iPad in Education

Have you ever tried to code? Of course not - you’re not a super-geek software developer, right? Those days of assuming that code is for programmers really are over. For a few years now, a lot of attention has been focused on coding programmes like Swift and Objective C; and now there is a new coding language that may just be everyone’s beginners course in programming. Learning to code teaches you how to solve problems and work together in creativ [...]

Whether you’re a teacher, have a child at school, or one day will have a stake in education, here’s the word you should be paying attention to: Makerspace.

Much like iPads and technology shifted the way our kids learn and invigorated the way teachers teach, so too is global trend Makerspace transforming the learning space.

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Tanya Meyer is an exemplary high school learner at Northcliff High School in Johannesburg, which has an ethos of  academic and extramural excellence. Tanya was constantly challenged  by the daily demands of juggling school work with sports and cultural activities. She became increasingly frustrated with the amount of time she spent on certain tasks, and started looking at efficient ways of simplifying the things she was doing. When her teachers started using iPads in the cla [...]

iSchoolAfrica is an education initiative developed by Apple’s local Value Added Distributor, Core Group, which reaches under-resourced rural and township schools across South Africa. The overall objective of the initiative is to empower teachers and students by providing them with access to the world’s most advanced educational technology and classroom practices.

The iSchoolAfrica iPad Learning Programme combines mobile iPad labs with training, support, integration, monitoring and evaluati [...]

Located in the outskirts of Pretoria and founded in 1954, Transoranje School for the Deaf has 200 deaf and hard of hearing children from pre-primary to high school. A government-subsidised school, it is also a place where the children are cared for, loved and recognised. The school’s over arching philosophy is to empower their students by developing them into well-adjusted, responsible, independent, productive and self-sustaining individuals who are well pr [...]

Most people think of iTunes as a place for music, shows and app, but it’s also a library of education, literally.

iTunes has a section called iTunes U, which has an ever-growing collection of educational courses from institutions around the world such as Harvard, Stanford and MIT. You can freely access more than 800 000 resources on every topic from how to create origami art to how to bake a scuffle to how to start a startup company. iTunes is brilliant if you’ [...]