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Topic: education

Apple took us to school with iPad at special event demonstration

03/27/2018, 09:03 pm

Though Apple's event appeared to end with the conclusion of the keynote, there was still much more in store for those in attendance. We got an inside look at Apple's hands-on experience labs where they demoed how to integrate iPads, Garageband, and Clips into a teaching curriculum.

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First look: Apple's new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support

03/27/2018, 06:03 pm

At Apple's Chicago media event, the company introduced a new 9.7-inch iPad targeting schools with new features like Apple Pencil support and a low price point. We went hands-on with the hardware to see how it performs.

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Apple updates Clips with more content, adds iPhone X facial controls to GarageBand for iOS

03/27/2018, 04:03 pm

Apple piled on to its list of announcements on Tuesday with updates to Clips and GarageBand for iOS, adding a barrage of content to both, and a new feature to the second -- support for the iPhone X's TrueDepth camera.

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Hands on: a walkthrough of the educator-centric Apple Teacher portal

03/27/2018, 02:03 pm

As part of Apple's new education initiative, Apple has refreshed a new e-learning tool for teachers to quickly get up to speed with what Apple offers, and AppleInsider has delved into it a bit.

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Apple intros artistic 'Everyone Can Create' curriculum for teachers

03/27/2018, 01:03 pm

Geared with its new Apple Pencil-compatible budget iPad in mind, Apple has announced "Everyone Can Create," a free curriculum available to teachers looking to build artistic endeavors into their classes.

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Apple discounts new iPad for schools and education customers at $299

03/27/2018, 01:03 pm

In an attempt to make it easier for schools and educational customers to bring iPad into the classroom, Apple is providing its 2018 iPad at a discount, cutting the just-announced tablet from the regular starting price of $329 down to $299.

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Apple's Schoolwork App & ClassKit API let teachers deliver assignments via the Cloud; Classroom coming to Mac

03/27/2018, 12:03 pm

Apple's continued push to make Mac and iPad central to education has been detailed at its 'Field Trip' event, with the Classroom app making the jump from iOS to Mac later this year, as well as a cloud-based Schoolwork app for teachers to provide assignments and handouts to students.

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'Field Trip' schedule emphasizes education focus of Apple event

03/27/2018, 09:03 am

Apple has started to issue itineraries to attendees of its 'Field Trip' event later today, with the schedule further emphasizing the presentation and following sessions will be heavily focused on education-related topics, including teaching students how to code.

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Live from Apple's 'Field Trip' education event in Chicago

03/26/2018, 06:03 pm

Join AppleInsider as we provide live coverage of Apple's "Let's take a field trip" event from Chicago's Lane Tech College Prep High School on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. CDT (11:00 a.m. EDT, 8 a.m. PDT), where the company is expected to discuss educational initiatives and perhaps unveil new hardware.

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Apple and education: Four decades of highs and lows

03/26/2018, 02:03 pm

A continuing theme throughout Apple's history, from early years of Steve Jobs to today, has been education. AppleInsider examines the efforts -- some successful, some not -- to appeal directly to the education market.

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Editorial: Bloomberg spins Apple's Event as a desperate, blind stab for cheap iPads in education

03/24/2018, 05:03 pm

Bloomberg's latest scoop uses Apple's upcoming education event as an opportunity to advance the idea that Google's Chromebooks (and Android tablets!) are taking over new markets while iPads stare into the inky black void of doom. That's wrong, here's why.

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New low-cost iPad expected at Apple's 'Field Trip' event, cheaper MacBook might not make it

03/23/2018, 09:03 am

Another report notes that Apple's education-themed event in Chicago next week will reportedly feature a new version of its "budget" iPad, as well as new classroom software.

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Apple to host educational event in Chicago on March 27

03/16/2018, 09:03 am

Apple on Friday sent an email to AppleInsider and other press outlets, inviting them to an educational event in Chicago scheduled for 10 a.m. local time on March 27.

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Apple holds first in-school coding session for visually impaired students

03/07/2018, 07:03 pm

In an expansion to its Everyone Can Code educational initiative, Apple on Wednesday held its first in-school session for visually impaired students, helping participants write code that was then used to fly drones.

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Jamf's 'innovation pod' aims to offer iPad-based education to students in Haiti

03/06/2018, 03:03 pm

Enterprise and educational device management firm Jamf is helping a group of 150 Haitian students to engage with the digital world, by shipping an 'innovation pod' providing iPads and other technology, as well as a digital curriculum, to a school in one of Haiti's impoverished areas.

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Ohio State University expands on Apple educational partnership with app for first-year students

02/19/2018, 08:02 pm

Taking advantage of an educational partnership with Apple, Ohio State University this year will launch an app developed by students for students designed to ease the sometimes jarring transition into college life.

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Apple partners with Malala Fund to provide educational opportunities to more girls in developing countries

01/22/2018, 09:01 am

Apple has pledged support to the Malala Fund, the organization led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, with the assistance expected to increase the Fund's impact in providing education to girls living in developing countries, including new programs in India and Latin America.

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Apple-made Swift curriculum coming to 70 European colleges & universities

01/19/2018, 08:01 am

Apple on Friday announced that its "App Development with Swift" curriculum is being adopted by 70 European schools, including ones in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Luxembourg, Poland, and Portugal.

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Apple to pump $350B into US economy over next 5 years, pay record $38B in repatriation taxes [u]

01/17/2018, 01:01 pm

Looking to boost its domestic image, Apple on Wednesday announced that it expects to contribute $350 billion to the U.S. economy during the next five years, picking up some 20,000 jobs in the process. (Updated with internal letter from Tim Cook.)

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New York's 'P177Q iPad Band' breaks through learning disabilities

12/18/2017, 11:12 am

A public school in Queens, New York is reportedly using iPads to great success in teaching music to kids with learning disabilities, particularly autism.

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