Learning with Apple -
We’re not here to sell you a computer, we’re here to share with you what we think education could be in the next few years.
Viewing technology as an environment - not a tool.
Technology is only a technology born before the technology...
Apples Education Vision
A world in which all learners are empowered to realise their own unique talents. (I like it - simple, but has meaning... could fit with our school).
Everyone is gifted, or has gifts.
Will the learning environment:
Accommodate my mobile lifestyle
Encourage teamwork and collaboration
Adapt to my individual learning style
Strategic “ Directions” Challenges
Innovation needed in : Pedagogy (learning) , technology (devices), content (and delivery).
Steps apple are taking :
Technology: Mac, Ipod and iPhone, IPad.
Digital expression - create, share, and be productive
“People only see what they are prepared to see” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The internet in your hands
Immediate access to information
Based on latest open standards
I tunes U.
e-pub - open eBook standard, embedded video, quickly evolving.