As we previously reported, Tim Cook is in his home state of Alabama today to make an education-related announcement. Now we’ve learned that he shared in a keynote about educational firm Ed Farm planning to use augmented reality to “bring Civil Rights history to life” in Birmingham along with Apple’s Everyone Can Code and Everyone Can Create curriculum.
Education Stories February 27
Education Stories February 26
Education Stories February 6
Apple says developers can now offer custom apps to schools via Apple School Manager
In a new post on its developer website today, Apple has announced that developers can now offer customized applications to education institutions through Apple School Manager.
Education Stories October 17, 2019
Apple has published a support page explaining how to migrate Volume Purchase Program Purchasers to Apple Business Manager or Apple School Manager. The VPP launched in 2011 for app purchases but will be shuttered on 1st December.
If you have people in your organization who used to buy items through the Volume Purchase Program, you’ll now need to register them in the Business Manager or School Manager systems before the end of November…
Education Stories August 7, 2019
Apple highlights Teacher Coding Academies and effort to enrich classrooms and communities
Apple has published a Newsroom story today highlighting its Teacher Coding Academies and how the educators that are attending them are making an impact on their students and local communities.
Education Stories July 11, 2019
Earlier this week, Apple announced this year’s rendition of its annual Back to School promotion. 2019’s student-focused offer delivers a free pair of Beats headphones with the purchase of iPad Air, iPad Pro, and any Mac.
Apple’s roots in education have been well-documented, but over the years its Back to School deals have lost some luster as it has gone through a series of changes. Missteps along the way, the exclusion of gift cards in favor of headphones, and more have caused Apple to miss the mark on one of its most popular first-party promotions.
Launching the 2019 Back to School sale in combination with refreshed MacBook hardware has turned that all around. Here’s why…