Media-rich learning is the ideal way for teachers to connect with today’s students. Apple’s iLife software suite provides all the tools students need to create media-rich projects such as historical documentaries, poetry photo books, foreign language podcasts, science project websites, and more. Teachers across the globe are using iLife to enliven lessons, meet standards, and prepare students with 21st-century skills.


iMovie, iPhoto, Garageband, iDVD, iWeb
iMovie, iPhoto, Garageband, iDVD, iWeb

Every Mac comes with iLife, an award-winning software suite that lets you and your students express your ideas — and yourselves — with video, images, text, and sound. iLife applications share the same interface and menu commands, so once you learn one application you’ve basically learned them all. They’re also designed to work together flawlessly. So it’s simple to organize video clips, photographs, or sound files, and then drop them into all the applications using Apple’s one-of-a-kind Media Browser.

iLife includes the following applications:
  • iPhoto, for storing, organizing, editing, and sharing digital photos. Resource Link
  • iMovie, for creating digital movies. Resource Link
  • GarageBand, for performing, recording, and creating music and podcasts. Resource Link
  • iDVD, for creating professional-looking DVDs.
  • iWeb, for producing websites, blogs, and wikis with MobileMe. Resource Link


Numbers, Pages, Keynote
Numbers, Pages, Keynote

iWork is a suite of productivity applications that make it easy to create great-looking documents, amazing spreadsheets, and impressive, high-quality presentations. With iWork, word processing becomes much more interesting. You and your students can start with professionally designed templates and easily add images and graphs to enhance a key point. Science majors, for example, can use iWork to organize their research, visualize complex concepts, write grants, and present their findings.

iWork includes the following applications:
  • Pages
  • Numbers
  • Keynote

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iTunes U

iTunes U, part of the iTunes Store, is possibly the world’s greatest collection of free educational media available to students, teachers, and lifelong learners. With over 175,000 educational audio and video files available, iTunes U* has quickly become the engine for the mobile learning movement. It puts the power of the iTunes Store in the hands of qualifying universities so they can distribute their educational media to their students or to the world.

The Find Out How...In the Classroom

Explore the powerful, elegant features of the Mac to seamlessly integrate rich content with a variety of media, and to effortlessly share student work and manage classroom projects. So you can learn, teach, and create like never before.


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