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Learning on The Go: How to Personalize Education with the iPad

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Author(s)

Luis F. Pérez, PhD

Date

2018

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About the Book

The iPad is a powerful educational device—versatile, mobile, flexible, and accessible to all learners, including those with disabilities. A huge number of up-to-date applications exponentially lift its value as a teaching and learning tool. In Learning on the Go: How to Personalize Education with the iPad, Luis Pérez provides savvy tips and strategies to turn the iPad’s transformative potential into effective classroom practice.

Throughout the book you’ll also find QR codes leading to the companion website with a wealth of additional resources including student activities, multimedia examples, further readings, and much more.

Learning on the Go: How to Personalize Education with the iPad is available in paperback ($16.99, 96 pages, ISBN: 9781930583245) and accessible EPUB ($16.99, ISBN: 9781930583252) format.

Learning on the Go is the first title in the CAST Skinny Books™ series. Visit the Skinny Books page to learn more!

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Luis F. Pérez on Learning on the Go

Watch the entire series of short videos to get behind-the-scenes insights from Luis about Learning on the Go.

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Praise for Learning on the Go

Learning on the Go is a must-read. This book is packed with valuable and easy-to-implement strategies from one of the most respected leaders in the field.

Mark Coppin Assistive Technology Director, Anne Carlsen Center; Apple Distinguished Educator

 

About the Author

Photo of author Luis Pérez

Luis F. Pérez, PhD, shares his personal experience and expertise in the field of inclusive design as a consultant, speaker, and author. Dr. Pérez is a Technical Assistance Specialist at CAST, focusing on accessible materials and technologies along with workforce development and postecondary education. He earned his doctorate in special education from the University of South Florida, and in 2009, he was named an Apple Distinguished Educator. Dr. Pérez received the Outstanding Inclusive Educator award from ISTE in 2016.

To stay up to date with his resources for educators, including eBooks and video tutorials, visit his website or follow him on Twitter at @eyeonaxs.

Table of Contents

  • About the Author
  • Introduction
  • Luis’s Story
  • Getting the Most Out of This Book
  • Key Takeaways
  • Chapter 1: The iPad, Mobile Learning and UDL
    • iPad as a Support for Multiple Means of Engagement
    • iPad as a Support for Multiple Means of Representation
    • iPad as a Support for Multiple Means of Action and Expression
    • Key Takeaways
  • Chapter 2: Access to Content and Tools
    • Access to the Interface
    • Access to Information
    • Access to Communication
    • Key Takeaways
  • Chapter 3: Built-In
    • Supports and Scaffolds for Variability
    • Display Accommodations
    • Text to Speech
    • Supports for Math
    • Supports for Executive Functioning
    • Key Takeaways
  • Chapter 4: Leveraging Multimedia
    • Supports for Writing
    • Providing Formative Feedback
    • Key Takeaways
  • Chapter 5: Publishing and Sharing Beyond the Classroom
    • Blogs and Websites
    • Key Takeaways
  • Conclusion
  • References
  • Appendix: Top 10 Apps Mentioned in the Book

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