My iPad for Kids (My...)

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By one of the world's leading experts in explaining iPads to beginners:'s iPad expert Sam Costello. Easy to read, full colour, and packed with kid-focused features, including 'Guess What?' hints, 'Awesome Apps' recommendations, and 'Be Safe' tips for avoiding predators, bullies, and scammers. It covers everything from fun and games to using iPad as a homework tool.
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ISBN-13: 9780789749512
ISBN-10: 0789749513
Pagini: 345
Ilustrații: col. Illustrations
Dimensiuni: 150 x 226 x 20 mm
Greutate: 0.59 kg
Editura: Que
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Sam Costello is a writer and web marketer living in Providence, Rhode Island. He has written about technology,movies, books, comics, food, and more for magazines and websites large and small, including PC World,, Rue Morgue, Cape Cod Magazine, and InfoWorld. His writing has been published on five continents. Sam has been the Guide to iPhone and iPod since 2007. At that site- writes reviews, how-to's, and tech support articles about the iPhone, iPod, iTunes, and other Apple technologies. In addition to nonfiction writing, he also writes comics and short stories. By day, Sam is a technology manager at the Boston office of Digitas, a leading digital marketing agency. Sam lives with his girlfriend Jenn and their two cats, Oni and Clarence. He holds a Media Studies degree from Ithaca College.


1 Please Touch: How the iPad Works 3 The On/Off/Sleep/Wake Button 4 Turning an iPad On and Off 4 Naptime for the iPad: Putting It to Sleep 4 Understanding the Buttons and Ports 5 Side Switch for Screen Lock or Mute 7 Changing How the Side Switch Works 7 Controlling by Touch 8 Using the Home Screen 9 2 Getting Started: Set Up and Sync Your iPad 13 Setting Up and Syncing Your iPad 14 Setting Up the iPad 15 Creating an Apple ID on the iPad 19 Syncing with iTunes 21 Getting Music, Apps, and More at the iTunes Store 34 Downloading Using the iTunes App 35 Downloading Using the App Store App 37 iTunes Allowance: What It Is and Why Your Parents Should Give You One 40 Setting Up an iTunes Allowance 40 Lost and Found: Find My iPad 41 Setting Up Find My iPad 42 Spotlight Search 43 Using Spotlight 43 3 It's All Yours! Customizing Your iPad 45 Changing the Wallpaper and Lock Screen 45 Setting Your Wallpaper and Lock Screen 46 Putting Pictures on Your iPad 47 Saving Pictures from the Internet 48 Arranging Your Apps and Making Folders 48 Arranging Apps 49 Moving Apps to New Screens 50 Making Folders 51 Editing and Deleting Folders 51 Adding Extra Apps to Your Dock 52 Customizing Your iPad's Sounds 53 Choosing Your Sounds 53 Screen Brightness 54 Changing Screen Brightness 55 4 Surf's Up! Using the Internet. 57 The Two Kinds of iPads 57 Wi-Fi iPads 58 Finding and Using Wi-Fi Networks 59 Wi-Fi + 4G iPads 60 Let's Go on Safari: Using the iPad Web Browser 61 Zooming In and Out 62 Opening a Link in a New Tab 63 Emailing a Web Page 64 Printing a Web Page 65 Making Bookmarks 66 Why Some Sites and Videos Don't Work 66 Be Safe: On the Internet 67 Awesome Apps 68 5 Talk to Me: Texting, Chatting, and Email 71 Using Contacts 72 Adding People to Your Contacts 73 Add Photos to Contacts 75 Editing Contacts 76 Deleting a Contact 77 Awesome Apps 78 Using Messages 79 Sending Messages Using Messages 80 Undelivered Messages 81 Managing Multiple Messages Conversations 81 Deleting Messages 82 Deleting a Conversation 83 Finding Great Texting Apps 83 Awesome Chat and Instant Messaging Apps 84 Talk to Friends with Social Media 85 Email 86 Setting Up Your First Email Account on Your iPad 87 Writing and Sending Email 89 Reading, Saving, and Deleting Email 91 Deleting Email 92 Moving Email 92 Be Safe: Texting, Chatting, and Emailing 93 6 Get Ready for Your Close Up! It's FaceTime! 