease pain, whilst musical interventions can encourage communication and enable relaxation. This book explores the physical, cognitive and mental health benefits of music use in special schools, introducing therapies and innovations that can be adapted for use in your own specialist setting. Key features include: • Chapters exploring a range of music therapies and technologies that allow all students to access the benefits of music, sound and vibration, from one-to-one therapeutic music sessions to vibro-acoustic therapy and sing and sign • Case studies and anecdotes showcasing the innovative ways that special schools are using music, and providing concrete examples of how to deliver, record and access music provision • Photocopiable policies, risk assessments and links to useful resources Written by an author with a wealth of experience in special education, this book is essential reading for all those working in specialist settings or with children with SEND.

iPad and iPad Pro For Dummies

iPad and iPad Pro For Dummies
Author: Edward C. Baig,Bob LeVitus,Bryan Chaffin
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2020-07-14
ISBN: 111974900X
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

iPad and iPad Pro For Dummies Book Excerpt:

The A to Z guide to getting the most from your iPad Your iPad is a magical piece of technology connecting you to the rest of the world pretty much anytime and anywhere. Super thin and (well, almost) light as a feather, it allows you to keep up with your day to day duties, stay in touch with family and friends, catch up with work, relax with books and movies, or even create your own works of art! Given all it’s capable of, it’s essential to have a guide to help you make the most of your device. The latest edition of iPad and iPad Pro for Dummies helps users of all experience levels navigate this amazing looking glass. Assuming no prior knowledge, it takes you from the basics—including getting to know the iPad and adding useful accessories such as keyboards and pencils—to setting up email, connecting with other devices, maintaining files, and researching and installing the best apps for you. Discover the simple steps to get up and running Make your iPad work better and faster for you Explore the features of the brand new iPadOS Get easy fixes to common problems Pick up your copy today and find out just how sweet life in Apple tablet form can be!

The New iPad Fully Loaded

The New iPad Fully Loaded
Author: Alan Hess
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2012-05-14
ISBN: 1118330471
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New iPad Fully Loaded Book Excerpt:

Special Teaching For Special Needs

Special Teaching For Special Needs
Author: John Boom
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 46
Release: 2016-07
ISBN: 1365218333
Category: Education
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Special Teaching For Special Needs Book Excerpt:

Special teaching for special needs is about taking kids out of the two dimensional world and teaching them in the interactive three dimensional world. My "Special Teaching For Special Needs" methods can be used by teachers, parents and carers alike for special needs kids and those that may have trouble learning by regular teaching methods. And also for some of those borderline kids that just pass through the school education system. This could help thousands of kids around the world with learning issues. Test the methods yourself as sometimes it gets results in just minutes where regular teaching has received very little. It can make a massive difference for some kids that had trouble with understanding and speaking. It's a huge breakthrough for many kids with learning issues.

My iPad mini covers iOS 7

My iPad mini  covers iOS 7
Author: Gary Rosenzweig
Publsiher: Que Publishing
Total Pages: 99998
Release: 2013-11-12
ISBN: 0133442454
Category: Computers
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

My iPad mini covers iOS 7 Book Excerpt:

Covers iOS 7 Step-by-step instructions with callouts to iPad mini photos that show you exactly what to do. Help when you run into iPad mini problems or limitations. Tips and Notes to help you get the most from your iPad mini. Full-color, step-by-step tasks walk you through getting and keeping your iPad mini working just the way you want. Learn how to: • Connect your iPad mini to your Wi-Fi and 3G/4G LTE networks • Use Control Center to control frequently used settings • Use Siri to control your iPad mini or get information by speaking commands • Use iCloud to keep everything current between all your iOS devices (and even your Mac), including music, photos, emails, and more • Surf the Web, and send and receive email • Download and install apps to make your iPad mini even more useful • Secure your iPad mini • Record and edit video using iMovie for iPad mini • Take photos, and then edit them using iPhoto for iPad mini • Use AirDrop to share files and information with other iOS devices in your vicinity • Manage your contacts, and then connect with others using Messaging • Use iTunes to manage and sync iPad mini content with your computer • Use FaceTime and Skype to stay connected with friends and family, or to conduct video conferences • Use Pages, Numbers, and Keynote to create document, spreadsheets, and presentations