Inspiration for teachers.

Tips, lesson materials, stories, and other resources to help you get the most out of your Apple products and bring fresh ideas to your classroom.

Preparing for class

Create learning materials, discover lesson ideas, and find tips to make the most of your day.

Teacher Story

Piecing together Tudor history.

Watch Sophie Post use iPad to create custom learning materials that help her students interact with the Tudor family tree.

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Apps in the Classroom.

A series of books to help you integrate apps into your daily classes.

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Discovering Educational Content for iPad.

A guide to finding the best teaching materials for iPad.

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Teacher Story

Fostering a new way of teaching and learning.

Watch the Philadelphia Performing Arts School teachers personalize learning materials for each of their classes.

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Tip

Share your location.

Taking a field trip somewhere new? Share your location in Maps. Tap a location address, then tap the Share button to send your whereabouts to colleagues and students via Messages or Mail.

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Keynote Starter Kit.

A hands-on exercise to help you build your own Keynote presentations.

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For Educators.

The iTunes home for teaching resources, lesson ideas, and other materials.

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Teacher Story

Student teachers reimagine the textbook.

Seán Ó Grádaigh is helping his student teachers create digital curricula in their native Gaelic language.

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iBooks Author Starter Kit.

A beginner’s guide to creating custom books for your students.

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During class

Get ideas to keep your students engaged inside and outside the classroom.

Teacher Story

Revealing The Secret Garden.

Watch Rhiannon Sparkes and iPad help students use film, music, and pictures to demonstrate their understanding of different settings in The Secret Garden.

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Tip

Receive projects with AirDrop.

Swipe up from the bottom of the screen and tap AirDrop. Then choose Contacts Only or Everyone to allow files to be sent to you by people you recognize or all people in range.

Tip

Flyover.

Take your class on a virtual Flyover tour of more than 250 cities and destinations around the globe.

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Teacher Story

Exploring the heart.

Watch Jodie Deinhammer help her science students interact with the functions and anatomy of the human heart.

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Tools for Formative Assessment.

A guide on how to use apps for assessment during your daily instruction.

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Stop Motion Studio
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Green Screen by Do Ink
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Biology lessons are so much fun. I’m engaged, my brain is bursting with ideas.

Kansai University High School Student
Short Story

Bringing biology to life.

Kansai University High School, Osaka, Japan.

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Education Collections.

Handpicked collections of teaching apps to engage students on any topic.

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Tip

Slow motion.

Film a slow-motion video to demonstrate motion dynamics.

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Tip

Quickly switch between apps.

Double-click the Home button and swipe left or right to select the app you want to use.

Teacher Story

A modern take on Romeo and Juliet.

Watch Larry Reiff use iPad to help his students engage with Shakespeare’s play.

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Teacher Story

Lesson plans that build confidence.

Watch design and innovation student Timm Nørgaard use apps on iPad at VUC Syd to express his learning visually.

Sock Puppets Complete
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Keynote
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The class collaborates on engaging projects that encourage reading, writing, and speaking. Literacy and fluency scores have vastly improved and attendance has skyrocketed.

Alina Mills, Teacher
Short Story

Unlocking literacy.

Valencia Park Elementary, California, USA.

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E. O. Wilson Book Series.

Download the free, Multi-Touch Life on Earth series on iBooks.

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bismarck bs-spectrum
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Before iPad, there was no way to capture any actual measurements or data unless you spent several hundred pounds on a single set of data-logging equipment. With a low-cost sound app, Pages, Numbers, and the iPad camera, students can quickly collect their own data for a range of variables.

Greg Hughes, Teacher and Vice Principal
Short Story

Making waves in advanced physics.

de Ferrers Academy, Staffordshire, UK.

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Tip

Record HD videos.

To record in more detail, go to Settings Photos & Camera, then tap Record Video and select 1080p HD at 30 fps.

Beyond class

Expand your professional learning and motivate your students after the last bell rings.

Teacher Story

Minecraft and The Secret Garden.

Watch Rhiannon Sparkes’s student use iPad and his love of the Minecraft app to show what he’s learned in a whole new way.

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Tip

Add your school’s location.

Open Contacts and tap your name. Then tap Edit, scroll down, and tap Add Address to enter your school’s details.

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Homework Projects Collection.

A list of educational apps that help students report on just about any topic.

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Books for Educators.

Resources for professional learning.

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Teacher Story

When students become teachers.

Watch Jodie Deinhammer explain how her science class was inspired to create their own lessons in iTunes U to help teach younger students all over the world.

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