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Back in January, Apple previewed updates to its mobile operating system ("iOS") that created major buzz in education. Originally planned for the end of 2016, we're pleased to share that Christmas came early! Check out our overview of the new features designed specifically for educators teaching with iPads.
E-Newsletter, Volume 17: Neverware's CloudReady transforms a Windows or Mac computer into a computer that functions just like a Chromebook. Districts large and small who struggle to afford new hardware can now enjoy faster boot times, longer battery life, and a centralized device management console at a fraction of the cost of new computers. This week, we're proud to announce our partnership with Neverware!
Denver and New Orleans were the first major cities in the U.S. to adopt common enrollment: a single application portal with a single deadline that fairly matches students to their school(s) of choice. The results of these implementations have been promising, and Detroit will soon be following suit via an initiative called Enroll Detroit.
Around Macro Connect, we affectionately (when we aren’t buried in forms, bids, and equipment lists) refer to the time between October and April as E-Rate Season. This article will provide you with everything you need to know to get the most out of your E-Rate ask, including deadlines, an eligibility overview, and a detailed example of E-Rate eligible savings for a small school district.
To date, Real World Scholars has helped launch student-run EdCorps businesses in more than 200 classrooms in 33 states. They provide educators and students with a wide range of supports, from mentorship to digital resources, from technology to startup funding, and beyond. Read on to learn more and bring this resource to your classrooms!
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