iTunes U has been a transformative tool for educators working with students on iPads. Teachers can design courses that include a variety of media, assignments and materials all in one organized place.
The new iTunes U update adds lots of exciting features to this powerful app. In addition to the in-course group discussions users can now participate in one-to-one private discussions within an iTunes U course. Teachers can now collect and grade work submitted by students in iTunes U and keep track of grades with a built in grade book. iTunes U has partnered up with a variety of apps to make it easy for students to turn in work they have created on their iPad!
Available now, this update is a game changer for current iTunes U teachers as well as those planning courses for the upcoming school year. Visit Apple’s iTunes U page to learn more!
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Monica Burns is a fifth grade teacher in a 1:1 iPad classroom. Visit her website at classtechtips.com for creative education technology tips and technology lesson plans aligned to the Common Core Standards.