95 Setting Up FaceTime 95 Making FaceTime Calls 96 Who You Can Call and Who You Can't 97 Answering FaceTime Calls 97 Skype: FaceTime for People Without FaceTime 98 Adding Friends in Skype 98 Making Video Calls Using Skype 99 Be Safe: On FaceTime and Skype 101 7 Using Your iPad for School 103 Writing and Printing on the iPad 103 Which Keyboards You Can Use 104 Connecting a Bluetooth Keyboard to Your iPad 105 Using the Onscreen Keyboard 106 Entering Numbers or Symbols 106 Entering Accent Marks and Alternate Symbols 107 Enabling the Caps Lock 107 Copying and Pasting Text 108 Syncing Documents to Your iPad with iTunes 110 AirPrint and Compatible Printers 111 How to Print 111 Writing Apps: Notes 111 Creating a New Note 112 Printing and Deleting Notes 112 Viewing the Notes List 113 Writing Apps: Pages 113 Creating a Basic Document 114 Formatting a Document 115 Advanced Formatting Options 115 Adding Headers and Footers 116 Adding Images to a Document 117 Formatting Images and Shapes 118 Formatting Tables 118 Naming a Document 119 Printing a Document 119 Emailing a Document 121 Deleting Documents 122 Awesome Apps 122 Using the Internet for Homework 124 How to Do Research Online 124 Choosing Good Sources 124 Using Research in Your Papers 126 8 Get Organized with Calendar and Reminders 129 Using Calendar 129 Adding Events 130 Creating Alerts 131 Deleting Events 132 Using Multiple Calendars 133 Deleting a Calendar 135 Using Reminders 135 Creating Reminders 136 More Reminder Options 136 Deleting Reminders 138 Creating To-Do Lists 138 Awesome Apps 139 9 E-books and iBooks 141 Where to Find and Buy E-books 142 Buying E-books at the iBookstore 144 Deleting Books 145 Reading Your iBook 146 Searching in iBooks 148 Making Bookmarks 149 Highlighting Text 150 Adding Notes to iBooks 151 Getting E-books from Amazon and Barnes & Noble 152 Buying an E-book at Amazon 152 Buying an E-book at Barnes & Noble 154 Getting E-books from the Library 155 Finding Your Library with OverDrive 156 Checking Out a Book with OverDrive 157 Awesome Apps 158 Getting Magazines and Newspapers with Newsstand 159 Buying at Newsstand 159 Buying Individual Issues or Subscriptions 160 Reading Magazines and Newspapers 160 Deleting Magazines and Newspapers from Newsstand 161 Awesome Apps 162 10 Using Your iPad in Fourth Grade 165 English/Language Arts 166 Show Off That Fancy Vocabulary with Boggle 166 Perfect Your Handwriting with Cursive Practice 166 Make Grammar Fun with Grammar Games 167 Write Better Sentences with SentenceBuilder for iPad 167 Improve Your Spelling with Simplex Spelling Phonics 1 167 Master New Words with 168 Looking Up Definitions with 168 Discovering Synonyms and Antonyms Using the Thesaurus 169 Math 170 Your Smarts Get Rewarded in MathGirl Addition House 170 Kung Fu Learning! Math Ninja HD 170 Save a Falling Star Using Motion Math HD 171 Build Spaceships by Solving Problems in Rocket Math 171 Solve Equations in Many Ways with Math Mago 171 Testing Your Math Skills with Math Mago 172 Science 173 Travel to Other Planets Using Britannica Kids: Solar System 173 Learning Gets Your Hands Dirty in Kid Science: Gross Science 173 Discover the History of the Stars with Solar Walk 174 Investigate the Solar System Using Solar Walk 174 Watch Videos About Space 175 History/Social Studies 175 History in the Right Order:American History Time Line 175 A Roadtrip, 1800s Style: The Oregon Trail 176 Fit the Country Together in Stack the States 176 Learn the Lay of the Land with U.S.Geography by Discovery Education 177 Meet Each Region in U.S.Geography by Discovery Education 177 Music 179 Play or Create Your Own Songs with DoReMi 1-2-3 179 Get Funky in Easy Beats 2 Pro Drum Machine 179 Tickle the Ivories with Learn Piano HD 180 Start Reading Sheet Music in Treble Clef Kids 180 Art 180 Finger Paint on Your iPad with Doodle Buddy for iPad 181 Create Fun Scenes with Kid Art for iPad 181 Draw and Color Your Favorite Animals in iLuv Drawing Animals 181 Draw a Cat with iLuv Drawing Animals 182 Foreign Language 184 Feed Your Brain with MindSnacks Apps 184 Learn Basic Vocabulary 185 11 Using Your iPad in Fifth Grade 187 English/Language Arts 187 Build a Bigger Vocabulary with 5th Grade Vocabulary