While the iPad and iPad 2 are known for their entertainment aspects, such as watching videos, listening to music and viewing photos, they can be used for educational purposes as well. The iPad for Kids: Using the iPad to Play and Learn (1st Edition) from Cengage Course Technology transforms the iPad and iPad 2 into devices that can be used to teach children in nearly any environment. This ability to teach anywhere opens up a wide range of knowledge for children at any time.
The iPad has apps that are specifically designed to build skills in math, reading and writing. This book sorts through the thousands in the app store and highlights the best educational apps that are available. Many of the apps featured in this book are free while a few cost no more than $10.
- Author Bio
- Brian Proffitt is a technology expert who writes for a number of publications, including Linux.com and ITWorld. He is the author of 20 consumer technology works, including Take Your iPad to Work. His online works are read daily by nearly a half million people
- Easy Instructions
- Proffitt's step-by-step approach aids parents in finding and choosing the best, age-appropriate educational and "edutainment" apps for their children, regardless of their familiarity with the device
- Classroom Opportunities
- iPad for Kids also coaches educators and teachers on the appropriate classroom use of iPads in a group learning environment