Apple and Education

Apple on Thursday made some significant changes to its “Apple and Education” Web site, adding resources, stories, planning ideas and more for students, teachers and IT staff.

iOS 7 and education

iOS 7 provides powerful new ways to configure and deploy devices across institutions and features to help schools purchase, distribute and manage apps with ease. App Store license management, seamless enrollment in mobile device management (MDM) and single sign on are just some of the capabilities in iOS 7 that make it ideal for education.

∞ Florida school trades textbooks for iPads

Orlando Sentinel: “When students at the new Lake Minneola High School in Lake County return to classes in a few weeks, they’ll have access to more than half a million dollars worth of new iPads that they’ll use at school and at … Continued

∞ Disney pushes into e-books with Web-based interactive books

Disney on Tuesday introduced Disney Digital Books, a new effort to capture the attention of tech-savvy early readers and their parents. The e-books are viewable on a Mac or PC running a Web browser with Flash, and the service operates on a subscription model. A free trial is also available.