iPad Ed

By Josh Allen | Collection of app and iPad resources for education.

Can't believe it's almost Tuesday again - #AppleEDUchat this week "Creativity with Clips" hosted by @bethany_nugent @FelecityTreptow Join us and bring your creative self! https://t.co/NbYCyjvUrL

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

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⏫ The newest version of Pages for iOS (free) includes a Presenter Mode with automatic scrolling—it presents your document's text like a teleprompter! #iPadED #AppleEDUchat https://t.co/ZjzdAWBxoQ

How to invoke split screen on iPad with iOS 11

With iOS 11, Apple supercharged the way how users. It came with many additions including a revamp to split screen multitasking. Gone is the swipe over and pick from a hideous and unintuitive app picker.<p>Follow along as we walk you through how to invoke and use split screen multitasking on the iPad …

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Must use “3D Touch” to get this feature to pop up when pressing the screen recording button. #stuvoice #ipaded https://t.co/2KIAnOrHV3

8 tips and tricks for the new Files app on iOS 11

One app, all of your files across multiple cloud storage services -- that's Files on iOS 11.<p>The iCloud Drive app had a short life, launching with iOS 9 two years ago. It's now replaced by the Files app in iOS 11. There's more to the new app than a simple name change, with features aplenty. Let's …

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iOS Magic: iPad and iPhone Tricks Revealed

Step right up to see impressive iPad and iPhone tips and tricks! Learn stunts like annotating photos without an app, compelling Siri to flip a coin, …

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11 Tips for Working on the iPad

In a recent episode of Connected, we rounded up some of our favorite "iOS little wonders" and Myke was surprised by one of my picks: the ability to launch individual notes on iOS through shared links. The ensuing discussion inspired me to assemble a list of tips and tricks to improve how you can …

How to choose an iPad: A practical guide to Apple’s tablets

There were a lot of iPad models on store shelves for a while there and Apple caught some well-deserved flack for the complexity of its tablet …

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

Apple launches Everyone Can Code to teach kids Swift

More than 100 schools and districts have already signed up for the initiative.<p>Education is "deep in our DNA", Apple CEO Tim Cook said Wednesday, …

Hands-On With the New Sixth-Generation iPad

Apple's March event, held last week, focused on a new sixth-generation iPad aimed at the educational market. The device, which went on sale following the event and became available in retail stores on Friday, is an upgraded version of the fifth-generation iPad with one important new feature - …

How to use Files app with Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive

The Files app can reach documents stored on more than just iCloud Drive. It gives access a whole range of cloud-storage solutions. A new video from Apple shows how to set this up, but it’s a simple process.<p>This is part of a series demonstrating ways to get more out of an iPad, but this guide …

3 Exciting Updates to Keynote for iPad

It was a surreal experience to be involved in the Apple announcement in Chicago last week. There were so many moments to write about and so many …

Apple’s Strongest Case to Reclaim the Education Market Is Not the New iPad

“Welcome to your first day of school!” That was how bubbly Apple employees, decked out in the green-and-yellow outfits that matched the colors of …

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New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Apple Shares Tutorial Videos and How To Website Highlighting Apple Pencil and New iPad

Apple today shared new iPad tutorial videos on its YouTube channel, which appear to be aimed at customers who have purchased the new sixth-generation iPad with Apple Pencil support. Apple has also aggregated all of the videos on an iPad how to website.<p>The first video, which is a minute long, …

Have you tried Apple's new iWork updates for iOS on iPad? One of my favorites is the ability to ✍️draw directly on Keynote slides & then animate them using the Line Draw build in! You don't need an Apple Pencil - any stylus (or your 👆) will do! #appleeduchat #edtechafterdark https://t.co/F7RCXZdiNF

NEW and UPDATED Periodic table of iPad apps for Primary aged pupils for iOS 11

I was working this week at the JESS school in Dubai with former periodic table collaborator and good friend, Steve Bambury. We used the previous …

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Apple Teacher Learning Center

Apple needs more than apps to win over educators

Earlier today, Apple announced a brand-new iPad. It has a 9.7-inch screen, an 8-megapixel rear camera, 10 hours of battery life, a front-facing FaceTime HD cam and an upgraded A10 Fusion chip plus support for Apple's Pencil. But the main talking point of today's iPad unveiling is the fact that it …

Logitech built a $49 digital crayon for the new iPad

Apple's new starter iPad is designed to make drawing more accessible, but the $89-plus it takes to buy the official Pencil for that iPad is a lot to swallow for cash-strapped educators. That's where Logitech might help: it's introducing a $49 Crayon accessory for the new iPad that should put art …

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Apple Announces Free 'Everyone Can Create' Curriculum for Teachers

Apple announced Everyone Can Create, a new free curriculum for teachers, during its "Let's Take a Field Trip" event at Chicago's Lane Technical High School today.<p>Everyone Can Create makes it fun and easy for teachers to integrate drawing, music, filmmaking or photography into their existing lesson …

Apple's retooled iWork suite includes Pencil support

Today, Apple announced that it is releasing new versions of its iWork suite of apps -- Pages, Numbers and Keynote -- that supports Apple Pencil. A variety of new iPad apps (including the Microsoft Office Suite and Notability) will support the Pencil, many of which were previously only available on …

Apple’s new iPad with Pencil support is just $299 for schools

Apple introduced a new iPad today at its education event in Chicago. Rumors of a new, cheaper iPad emerged recently, and Apple is making it official with a refreshed 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support. The updated iPad will be available in Apple stores today, in silver, space gray, and a new …

How to follow today’s Apple iPad for education announcements

It’s ePad time<p>Here we are, kids, hours away from Apple’s big education event where we’re expecting to learn about the company’s strategy to reclaim dominance in classrooms, crucial for the incubation of the next generation of consumers. Apple’s expected to announce a low-cost iPad (an ePad?), …

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Apple is ready to fight Google’s Chromebooks with cheaper iPads

Expect cheaper iPads not MacBooks at Tuesday’s event<p>Apple has a big problem. Just five years ago, its iPads and Mac laptops reigned supreme in US classrooms, accounting for half of all mobile devices shipped to schools in 2013. Apple has now slipped behind both Google and Microsoft in US schools …

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iOS 11 Screen Recorder as a Screencast Tool for Students

Apple’s low-cost iPad ‘will likely’ support the Pencil, analyst says

We’ve been wondering what, if anything, Apple will do to make its forthcoming low-cost iPad stand out (aside from the price). And now we might have an answer: it could support the Pencil stylus. As of now, only iPad Pro models support it.<p>The rumor comes from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who …