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Apple Tech Update and PD Sessions (UPDATED)

Apple Tech Update and PD Sessions



Apple is one of the leading titans in technology today. With products that include the iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch and Apple TV, Apple services over 500 million users worldwide with over 1 Billion Active Apple Devices. Individuals use their devices daily and more so in a society where Education, Business, and Leisure are all operating exclusively on the World Wide Web due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.


Apple recognizes the need for individuals to know their devices through and through to be able to successfully and efficiently conduct their everyday functions from home. Education and Professional Development are fields that Apple is keying in on with their ‘Apple Tech Update’ sessions.


Apple is also providing various essential professional development sessions with Apple Professional Learning Specialists next week that will be listed below. Each virtual conference will run for approximately 45 minutes and will provide an opportunity for educators to experience the videos in the Apple Education Learning Series and engage in dialogue with Team Members from Apple.


You can find an updated list of sessions available each day at:



Monday, June 15:



Increase Productivity with AssistiveTouch - Register Here

11:00am Central

AssistiveTouch is a built-in accessibility feature that lets you adapt the iPad Multi-Touch screen to your physical needs. In this video, you’ll learn how to customize gestures and make other features accessible with just a touch from the AssistiveTouch menu. Increase productivity with new ways to search, take screenshots, and work with multiple apps. 



Accessibility: Improve Reading Fluency  - Register Here

1:00pm Central

Powerful assistive features are built into iPad to support your vision, hearing, motor skills, learning, and literacy. In this video, you’ll learn how features such as Speak Screen, Safari Reader, and Speech Controller enable reading fluency, comprehension, and composition for every learning style.