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Apple's "Let's take a field trip" event takes place at the Lane Tech College Prep High School in Chicago, where the focus will be on education.

  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:06:10 PM
    "We had a unique insight into how technology could inspire kids to unleash their creative genius. And we believed that technology could help teachers deliver a unique and personalized learning experience to all kids. We've never stopped believe this, and we've never stopped working on it."
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:06:13 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:06:40 PM
    "It's why we created a 10-year study called Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow that showed engagement increased exponentially for students and teachers who had access to our products."
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:06:56 PM
    Cook is talking up its Everyone Can Code initiative that includes Swift Playgrounds to teach coding
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:07:06 PM
    Apple retail stores also offer classes for students and teachers
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:07:40 PM
    Now talking up efforts to bring coding classes to community colleges, including in Chicago
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:08:02 PM
    "We're also working with 40 STEM organizations around the world to bring coding to even more kids of all backgrounds"
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:08:31 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:08:47 PM
    Kathleen Richardson, who works with ConnectEd for Apple, is now on stage to talk about using Apple products
  • Scott Stein 3/27/2018 3:08:50 PM
    Now hearing about classroom experiences using Apple products.
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:09:02 PM
    I think this is the fastest Apple's ever put a woman on stage at its events
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:09:16 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:10:02 PM
    So far nothing really new but Richardson is talking about how schools have used iPads
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:10:13 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:10:23 PM
    "They took ownership of their learning and now their digital projects will be showcased at the Library of Congress for the entire world to see."
  • Scott Stein 3/27/2018 3:10:27 PM
    Veteran’s History project created in conjunction with Library of Congress being discussed. Students used iPads to study and report. Library of Congress showcasing the student work.
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:10:58 PM
    Tim Cook is back up
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:11:07 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:11:14 PM
    "Working with students and teachers constantly reminds us of the words of Horace Mann"
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:11:21 PM
  • Scott Stein 3/27/2018 3:11:57 PM
    Horace Mann quote (see photo) “words as true now as they were 150 years ago.” - Cook
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:12:05 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:12:09 PM
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:12:31 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:12:33 PM
    "Today we're going to take those experiences even further and to start it off we're going to talk about iPad"
  • Scott Stein 3/27/2018 3:12:37 PM
    iPad leading off. Greg Jozwiak on stage.
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:12:51 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:12:53 PM
    Greg Joswiak, one of Apple's marketing execs, is now on stage
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:13:07 PM
    "We're proud to make the very best products for unleashing this productivity."
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:13:14 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:13:21 PM
    "Students and teachers alike love the iPad. They love that it's so easy to use ... It feels like an extension of their minds."
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:13:24 PM
    Greg Joswiak, one of Apple's marketing execs, is now on stage
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:13:27 PM
    "They love the iPad because it's super portable."
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:13:28 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:13:37 PM
    "Today learning happens everywhere, even where there might not be a desk."
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:13:42 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:13:53 PM
    "They love iPad because it's so versatile."
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:13:58 PM
  • Scott Stein 3/27/2018 3:14:01 PM
    Emphasizing versatility, field work, places w/o desks
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:14:26 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:14:28 PM
    "They love iPad because it comes with amazing built-in apps for productivity."
  • Scott Stein 3/27/2018 3:14:30 PM
    Camera as work tool: Playground Physics to take advantage of camera capture on fly
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:14:40 PM
    "There's nothing like these creativity apps on any other device."
  • James Martin 3/27/2018 3:14:41 PM
  • Shara Tibken 3/27/2018 3:14:50 PM
    "They also love that the iPad can do a million other creative things."
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