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APS EdTech is currently supporting the instructional use of the many Apple devices that are being used in our schools by students, teachers and administrators.  Please contact your EdTech Coach for professional development opportunities.  

Support and Resources
VPP
For VPP support in APS contact :

NEW! VPP Support from Apple
The main support method for all things VPP is for customers to go directly to:

1.  volume.itunes.apple.com 

2. Click Education

3. Click the "Contact Support" link at the bottom of that page:





Configurator
Contact Brandy Bixler to Join the District Edmodo Group
New!  How to Use Configurator With an iPad Cart

AppleCare Enterprise Support will field Apple Configurator support calls at no charge. For all Apple Configurator issues, you can contact AppleCare Enterprise support for assistance at 866-752-7753. At the second prompt choose option 4 "for all other products". Add this one to your Contacts app.

Misc.

Carts

800-888-8458
e-mail:

iPads
iPads in Schools Live Binder
100 iPad Tips and Tricks
iPad Support
GC Learn Free
             Mac

Apple Resources
Education Seminars
IOS 5  Deployment Guide
Apple in Education

Apple Care
Apple IT Support Resources
APS Edtech Resources
Edmodo Group Code 9lh8b5


"Any smoothly 

functioning 

technology will
 
have the appearance 

of magic." 


Arthur C. Clarke (1984)




A tour of some of the great iOS apps available out there for educators.
by Clint Stephens on 26 October 2012
New! ItunesU Course on IOS Deployment

iOS Resources for K-12 IT Admins

by Colorado

This course is teaches you how to deploy each of the three Apple education deployment models: institutional, layered, personal. You will go through each model step-by-step, with additional resources to help you as well.

New! Free Ibook for Ipad Deployment


Help Sheets

1,000 Best Education Apps
Organized by subject and price


Brandy's 20 Best Apps
Doceri (Free)
Combining screencasting, desktop control, and an interactive whiteboard in one app, you’ll never have to turn your back to the class or audience again. Doceri does it all!

Blog Docs (Free)
Create, format, view, email, and BLOG HTML documents with images. Create blogs including images and drawing offline and post it anytime

Near Pod (Free)
The Nearpod platform enables teachers to use their iPads to manage content on students' iPads, iPhones or iPods. It combines presentation, collaboration, and real-time assessment tools into one integrated solution.

Visualize (Free)
Visualize allows you to freely cutout any images from your album or camera, and add free hand-written illustrations and text messages, draw lines or shapes, to accentuate your thoughts.

Edmodo (Free)
Use your iOS device to send notes, submit assignments, post replies, and check messages and upcoming events while away from the classroom. 

Dropbox (Free)
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere.

Notability ($4.95)
Notability is optimized for the new iPad! It powerfully integrates handwriting, PDF annotation, typing, recording, and organizing so you can take notes your way!

Educreations (Free)
Educreations turns your iPad into a recordable whiteboard.

iTunes U (Free)
The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content

Toontastic (Free)
Toontastic is a Creative Learning tool that empowers kids to draw, animate, and share their own cartoons through imaginative play.

Read on Sight (Free)
Read on Sight is a great way for early readers to practice sight words, an important building block for independent reading. First a sentence is read aloud, then the word tiles scatter, and the player rebuilds the sentence. 

Story Lines (Free)
StoryLines is an award-winning game of 'telephone' with pictures. Featured by KQED's MindShift in their "10 Awesome Apps for Learning", and by the App Store as a "New & Noteworthy" education App. 

Number Battle (Free)
Improve your mental math! Mess with your friends' faces! It's a unique, silly and - believe it or not - educational two-player game

Tools 4 Students (.99)
Graphic organizers for kids to fill out

Song Maker (1.99)
This app lets you sing and create your own songs in an easier way than ever.Every music-lover has inherent musical creativity and this app mainly aims at unleashing it off with full enjoyment.

Word Wizard ($2.99)
Word Wizard is a unique app that lets kids hear the sounds of letters and words using a talking movable alphabet. 

Book Creator ($4.99)
The simple way to create your own beautiful iBooks, right on the iPad. Read them in iBooks, send them to your friends, or submit them to the iBookstore.

Socrative (Free)
Socrative brings smart clickers, student response and ease of use to a whole new level.

Qwiki (Free)
Curious? Explore 3,000,000 topics in a format perfect for the iPad: learn about what's near you, across the world - and everything in between.

Kids Picture Dictionalry (Free)
Download this A to Z Picture Dictionary with hundreds or words and sentences with a fun self-record tool for kids and parents to record their own voice and playback!