Prep 188 Object Meets Action in GrammarPrep: Subjects and Verbs 188 Smooth Out Your Sentences with GrammarPrep: Fragments, Run-ons, and Comma Splices 188 Write Your Own Book with Storybuddy 2 189 Verbs and Vocab: iTooch ENGLISH Grade 5 189 Test Your Grammar Skills 190 Math 191 Prepare for Standardized Tests with 5th Grade Math Testing Prep 191 Learning Games in Epic Math HD 191 A Whole New Kind of Math: Fractions App by Tap to Learn 192 Geometry, Graphs, and Game Center: iTooch MATH Grade 5 192 Solve Equations Under the Sea with Lobster Diver HD 193 Show Your Work on the Virtual Chalkboard in MathBoard 193 Customizing Your Questions 194 Testing Your Skills with MathBoard 195 Science 196 Discover the Secrets of DNA in Cell and Cell Structure 196 Find Out How Lasers Work in Bobo Explores Light 196 Learn About Lightning 197 History/Social Studies 198 Relive the War with The Civil War Today 198 See How the Country Developed with History: Maps of the United States 199 LineTime:World History Timeline HD 199 Meet Our Leaders in American Presidents for iPad 200 Meeting a President 200 Music 201 Fine-Tune Your Ear for Music with EarMan HD 201 Make Beautiful Music Without a Piano in Magic Piano HD 202 Drag and Drop Composing: PatternMusic MXXIV 202 Start Your Path to Superstardom with Rock Prodigy: Guitar 203 Playing Your First Tune 204 Art 204 Your Art Comes Alive in DoInk Animation & Drawing 204 Discover an Important Artist by Visiting Frida's World 205 Draw Your Favorite Characters with Manga Art Academy HD .205 Create More Than Art Using Sketches 2 206 How to Make Origami 206 Foreign Language 206 Living Language-French for iPad and Spanish for iPad 206 Ana Lomba's French/Spanish for Kids: The Red Hen 207 Reading the Red Hen in French 207 12 Using Your iPad in Sixth Grade 209 English/Language Arts 209 Augment Your Terminology Using 6th Grade Vocabulary Prep 210 Cite Your Sources with EasyBib for iPad 210 Meet a Small Mark with a Big Role in GrammarPrep: Using Commas 211 Train Your Fingers in TapTyping 211 Sink Language Errors with Zombie Grammar Force 212 Reviewing Parts of Speech 212 Math 213 Prepare for Your State Tests Using 6th Grade Math Testing Prep 213 Real-Life Math:Math Snacks HD 213 Find the Math in Stories with Math Word Problems Grade 6 214 Do Better Math in Your Head in Mathemagics 214 Solve Problems with Logic Using MathLands 214 Science 215 Get Close Without Getting Burned: 3D Sun 215 Learn About Walking on the Moon from Buzz Aldrin Portal to Science and Space Exploration HD 216 Discover the Stars Right Above You in Distant Suns 3 216 Shake Things Up with iQuakeMini 216 Find Where the Nearest Volcano Is in Britannica Kids: Volcanoes 217 Discovering Individual Volcanoes 217 History/Social Studies 218 From Gladiators to Emperors in Britannica Kids: Ancient Rome 218 Track Thousands of Years with Chinese History Timeline 219 Discover the Foundation of Our Country in Constitution and Federalist Papers 219 America's Founding Document:Declaration for iPad 220 Thrilling Tales in the Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece and Rome-AudioBook 220 Find Fun in the Past with World History Games 221 Much More Than Mummies-Britannica Kids: Ancient Egypt 221 Music 222 Learn at Your Speed with Amazing Slow Downer Lite 222 Make Music and Podcasts in GarageBand 223 Improve Your Playing with Pianist Pro 223 Play the Classics in Virtual Sheet Music 223 Downloading and Playing Sheet Music 224 Art 226 Step Up to the Art Table in Drawing Pad 226 Create Dazzling Designs with Meritum Paint Pro 226 Professional-Level Art Tools Using SketchBook Pro for iPad 227 Foreign Language 228 Spanish/French in a Month HD 228 Learning Basic Vocabulary 229 13 Using Your iPad in Seventh Grade 231 English/Language Arts 232 Level Up Your English Skills in Grammar Up 232 Understand How Stories Work Using Literary Analysis Guide 232 Organize Your Thoughts with Outliner for iPad 233 Crossword-Style Competition: Scrabble 233 Take Better Notes with Evernote 234 Taking Notes with Evernote 235 Math 