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MacReach Show #30: Apple TV Innovation December 2, 2011 2:02 am

MacReach Show #30: Apple TV Innovation

This week on MacReach: A great discussion about Apple TV in the classroom, the possibility of Microsoft Office on the iPad, and some fabulous ideas for mobile digital scrapbooking. Show Host: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) Co-Host: Kelly Dumont (@KDumont) and Scott Meech (@SMeech) Subscribe to the MacReach Podcast on iTunes Subscribe to the EdReach Podcast Feed View the complete show notes here on the EdReach MacReach Wiki to see all the links and apps discussed in the show.  

MacReach Show #29: Feeling Thankful! November 24, 2011 5:00 pm

MacReach Show #29: Feeling Thankful!

This week on MacReach: We are feeling very thankful for some of our favorite Apple technologies, accessories, and Thanksgiving apps! Appy Thanksgiving everyone! 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 on the EdReach MacReach Wiki to see all the links and apps discussed in the show.  

MacReach Show #28: Apptastic! November 18, 2011 12:36 am

MacReach Show #28: Apptastic!

This week on MacReach: Kelly and I welcome some of the fantastic Apple Distinguished Educators behind Appitic.com! Show Host: Meg Wilson (@iPodsibiities) Co-Host: Kelly Dumont (@KDumont), Alline Sada (@mrsalline), and Brian Zink (@Brian_Zink) Subscribe to the MacReach Podcast on iTunes Subscribe to the EdReach Podcast Feed View the complete show notes here on the EdReach MacReach Wiki to see all the links discussed in the show.  

MacReach Show #27: In the Cloud! November 10, 2011 5:58 pm

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 on the EdReach MacReach Wiki to see all the links discussed in the show.

MacReach Show #26: Get Updated with the iOS 5 Update! October 27, 2011 9:13 pm

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 notes here on the EdReach MacReach Wiki to see all the links discussed in the show.

MacReach Show #25: Thank You Steve for Thinking Different October 5, 2011 10:48 pm

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 impacted their lives. “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The trouble-makers. […]

MacReach Show #24: Don’t Forget About the Mac App Store! October 3, 2011 8:37 am

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 the EdReach Podcast Feed View the complete show notes here on the EdReach MacReach Wiki

MacReach Show #23: Back with the Mac! September 25, 2011 8:40 pm

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 EdReach Podcast Feed Complete show notes are on the EdReach Wiki

MacReach Show #21: School is Still in Session with iTunesU! July 15, 2011 7:34 pm

MacReach Show #21: School is Still in Session with iTunesU!

School may be out for the summer, but iTunesU is still in session! Christine DiPaulo and Scott Meech join me this week to talk about all the great content and resources available on iTunesU, and some really great summer travel apps! MacNews: FaceTime on your TV as part of the iOS 5 update? How to prepare your Mac for Lion! EdMac: Apple Education Summer Semester Webcasts are free to attend! Apple Distinguished Educators (ADEs) on iTunesU Apps of the Week: […]

The MacReach Show #20: The ISTE Wrap-Up! July 7, 2011 8:57 pm

The MacReach Show #20: The ISTE Wrap-Up!

It is always fun when I get to chat all things Apple with Kelly Dumont and Scott Meech! In our  episode this week, we share some of our favorite resources and moments from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference… MacNews: A billion iOS apps downloaded! Are you surprised? We’re not. EdMac: ISTE Wrap-Up! Tony Vincent’s Project-Based Learning Session – Tony’s notes from the session IEAR Birds of a Feather session and a list of all of the apps […]

MacReach Show #19: EduTecher Talk June 23, 2011 9:43 pm

MacReach Show #19: EduTecher Talk

Summer is the perfect time to discover some new classroom tools, and the eduTecher Backpack app is a great starting place for educators looking for website tools to enhance teaching and learning. Adam Bellow joins in this week to talk about how his EduTecher Bakpack app came to be such a great resource for educators, and shares some other great summer learning opportunities! – EduTecher on the web and in app form: explore, share, contribute great resources! – EduBloggerCon unconference […]

MacReach Show #17: Yup, the iCloud is iAwesome. June 9, 2011 9:44 pm

MacReach Show #17: Yup, the iCloud is iAwesome.

