Managed Apple IDs: Tips

Working with new Managed Apple IDs Each and every summer, EdTech folks get to learn about the newest trends in technology. For school districts working with Apple Technologies, this usually means a new version of macOS or iOS. This summer, it is a bit different for Education, as Apple has rolled out Apple School Manager (ASM), a replacement for the …

Expeditions Everywhere

A little under a month ago we had the chance with the Google Expeditions Pioneer Program to visit a host of locations around the world with our students in an immersive, engaging and exciting new way – virtually. Our classes visited Greece and saw the Parthenon, dove underwater to see the impact acidification of the ocean has on coral reefs …

Introducing Google Spaces

A few quick thoughts on Spaces in Education Earlier today Google announced a new product called Spaces via their Blog Page. Looking at the app off the bat, what comes to mind is a mini version of the Google Plus item Communities. What I love about Spaces is how they are hyper-focused on a specific topic allowing you and a …

Exporting Google Doc Revision History Content

Today I was working with what I’d call a common task in Google Drive revolving around revision history. Revision history is a great way to always have a way to go back in time to a different version of a document. What happens if you want to be able to view everything in a document?

JSS Restrictions Removal Tool

In our iPad deployment we use Casper as a management tool for restricting our student devices. When student devices come in needing troubleshooting or replacement we need to remove some restrictions from the device to regain access to certain restricted elements of iOS. Right now this required a subset of our staff to login to the JSS and add a …

What’s new in Apple Configurator 2

Apple Configurator is a standalone OS X App allowing you to rapidly setup, deploy and configure iOS based devices. Version 1 has been around for a bit and today the wrappings of Apple Configurator version 2 have been removed. Here is a quick run-down of how some of these new changes will help you with getting devices deployed quicker. First …