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1222 A/B/C – Mac Basics for Educators

Posted Date: 02/26/2024

Presenter: TeachBetter

Class Size: 25


A:$1475, includes 13-inch MacBook Air with with 8‑core CPU, 8‑core GPU, 16‑core Neural Engine, 8GB unified memory, 256GB SSD storage, 13.6-inch Liquid Retina display with True Tone, 1080p FaceTime HD camera, MagSafe 3 charging port, Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports, 30W USB-C Power Adapter, Backlit Magic Keyboard with Touch ID

B:$2250, includes 14-inch MacBook Pro with pple M3 chip with 8-core CPU, 10-core GPU, 16-core Neural Engine, 16GB unified memory, 512GB SSD storage, 14-inch Liquid Retina XDR display, 70W USB-C Power Adapter, Two Thunderbolt / USB 4 ports, HDMI port, SDXC card slot, headphone jack, MagSafe 3 port Backlit Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Accessory Kit

C:$2975, includes 16-inch MacBook Pro with Apple M3 Pro chip with 12‑core CPU, 18‑core GPU, 16‑core Neural Engine, 18GB unified memory, 512GB SSD storage, 16-inch Liquid Retina XDR display, 140W USB-C Power Adapter, Three Thunderbolt 4 ports, HDMI port, SDXC card slot, headphone jack, MagSafe 3 port, Backlit Magic Keyboard with Touch ID, Accessory Kit

Description: Are you an educator looking to harness the power of Mac devices to enhance your teaching experience? Join us for an immersive workshop tailored specifically for educators like you: "Mac Basics for Educators."

In today's digital age, integrating technology into the classroom has become essential for engaging students and fostering interactive learning experiences. Apple's Mac operating system offers a plethora of tools and features designed to streamline teaching workflows, increase productivity, and inspire creativity.

During this workshop, you'll dive into the fundamentals of Mac OS, learning how to navigate its intuitive interface with ease. From mastering essential keyboard shortcuts to organizing files efficiently, you'll gain practical skills that will save you time and simplify your daily tasks.
But that's not all! We'll also explore powerful educational apps and resources available on Mac devices, such as Pages, Keynote, and GarageBand. Discover how these tools can revolutionize lesson planning, facilitate collaboration, and empower students to unleash their creativity.

What to expect:
Navigating the Mac Interface: Get acquainted with the Mac desktop, Finder, Dock, and Menu Bar.
Productivity Tips: Learn time-saving shortcuts and organizational techniques to streamline your workflow.
Introduction to Key Apps: Explore essential apps like Pages, Keynote, and Numbers, and learn how to leverage them for lesson planning and presentations.
Creative Possibilities: Unleash your creativity with GarageBand and iMovie, and discover innovative ways to integrate multimedia into your curriculum.
Collaboration Tools: Explore how iCloud and Apple's collaboration features can enhance teamwork among students and educators.

Gain the knowledge and confidence to harness the full potential of Mac devices in your educational practice.