Transforming Teaching and Learning
Apple products inspire creativity and hands-on learning with features you won’t find anywhere else. And they’re easy to integrate into the curriculum. Once done, teaching - and learning - will be seen in a whole new way. Apple products work intuitively, inspire creativity and promote interactivity with features your education customers will love, making learning easier and a lot more fun!
Raising Pupils’ engagement and achievement
By engaging pupils through the tools and media of their generation, learning becomes a more relevant and interesting experience. Pupils become more motivated and feel a stronger connection with their subjects. As for educators, they are equipped with more powerful and flexible tools to teach, communicate and integrate technology into the curriculum. With Apple Learning Labs, any teacher can easily bring the latest technology to any classroom, eliminating the need for rigid lab schedules, and extending teaching and learning. Pupils can thus learn more, anywhere and anytime.
Unleashing pupils' productivity and creativity
With the Mac, pupils have a robust set of learning tools at their fingertips. They can communicate and collaborate with each other; connect to external devices such as cameras, scientific probes or projectors; and copy their work onto CDs or DVDs. And with included software, such as the award-winning iLife digital authoring suite, students can express themselves by creating movies, photo books, music, websites and podcasts; manage their calendars and to-do lists; access a graphing calculator; and much more. These innovative Apple solutions foster the development of the creative and critical thinking skills which are so important for today’s learners.
It just works
The Mac operating system Mac OS X provides a familiar interface, consistent menu commands, and tight integration between applications. It has never been so easy to connect to peripherals such as printers, digital cameras and wireless networks. Since the software on every Mac is created by the same company that makes the Mac itself, you get a completely integrated computer that’s as secure, stable and powerful as it is elegant and easy to use, which means more time to focus on teaching and learning.
A more mobile way of learning
No longer does learning have to be confined to text books in the classroom, reading in the library or doing IT work in the classroom. The iPad and iPod touch offer mobile educational features that can’t be found in any other educational tool. With dedicated educational apps, the classroom is always at the users fingertips.
iTunes U offers pupils the ability to carry everything they need for the course wherever they go. They can listen to lectures, watch videos and stay on top of assignments. Educators can also benefit, offering an easy way to design and distribute courses featuring audio, video, books and other content.
iBooks 2 offers a whole new way to browse, read and buy books for learning. Every book bought and downloaded gets added to the bookshelf and its easy to use tools enable pupils and educators a like to place bookmarks, highlight text and dates, and make notes. The ability to save, read and print PDF’s is also great for class hand outs, research papers and more.
iAuthor is an amazing new app that allows anyone to create beautiful multi-touch textbooks for the iPad. With gallery, video, interactive diagram, 3D object and other features bring books to life in a way that the printed page never could.
The most compatible technology ever
Whether you use Windows for your administrative staff or UNIX in your IT department, or prefer the stability and simplicity of Mac OS X, with the Mac’s ability to run multiple operating systems you’ll have all these options. The Mac fits smoothly into any networked environment, has the ability to run applications such as Microsoft Office (sold separately) and can easily share files with PCs. The Mac is truly ideal for educators, students and system administrators alike.