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Apple for Educators

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Apple for Educators seminar was well attended yesterday at Eynsham Hall … report as follows:

“You had a choice of curriculum / technical iPad sessions … I did the iPad curriculum session lead by @Joe_Moretti.
The focus was on free teacher tools and following free iPad apps were recommended:

  1. SHOWBIE … works as a hub for teachers to set and share class projects … unlimited storage (for 500 accounts use the promocode joemoretti when registering)
  2. iPad / iPod Touch Mirroring without Apple TV

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    AirServer –  this piece of software allows schools to mirror iOS devices onto laptops and projectors.

    https://www.airserverapp.com/

    I tried it at one of my school’s yesterday and it works like a dream. Install the software on a Win 7 Laptop ( XP not supported) and turn on the software. Get the iPad to mirror onto the device and that’s it!

    They have a range of licensing options available at VERY competitive prices ...

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    Apple TV

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    AppleTV + iPad = Newer, Better Whiteboard

    As iPads become more popular in the classroom, schools may consider an Apple TV as an alternative to the traditional set up of an IWB / projector / laptop / speakers.

    Apple TV utilises the iPad and works out a fraction of the cost. There is a really useful blog post showing the advantages:

    https://www.emergingedtech.com/2012/02/apple-tv-in-the-classroom-the-new-smart-board/.

    This is not an answer for all schools but for those schools moving towards Apple products there are ...

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