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.
Apple’s WWDC 2014 Announcements: OS X Yosemite, iOS8, New developer tools. Lots of good stuff. See Show Notes for details.
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.
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.
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.
How about some productivity tips. We’ve got several for you this week. From Mail and Calendar to Desktop and File management.
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!
Apple makes good changes to iOS device management. Meg and Kelly discuss some of their favorite Multi-Touch books.
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.
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?”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Meg and Kelly discuss collaboration tools, including; video conferencing, document sharing, planning, and apps for collaboration. Updates to iWork apps. Global Collaboration Conference.
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
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!