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A new teacher is starting at your school. You want to be able to explain the type of device, the device’s characteristics, and how the device can be used in teaching and learning.

MacBook for Dummies

Every MacBook owner needs to know how to protect files and folders from accidental deletion or editing. By locking a file, you allow it to be opened and copied - but not changed, renamed, or sent to the Spotlight is Apple's desktop search technology that you can use to find files and folders on your MacBook as quickly as you can type.

Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (2013)

By Joel Santo Domingo The Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch (2013) uses Intel's Haswell-based Core i5 processor to give power users a system that can last almost 12 hours under continuous use, weighs just over three pounds, and still process graphics and scientific tasks quickly.

Apple - Education - Real Stories

Watch how real teachers and schools around the world are using Apple products to reinvent learning.

Mac OS X Mavericks: 14 tips and tricks

Whether you're new to the Mac platform or have been using it for a number of years there are always tricks and tips you may be unaware of, which can boost productivity. Below we list 14 tips and tricks to help you get the best out of Apple's desktop operating system.

2 reasons OSX Mavericks matters to educators

Apple last week launched OSX Mavericks, the free and latest version of its desktop operating system. Notably, the tech giant ditched its cat-based naming scheme in favor of one themed after California locations (Mavericks is a well-known surfing spot in Northern California). That's all fine and good, but what about the new features?

Apple's new Mavericks OS X: Top 10 features to check out [Photos]

Even though Apple's new Mavericks OS X -- the latest version of its operating system for Macbook laptops and Mac desktop computes -- is seen as an evolutionary upgrade, there are a few cool new features you'll want to try. In total, Apple packed Mavericks OS X with more than 200 features.

Apple - Accessibility - OS X

Every Mac comes standard with assistive technologies that help people with disabilities enjoy the power and simplicity of OS X. It includes features like an advanced screen reader, FaceTime, and literacy tools that help those with a wide range of abilities get more from their Mac.

Apple - Education - Using Mac inside and outside the classroom.

The Mac is an easy-to-use, powerful computer that comes with applications that help students create amazing projects.

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iPads in the Classroom

The introduction of the iPad, with its easy to manipulate touch screen technology, has allowed even very young children to take advantage of a computer. Its portable format and fast load-up time has made it possible for them to be used easily in the classroom. The iPad in the classroom brings education to life.

Apple - Education - iPad makes the perfect learning companion.

With its responsive Multi‑Touch screen, the thin and light iPad is poised to change the learning landscape.

Apple - Education - Special Education

Every Mac is designed for Universal Access, with dozens of assistive technologies built in.

Google for Education: Start learning right out of the box

Chromebooks and tablets come with support, management, and built-in access to Google Apps and educational content

Free Technology for Teachers: 30 Ideas for Using Chromebooks in Education

Google Slides presentation featuring 30 ideas for using Chromebooks in education.

Google Chromebook

The Chromebook is a new, faster computer. It starts in seconds, and offers thousands of apps. It has built-in virus protection, and backs up your stuff in the cloud. With automatic updates, it keeps getting better.

Google for Teachers: 100+ Tricks

It's Google's world, we're just teaching in it. Now, we can use it a little more easily. With classes, homework, and projects-not to mention your social life-time is truly at a premium for all teachers, so why not take advantage of the wide world that Google for teachers has to offer?