237 From Algebra to Statistics: 7th Grade Math Testing Prep 237 Find Out When You'll Use This Stuff with Elevated Math 237 Monkey Math:Middle School Math Pro 7th Grade 238 Multitouch Math: Algebra Touch 238 Learn Order of Operations 239 Science 240 See Cells How Scientists Do in 3D Cell Simulation and Stain Tool 240 Go from Egg to Adult in A Life Cycle App 240 Get Under Your Skin Using Powers of Minus Ten- Cells and Genetics 241 Meet the Beautiful Building Blocks of Life in The Elements: A Visual Exploration 241 History/Social Studies 242 Discover Mexico's Ancient Rulers in Britannica Kids: Aztec Empire 242 Discover the Power of Reason in the Enlightenment 101: The TextVook 243 Sail Uncharted Seas in European Exploration: The Age of Discovery 243 Encounter the Lost Maya Civilization 244 Experience Europe's Rebirth in Renaissance History 101: The Animated TextVook 244 Tour the Globe Using The World by National Geographic 244 Music 245 Learn Songs at Your Speed with Capo 245 Become the Life of the Party Using djay 245 Compose Electronic Masterpieces Using Looptastic HD 246 A Comprehensive Tune-Up: Guitar Toolkit 246 Tune Your Guitar Using Guitar Toolkit 247 Art 247 Get Painting Using ArtStudio for iPad 248 A Bucket of Paintbrushes in One App: Brushes 248 Meet the Masters in Monet HD and Other Apps 248 Discovering Monet's Water Lilies 249 Foreign Language 250 Veni,Vidi,Vici: Latin Phrases 250 Living Language Apps 251 Learn up to 30 Languages with Language Coach 251 14 Rock Out:Music on the iPad 253 Getting Music for Your iPad 253 Ripping CDs 254 iTunes and Other Online Music Stores 255 Apps 256 Using the Music App 257 Playing Music 257 Music App Options and Controls 258 Making and Using Playlists 260 Making a Playlist 260 Deleting a Playlist 262 Listen Carefully: Protecting Your Hearing 262 Awesome Apps 263 15 Lights, Camera,Action: Videos and Photos 265 Watching Videos from YouTube or iTunes 265 Finding Videos at YouTube 266 Watching Videos at YouTube 267 Movies from iTunes 268 Buying or Renting Movies 269 Buying TV Shows from iTunes 270 Watching the Movies and TV Shows You Got from iTunes 272 Using the iPad's Cameras and Apps 273 Taking Photos 273 Zooming In for Photos 274 Focusing the iPad's Cameras 275 Recording Video 276 Using Photo Booth 277 Deleting Photo Booth Photos 278 Using the Photos App 278 Viewing Your Photos 279 Watching Your Videos 280 Deleting Photos 281 Working with Photo Albums 282 Creating a New Album 282 Moving Photos to Photo Albums 284 Deleting Photo Albums 285 Sharing Pictures and Video 286 Sharing by Email 286 Sharing with Messages 287 Be Safe:With Photos and Videos 288 Awesome Apps 289 For Photography 289 For Making Videos 290 For Watching Videos 290 16 It's Play Time: Gaming on the iPad 293 Getting Games 294 Downloading Games at the App Store 295 Using Game Center 297 Adding an Existing Photo to Your Game Center Account 298 Connecting with Friends 300 Checking Your Scores and Achievements 301 Challenging People to Games 302 Be Safe: On Game Center 303 Awesome Apps 303 17 Fixing Problems Yourself 307 Restarting a Frozen iPad 308 Restarting Your iPad 308 Hard Resetting Your iPad 308 Make Your Battery Last Longer 309 Finding a Lost iPad 312 Using Find My iPad 313 What to Do If Your iPad Gets Wet 315 Backing Up Your iPad 316 Backup Using iCloud 317 Backup by Syncing 318 Restoring Your Data from Backup 319 Restoring from iCloud 319 Restoring from iTunes 321 Redownloading from iCloud 322 How to Redownload Purchases 322 18 Taking Care of Your iPad 325 Keeping Your iPad Safe 326 Setting a Passcode Lock 327 Passcode Options 328 Caring for Your iPad 329 Keep It Away from Water and Food 329 Don't Drop It 329 Cases and Screen Protectors 330 What to Use-and Not Use-for Cleaning 331 Index 333 Online Extras Visit where you'll find all sorts of additional content we weren't able to squeeze into this book, including content on everything from building slideshows in the Photos app to a slew of other handy educational apps you can download to help you with coursework!