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Topic: education

How to automate some frequent tasks to make your Mac work harder for you without spending another dime

11/15/2018, 03:11 pm

Before you even bother with Apple's powerful Automator and AppleScript tools, your Mac is capable of saving you time and speeding up your work every day.

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Ryze's programmable Tello EDU drone helps teach code, on sale through Apple and DJI

11/14/2018, 05:11 pm

Ryze this week announced the launch of a new iPhone- and iPad-controlled drone, the Tello EDU, intended to teach programming skills to both new and experienced coders.

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The new Mac mini is a great machine, but a $499 model could serve a larger audience

11/09/2018, 02:11 pm

While the 2018 Mac mini is remarkably powerful and remarkably good value for what it does, you can't call it inexpensive. Now that it's been launched, however, there is an argument for Apple to do something to make it more affordable for education and for the now seemingly-abandoned switcher market.

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Massive iPad deployment at OSU paying long-term dividends in higher education

10/25/2018, 10:10 am

Following the rollout to over 11,000 iPads to the 2018 freshman class, Ohio State University has started to see the benefits of their ambitious program including improvements in grades, higher campus engagement, and the eventual savings of millions of dollars for students.

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Apple partners with France's Simplon for Swift app development training

10/23/2018, 09:10 am

Apple on Tuesday announced a partnership with a French vocational school to teach Apple's Swift, the open-source programming language used mostly for the company's own app platforms.

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Steve Wozniak's 'Woz U' boot camp accused of shoddy courses, heavy-handed sales tactics

10/01/2018, 03:10 pm

Though associated with one of the famous co-founders of Apple, Steve Wozniak's "Woz U" programming boot camp has over-promised and under-delivered, a report charged on Monday.

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Apple brings 'Everyone Can Create' curriculum to everybody in the Apple Books store

10/01/2018, 09:10 am

Apple has widened availability of the Everyone Can Create curriculum, and has now posted the materials on the Apple Books marketplace not just for teachers, but for those wanting to learn from the materials as well.

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Swift Playgrounds could help users build controllable robots in coding lessons

09/27/2018, 12:09 pm

Apple hopes to teach people how to use code to control robots and devices, by coming up with a concept for a system like Swift Playgrounds that guides users through putting together a kit of components, before providing tutelage on how to create a program that can use the assembled hardware.

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Kano launches new educational DIY computer kit with 10.1-inch touchscreen

09/13/2018, 05:09 am

Kano on Thursday took the wraps off its latest DIY set, the Computer Kit Touch. It allows you to build your own portable touchscreen computer that can be used to make apps, art, games, music or practice programming.

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Here are five of the best iPad-compatible keyboards for going back to school

08/23/2018, 09:08 am

Apple likes to tout the iPad as a laptop replacement, and ideal for students, but let's face it: to make that halfway realistic, especially for typing up projects and notes, you need a keyboard. These are some of the better options out there.

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Minecraft: Education Edition heading to iPad in September

08/20/2018, 11:08 am

Microsoft is bringing 'Minecraft: Education Edition' to the iPad, allowing the version of the block-based construction game for schools to be used via the iPad, giving educators another way to use the game in the classroom.

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One Summer Chicago students showcase Everyone Can Code projects at Apple store

08/08/2018, 09:08 pm

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was on hand at Apple's flagship Michigan Ave. store Wednesday night, where participants of the One Summer Chicago employment and internship initiative showcased apps built with the Swift programming language.

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Add these Mac accessories to your back-to-school shopping list

08/06/2018, 01:08 pm

So you're getting ready to head back to school, perhaps with a new MacBook or MacBook Pro. You may want to add a few accessories to get the most out of your device. AppleInsider has rounded up the best accessories for your Mac to make returning to school even better.

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A back-to-school accessory shopping list for iPad & iPhone owners

07/30/2018, 01:07 pm

The iPad -- and to a lesser extent, the iPhone -- can be very useful at school, but you may want a few accessories to maximize the experience. We're rounding up a list of the best accessories for your iOS device to make returning to school a bit easier.

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Apple partners with Malala Fund on education for Brazilian girls

07/13/2018, 04:07 pm

Apple on Friday announced a partnership between its Brazilian Developer Academies and the Malala Fund, which will launch projects intended to "empower girls, teachers and policymakers through skills development, school enrollment efforts and education advocacy."

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Apple launches Back to School promotion with free Beats headphones offer

07/12/2018, 11:07 am

Apple has commenced its summer back-to-school promotion, offering its education customers free Beats headphones on top of existing savings for select Mac desktops and iPad Pro models, as well as discounts on other related products.

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2018 Back to School Buyers Guide: Which Apple iMac is best for education?

07/09/2018, 01:07 pm

If you're going back to school this fall, and you need a new computer, you've got many choices when it comes to what to put on your desk. If you've chosen a Mac, AppleInsider looks at which model is right for you.

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Apple Israel co-hosting event for "first of its kind" 10-month DV Engineering course

07/05/2018, 10:07 am

Apple is helping to promote a new Design Verification Engineering training course designed to help graduates get jobs at Israeli tech firms and startups, by hosting a meetup for course candidates at its offices in Herzilya on July 16th.

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2018 Back to School Buyers Guide: How to choose the best iPad for education

07/02/2018, 12:07 pm

Summer vacation is coming to an end, which means it is time for parents to start acquiring what their children need for the upcoming school year. AppleInsider details the options available for iPads, including alternative options to the current Apple Pencil-equipped model.

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Apple's Schoolwork now available, lets teachers dole out homework on the iPad and iPhone

06/26/2018, 09:06 am

Apple has released the Schoolwork app, which in conjunction with Classroom provides a wide array of teacher and student collaboration, and performance monitoring.

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