Apple to launch Schoolwork 2.0 for Mac and iPad, helping teachers manage distance learning
What you need to know
- Apple is updating its Schoolwork app.
- Schoolwork lets teachers manage assignments and handouts.
- New features will speed up navigation and include a new Handout library.
Apple is updating its Schoolwork app to help teachers manage distance learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As reported by CNET:
Apple has also redesigned the Handout detail view, which tells teachers how long students take for assignments, helping them identify students who need more assistance. Apple has also added messages and FaceTime, allowing students and teachers to contact each other instantly, a key update targeted specifically at distance learning needs.
Apple announced its Schoolwork app two years ago (opens in new tab) stating:
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