Apple Professional Learning Specialists at EduTECH 2023

Thank you for joining the team of Apple Professional Learning Specialists at EduTECH 2023 in Melbourne, Australia. We hope you experienced some new ways that Apple technology can empower educators and make learning personal, creative, and inspiring.

Here’s a recap on each of the experiences and some resources for you to take your learning further.

iPad and Apple Pencil

Rachel Minns showed how Apple Pencil can enhance productivity and creativity in the classroom. Teachers can take notes, sketch ideas, markup work, and interact with iPad in new ways.

Learn more about iPad for education ›

Learn more about creating with Apple Pencil ›

Teaching with Mac

Karen Pastro helped us get hands-on with MacBook Air and demonstrated how powerful macOS and build-in features can empower teacher productivity and help teachers create engaging content for students. 

Learn more about Mac for education ›

Watch Teaching with Mac Series Part 1 and Part 2

Explore how Apple Classroom can help you keep your students focused and your lessons fun ›

Augmented Reality

Paul Hamilton showed us how augmented reality helps students connect their learning to the world. Use these resources to continue to learn more about the potential for AR in education.

Download Augmented Reality Activities for Kids ›

Paul’s AR Resources ›

Teaching Code

Michelle Forrest shared how easy it is to get started teaching code with Swift Playgrounds. Learning to code helps students build confidence and problem‑solving skills — and Swift Playgrounds takes learners from their first line of code to building their first app.

Learn to Code with Apple ›

Learn about Teaching Code with Swift Playgrounds ›

View the new Everyone Can Code Projects ›


Jamie Martin demonstrated a range of built-in iPad accessibility features that support all learners and enable students to learn and create in the ways that work best for them.

Download Reaching all Learners with iPad ›

Learn more about built-in accessibility features on iPad ›

Explore Apple Support videos to discover more about accessibility features built into Apple devices › 


Coby Reynolds demonstrated some practical ways Apple technology can support teacher well-being. Coby also shared some resources to promote student well-being in the classroom.

View Coby's Well-being and iPad Series>

Learn how to set up a custom Focus ›

Find out what Siri can do on iPad ›

Use Reminders on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch ›

Learn how to hide ads when reading articles in Safari on iPad ›

Continue Your Learning 

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