Apple did not disappoint at this year’s World Wide Developer Conference. EdGamer, Zack Gilbert, joins Kelly Dumont and myself for a special WWDC edition of the MacReach Show as we take a look at the impact of Lion, iOS 5, and the iCloud in education. We all appsolutely agree with Scott Weidig when he says that the upgrades are magical. What a great way to kick off the summer!

MacReach Show #16: Summer Kicks Off With the iCloud! June 3, 2011 12:39 am

MacReach Show #16: Summer Kicks Off With the iCloud!

Kelly Dumont and I welcome Andy Crozier to talk about the iCloud, iWork, and lots of apps! MacNews: Apple Addresses “Mac Defender” threat with security update… Steve Jobs is presenting the iCloud, iOS 5, and Lion at the WWDC! EdMac: iWork makes it way to the iPod touch and iPhone… Summer math apps! Summer e-Pub reading: Connections Summer Development: Creating ePub eBooks for Students post My Underwear app, all kinds of fun! App Challenge: We take a look at how […]

MacReach Show #15: APPsolutely Comical! May 26, 2011 6:49 pm

MacReach Show #15: APPsolutely Comical!

Kelly Dumont and I cover the good and the bad this week in the world of Apple… and have a few laughs along the way! MacNews: Mac malware?!?! Yes, unfortunately it is true. Apple responds by posting instructions on how to remove the Mac Defender malware… not a good sign of things to come. 500,000 apps in the App Store! We discuss a very cool infographic celebrating the half of million apps currently available in the App Store. EdMac: It is […]

MacReach Show #14: Can an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away? May 19, 2011 8:29 pm

MacReach Show #14: Can an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?

James O’Hagan joins Kelly Dumont and I for an episode focused on health… Can mobile devices help us? Can they harm us? Mac News: More world records for Apple! Surprised? We’re not. Fear of a Wireless Planet… is it all about the headline? With the rise of iPods, iPhones, iPads, and other mobile devices, should we be concerned about using all this Wi-Fi around children? Graham Brown-Martin provides some insightful resources surrounding this topic. James shares a suprisingly interesting graphic about […]

MacReach Show #13: Apple is Taking Over! May 12, 2011 9:10 pm

MacReach Show #13: Apple is Taking Over!

WOW… Apple apparently knows what they are doing! Scott Meech and Kelly Dumont join me for a conversation about how Apple is taking over in the world of tech… Mac News: Even the Queen has an iPad! Apple bumps Google as the most valuable brand… Is the iPad2 launching the two-screen revolution? EdMac: Should schools be teaching students how to make apps and publish their own content? Appcelerator website iOS Dev Center Man in Space app Helicopter Taxi app Toca […]

MacReach Show #12: Summer’s Coming & the iCloud is Right Around the Corner May 5, 2011 9:24 pm

MacReach Show #12: Summer’s Coming & the iCloud is Right Around the Corner

Judi Epcke and Kelly Dumont join in this week to share their thoughts on Apple’s possible iCloud, summer tech plans, and some great ideas about using iPads with students. Mac News: Apple’s new iCloud: Is the current MobileMe service due for an overhaul? iWork.com …is there a better way for students and teachers to collaborate? EdMac: A about storing and/or utilizing school technology during the summer… App Challenge: This week Judi recommends an awesome App of the Week. It was super easy […]

MacReach Show #11: iPhone Madness! …and Great Apple Resources April 28, 2011 8:56 pm

MacReach Show #11: iPhone Madness! …and Great Apple Resources

Kelly Dumont and Scott Meech join me for an episode filled with iPhone talk, Apple education resources, and tons of fun! Mac News Is Apple tracking you? The white iPhone is finally here! ….does anyone care? Tough Covers: How to protect your iPad from a 500ft drop out of a plane. EdMac There are so many great Apple education resources out there, we wanted to highlight a few of them: Hottest Apps Used by Apple Distinguished Educators: App Reviews by […]