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Topic: education

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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2018 Back to School Buyers Guide: Should you pick Apple's iPad or Mac for college?

06/25/2018, 03:06 pm

You're going back to school this fall, and you need a new computer. If you've chosen Apple, you've got a few options for what to buy: You can get a Mac, or an iPad. AppleInsider discusses which is the right device for you.

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Apple's Tim Cook to give 2018 commencement speech for Duke University

05/10/2018, 02:05 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook, a 1988 graduate of Duke's Fuqua School of Business, will give the commencement speech for university graduates on Sunday.

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Apple opens applications for 400 spots at 2018 Developer Academy in Italy

05/03/2018, 11:05 am

Apple on Thursday announced that it's taking applications for its 2018 Developer Academy in Naples, Italy, accepting people not just from Italy but around the world.

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Missouri school touts success with iPad Pro curriculum, saves nearly $600K annually on hardware

04/09/2018, 07:04 pm

Maryville University on Monday detailed its ongoing iPad Pro curriculum, a unique program that provides each incoming student a new iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, saying Apple's educational hardware and software suites not only add value to classroom activities, but help save money.

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Saudi Prince meets Tim Cook at Apple Park to talk app development, education

04/07/2018, 10:04 pm

At the tail end of his whistle stop tour of the U.S., Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Saturday met with Tim Cook and other top Apple executives at the company's Cupertino headquarters to discuss new partnerships and education opportunities.

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Apple's Tim Cook visits Birmingham to receive SCLC's Human Rights Award [u]

04/04/2018, 05:04 pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was in Birmingham, Ala. on Wednesday, marking both the 50th anniversary of the murder of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and the rollout of Apple's Swift programming curriculum across all Alabama Community College (ACCS) branches. He was also in town to receive the Human Rights Award from the Birmingham Metro Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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iOS 11.3 causing problems with device management, fix for Jamf Pro coming

04/04/2018, 11:04 am

Organizations trying to use Jamf Pro 10.3 to upgrade devices to iOS 11.3 are running into a glitch putting Apple products in a "failed loop," no longer responding to any further commands, Jamf has acknowledged.

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Education, coding skills key to future employment and strong US says Apple CEO Tim Cook

03/28/2018, 01:03 pm

'Change needs to happen' to the way students are taught in schools, Apple CEO Tim Cook insists in Wednesday's MSNBC town hall interview, with further comments on education touching on how to bring technology to disadvantaged classrooms and why everyone should learn to code.

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