Archive for Category: "MacReach"

MacReach Show #088: ISTE 2014 Wrap July 11, 2014 1:28 pm

MacReach Show #088: ISTE 2014 Wrap

MacReach was at ISTE 2014 and this is our wrap of the conference. Also iTunesU 2.0 and the upcoming ADE Institute celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ADE program.

MacReach Show #087: WWDC 2014: Opening the Kimono June 6, 2014 12:37 pm

MacReach Show #087: WWDC 2014: Opening the Kimono

Apple’s WWDC 2014 Announcements: OS X Yosemite, iOS8, New developer tools. Lots of good stuff. See Show Notes for details.

MacReach Show #086: Embracing Creativity In The Classroom May 19, 2014 2:47 pm

MacReach Show #086: Embracing Creativity In The Classroom

This week Meg and Kelly chat with Diane Darrow and Matthew Worwood about creativity in the classroom. How do we bring creativity to the classroom in today’s educational environment? A great discussion with lots of great ideas. See the show notes to get a discount on Matthews’s new documentary, Creativity in Education, Exploring the Imbalance.

MacReach Show #085: The Document Wars May 9, 2014 8:42 am

MacReach Show #085: The Document Wars

In this weeks show Meg and Kelly talk about The state of office suites available for Mac and iOS. Discussion of the relative merits of iWorks, Microsoft Office, and Google Apps.

MacReach Show #84: MacReach Joins The #LadyGeeks April 26, 2014 8:12 pm

MacReach Show #84: MacReach Joins The #LadyGeeks

This week Meg and Kelly joined Shari and Katie on The #LadyGeeks show. This edition of MacReach is the portion of that show where we talked about iBeacons and what they might look like in education. To hear the entire #LadyGeeks show look for Episode 54 next week.

Macreach Show #083: A Little Productivity Never Hurt Anyone March 22, 2014 2:37 pm

Macreach Show #083: A Little Productivity Never Hurt Anyone

How about some productivity tips. We’ve got several for you this week. From Mail and Calendar to Desktop and File management.

MacReach Show #082: iOS 7.1 Out And About March 17, 2014 2:43 pm

MacReach Show #082: iOS 7.1 Out And About

iOS 7.1 is released and Meg and Kelly give the lowdown on what it brings. New device management now enabled with release of 7.1. Go and get it!

MacReach Show #081: We Love iBooks March 3, 2014 2:55 pm

MacReach Show #081: We Love iBooks

Apple makes good changes to iOS device management. Meg and Kelly discuss some of their favorite Multi-Touch books.

MacReach Show #080: Science Up On The iPad February 7, 2014 11:32 am

MacReach Show #080: Science Up On The iPad

Apple kicks into ConnectED. Science apps and teaching science using the iPad. A discussion of our favorite science apps and other ideas for incorporating the iPad into the science curriculum.

MacReach Show #079: Expanding iTunes U January 24, 2014 5:34 pm

MacReach Show #079: Expanding iTunes U

Talking with Luis Perez about an ISTE SETSIG SOOC (Small Open Online Course) on UDL and Apps. Also, iTunesU and iBooks expanding into new countries and “Is it time for a bigger iPhone?”

MacReach Show #78 – School Socialization January 17, 2014 10:48 am

MacReach Show #78 – School Socialization

This week Meg and Kelly talk about school uses of social media. How the use of Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram can allow schools to tell their stories.

MacReach #77: Garageband Gambit December 22, 2013 10:56 am

MacReach #77: Garageband Gambit

This week’s show is about Garageband. Meg and Kelly welcome Katie Dewey who has used Garageband extensively with students and teachers alike. Katie shares great tips and tricks for Garageband on the iPad. Also our Apps of the Year 2013. See you in 2014.

MacReach Show #76: Gimme Five! December 13, 2013 9:00 am

MacReach Show #76: Gimme Five!

This week Meg and Kelly play pretend. What if you could only have five apps on your iOS device? What apps would you choose. Meg and Kelly choose 1 app in 5 different categories. What would your choices be? Also apps, etc. that support the Hour of Code.

MacReach Show #75 – What’s in our Bags? December 7, 2013 8:00 pm

MacReach Show #75 – What’s in our Bags?

Meg and Kelly are pulling stuff out of their everyday work bags and sharing what they carry to keep them up and running with their technology.

MacReach Show #74: Digitizing Shakespeare November 30, 2013 9:12 am

MacReach Show #74: Digitizing Shakespeare

This week with have a great discussion on Digitizing Shakespeare with the amazing Lawrence Reiff. Larry is doing amazing things in engaging his students with the plays of the Bard using technology. Enjoy!

MacReach Show #73 – Collaboration Nation November 22, 2013 10:00 am

MacReach Show #73 – Collaboration Nation

Meg and Kelly discuss collaboration tools, including; video conferencing, document sharing, planning, and apps for collaboration. Updates to iWork apps. Global Collaboration Conference.

MacReach Show #72: What are Your Preferences? November 14, 2013 8:38 am

MacReach Show #72: What are Your Preferences?

On this week’s show Meg and Kelly talk about a few of their favorite Mac OS X preferences. App of the Week is Toca Builder

MacReach Show #71: Apple’s New Apps-The Good, the Bad, The Ugly November 1, 2013 1:00 pm

MacReach Show #71: Apple’s New Apps-The Good, the Bad, The Ugly

Meg and Kelly discuss Apple’s new apps – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly Most of it is pretty good! iWork and iLife updated and they’re all free!