What you need to know
- Apple is offering teachers free online consultations.
- The move is designed to help teachers who have had to quickly adapt to online learning due to school closures.
- Teachers can email or call Apple Professional Learning to request virtual coaching.
Apple Professional Learning is offering teachers in the US the chance to get virtual coaching and support to help them cope with the move to online and remote learning.
As reported by USA Today:
The report states that educators can contact Apple Professional Learning by either email or phone to request a "virtual coaching session". The specialists are primed to account for students not having access to the same platforms, and will help teachers with workarounds. The move follows up Apple's release of education videos earlier this week.
Apple released new videos to its Education Learning Series including content on preparing resources for remote learning, and creating and sharing presentations and demos amongst students remotely. Apple's Education Learning series' page states:
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