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Stay connected with video and messaging apps

Teachers and students can keep in contact remotely through text and video conferencing.




Use productivity and collaboration apps

You can use these Apple apps, services, and features that work well in the classroom and in remote learning environments:

  • With Schoolwork, teachers can hand out anything from announcements and worksheets to specific app activities, and stay on top of the progress students are making. Learn more about Schoolwork.

  • Pages, Numbers, and Keynote allow students and teachers to collaborate in real time using their Managed Apple ID. You can restrict collaboration to only members of your institution. Learn how to collaborate in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote.

  • Multitasking on iPad lets teachers and students work on a document in Microsoft Word or in Pages, while being connected to the class through Google Hangouts or Cisco Webex. Learn how to use multitasking on iPad.

  • Apple Classroom enables teachers to guide learning, share work, and manage supported student iPad devices and Mac computers. You can launch a specific app, website or textbook page in your class. You can also send and receive documents with your class and share student work on a TV, monitor or projector using Apple TV. And you can see which apps students are working in, mute student devices and reset a student’s password. A free downloadable teacher’s guide for Apple classroom is available together with an online user guide for iPad and similarly Apple Classroom for Mac users



The following productivity and collaboration tools also work with iPad and Mac:

  • Google Workspace for Education works in Safari on macOS and iPadOS and also offers native iPad apps, including Google Classroom and Google Drive.

  • Microsoft Office 365 apps are available from the App Store and integrate seamlessly with iPadOS and macOS.

  • Conferencing tools like Cisco WebEx and Zoom Cloud Meetings integrate with the Live Broadcast feature, which allows teachers and students to easily share their screen for the class to see.



Find more education apps on the App Store

The App Store has thousands of apps designed for teaching and learning. Apple have curated collections of apps to enable remote learning and apps to learn from home. Distribute them with Apple School Manager so that teachers can use them to distribute materials, communicate with students, and continue providing engaging learning experiences.


Remote learning Apps for Educators 

Apps to Learn and Study from Home

Remote Learning Online Books



Apple Education Learning Series

This series is presented by the Apple Education Leadership and Learning teams. Each video is designed to help educators use built-in features of their Apple products to enable remote learning for all students. Below are the videos which have been provided thus far in the series.



This video will help educators learn how to get up and running for remote learning with iPad. We’ll explore ways to access school resources and find apps that support remote learning. Tips will include using iPad built-in features to scan documents and stay organized, using Markup to annotate teacher materials and student work, getting set up with Voice Memos, and more.



Presenting information in compelling ways is even more important when you’re not able to be face-to-face with your students. In this video we’ll show you how to use iPad built-in features to create demos and instructional videos and share them with your colleagues and students. Using Keynote, or any presentation tool, you’ll learn how to record content and create demos on iPad for use with your students.



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Additional learning programs and forums for teachers

  • Teachers can join Apple Teacher, a free, self-paced professional learning program, to build skills on iPad devices and Mac computers that directly apply to activities with students.

  • #AppleEDUchat is a weekly forum for educators around the world to share ideas, ask questions, and learn from each other on Twitter. Many chats are focused on discussing remote learning ideas on Twitter.



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