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Apple products and software for English teaching and learning

  • 1.  Apple products and software for English teaching and learning

    Posted 16 days ago
    Hi All,
    I am looking for Apple products and software and how we can use them for teaching and learning English, espcially for K-12. I would appreciate if you could share your expertise and suggestions.
    Many thanks,
    Ha.

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    Ha Nguyen, M.A.
    Fulbright Scholar, 2014-16
    Toastmaster VP PRs, NSLS Community Service Chair
    Doctoral Candidate, Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS)
    NCSU College of Education
    Poe Hall 317
    Raleigh, NC 27695
    htnguy13@ncsu.edu
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  • 2.  RE: Apple products and software for English teaching and learning

    Posted 15 days ago
    Hello, Ha,

    At this point, my experience has been limited to using my own phone and iPad (and Apple apps) in the classroom. There are just so many great apps, I would not know where to start making recommendations. When school resumes next month, I will be trying to incorporate iPads into my Adult Ed ESL classroom to minimize paper and because they are easier to decontaminate than books. One place you can start to explore is on Apple's web site. Here is a link: Education - K - 12 - Apple. One thing that is essential is the ability to connect devices to the AV system in the classroom. Our classroom teacher stations are equipped with a control box that includes Apple TV, which permits a wireless connection when the classroom has wifi. If wifi is not available, there are adapters to connect a device to a hardwire connection via HDMI or serial cable.

    Best of luck in the coming school year. Stay safe!




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    Dayna Foster
    Adjunct Instructor
    Indian River State College
    Okeechobee, FL
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  • 3.  RE: Apple products and software for English teaching and learning

    Posted 17 hours ago
    Hi Dayna,
    Thanks a lot for the detailed information and the link! I looked into it and it is useful.
    Stay safe and well!
    Ha.

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    Ha Nguyen, M.A.
    Fulbright Scholar, 2014-16
    Toastmaster VP PRs, NSLS Community Service Chair
    Doctoral Candidate, Teacher Education and Learning Sciences (TELS)
    NCSU College of Education
    Poe Hall 317
    Raleigh, NC 27695
    htnguy13@ncsu.edu
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