MacReach Show #27: In the Cloud!

This week on MacReach: We talk about Steve Jobs, the iCloud, and using GarageBand on all your Apple devices! Be sure to check out the wiki below for all the show notes and links to great resources. Show Host: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) Co-Host: Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) Subscribe to the MacReach Podcast on iTunes Subscribe to the EdReach Podcast Feed View the complete show notes here … [Read more...]

MacReach Show #26: Get Updated with the iOS 5 Update!

This week on MacReach: Get updated on the iOS 5 update as we discuss all the pros and cons of updating your iPod touches, iPhones, and iPads with Apple's newest iOS software update! Show Host: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) Co-Hosts: Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) and Scott Meech (@SMeech) Subscribe to the MacReach Podcast on iTunes Subscribe to the EdReach Podcast Feed View the complete show … [Read more...]

EdLegend: Who is the Steve Jobs of Education? Here’s Four Candidates:

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Visionary. When I used to hear the stories of Steve Jobs, being kind of tyrannical, a “megalomaniac,” as some have called him (and at some times, just a plain-old jerk), in hindsight- I forgive him. The people he treated might not, but I have the advantage of being an objective observer .  I know that we don’t think of Thomas Edison as a “nice” man, nor do we care if he was nice. He too was a … [Read more...]

EdLegend: Steve Jobs- Education and Intuition’s Great Loss

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I'm still trying to figure out what all of this means, but the more and more I look into it, the more I dig into my feelings- there's no silver lining. Losing Steve Jobs is a great blow to education. Steve's gift wasn't that he knew what we wanted. His beautiful gift was knowing how we wanted to interact with our modern world. Steve's master- his Empress- was Intuition, and he served her well. Of … [Read more...]

MacReach Show #25: Thank You Steve for Thinking Different

Thank you Steve for Thinking Different. Tonight's show was focused on remembering a true visionary: Steve Jobs. This special edition of the MacReach Show looks to honor a creative genius who changed the world as we know it. A very special thanks to Kelly Dumont,  Scott Meech, Kim Zimmer, Dan Rezac, Andy Losik, Mark Hammons, Greg Garner, and Scott Weidig for joining in to share how Steve … [Read more...]

MacReach Show #24: Don’t Forget About the Mac App Store!

Don't Forget About the Mac App Store! In this episode, we discuss this Tuesday's big Apple Event, the Mac App Store, and how you can use the App of the Week, Creative Book Builder, on your iPad to make your own iBooks! Show Host: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) Co-Hosts: Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) and Mark Hammons (@MHammons) Subscribe to the MacReach Podcast on iTunes Subscribe to … [Read more...]

MacReach Show #23: Back with the Mac!

Back with the Mac! Finally back in action with the start of a new school year, we take some time to talk about some of the top news, commentary, apps, gadgets, and integration offered for educators by the Mac platform. Show Host: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) Co-Hosts: Kelly Dumont (@kdumont) and Scott Meech (@SMeech) Subscribe to the MacReach Podcast on iTunes Subscribe to the … [Read more...]

EdReach Show #32: It’s about (Steve) Jobs, People!

Well, how can we ignore the Steve Jobs news? We discuss the importance of Steve Jobs to education, as well as talk about Codecademy.com, and again- some wonderful Matt Damon/Arne Duncan news! Don't forget our One Thing to Share this Week - some great tools and apps in there. Our guests this week include Jen Wagner, Judy Epcke, and Scott Weidig. Show Host: Daniel Rezac Show contributors: … [Read more...]