Education Stories November 27

Apple CEO Tim Cook and presidential adviser Ivanka Trump are today visiting the Idaho Wilder school district, as first reported by the Idaho Statesmen. Apple donated an iPad to every student at Wilder in 2016, to encourage furthering the use of technology in education.

Today’s visit is focused on the administration’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives. Ivanka Trump has previously reached out to Cook and Apple for advice on funding and advancing STEM education across America.

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Education Stories July 30

Students learning to create apps with Apple’s Swift programming language now have a way to validate their skills with a new certification program. App Development with Swift is a new academic certification course created by Certiport in partnership with Apple that measures students’ ability to program with Swift after completing a year-long program.

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Education Stories July 13

Apple partners with Malala Foundation to fight for equal education opportunities for girls in Brazil

Apple has today begun supporting the Malala Foundation in Latin America to help provide educational opportunities for girls. The collaboration will be between the foundation and Apple’s 10 Developer Academies in Brazil.

Education Stories July 12

Update: Apple has confirmed that this year’s Back to School deal will again be a free pair of Beats headphones. This year it’s the Beats Solo3.

The new MacBook Pro is also part of Apple’s Back to School promotion starting today and available to college students, their parents, faculty and staff through the Apple Education Store. The promotion includes a pair of qualifying Beats headphones with the purchase of any eligible Mac or iPad Pro for college, as well as education pricing on Mac, iPad Pro, AppleCare, select accessories and more.

Apple’s higher education website is currently down, with a ‘back soon’ message. The message says ‘We’ll be back. We’re busy updating the Apple Store for you. Please check back soon.’ …

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Education Stories June 26

Apple says its new Schoolwork app for iPad is now available for teachers. The app was first announced back in March at Apple’s education event where it introduced the new 9.7-inch iPad with Apple Pencil support.

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Education Stories May 16

The Logitech Crayon, a lower-cost stylus using Apple Pencil technology, is now available for purchase by schools for $49.95 …

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