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How to use Schooltime on Apple Watch to eliminate distractions

Schooltime Enabled Apple Watch Face

Introduced with watchOS 7, Schooltime is a feature intended to help kids focus during school hours. When enabled, you won’t see any notifications or have access to complications or the Control Center. This is a sensible feature for children during the school year and goes hand in hand with the new Family Setup feature on Apple Watch. But you don’t have to have kids to use it!

Schooltime is a great feature for adults too. It allows you to concentrate on your work without being distracted by notifications or even complications that tempt you. If you want to give it a try for your next workday, here’s how to use Schooltime on Apple Watch.

The best apps to help with homework on iPhone and iPad

Apps to Help with Homework - Brainly

Back in the day, the only way for kids to get help with homework was with a parent, guardian, or sibling. And while this was well and good for elementary school, middle school and especially high school aged kids had to hope the person helping had the knowledge in all subjects for that assistance.

But now, children of all ages can receive the help they need with their computer or mobile device. There’s nothing wrong with apps that explain concepts to kids in a way for them to not just complete their homework but understand what they’re learning too.

If you have a child in your life that could use a little help with their assignments this school year, this list is for you. These are some of the best iPhone and iPad apps to help kids with homework.

The best Apple Watch apps for students to plan their schedule

Apple Watch Apps for Student Planning

When it’s time for school to start up again, it’s important for students to plan their day and schedule their week. And there’s no handier way to do it than with apps for Apple Watch. With the wearable and right apps on your wrist, you can see which class starts when, what assignments are due, and when free time begins.

Here are some of the best Apple Watch apps for students to plan their schedule.

Using the new 2018 iPad Pro for school

iPad Pro for college

Our young video guy Harris Craycraft is a college student who doesn't shy away from using his Apple tablet for education. Quite the contrary, Harris is big on the new iPad Pro + Apple Pencil combo and has been vocal about the creativity and productivity afforded by the note-taking and sketching features of the Apple tablet. That's why we've asked him to put together a little video walkthrough to share how precisely he uses the latest iPad Pro at college.

5 excellent iPad Pro apps for college students

The iPad Pro and its second generation have made Apple’s tablets more powerful than they have ever been in the history of iOS. With the release of iOS 11, the iPad is more capable than ever to serve as a primary computing device for many people.

College students are some of the best suited primary iPad Pro users, and the following are some of the best apps to help those students flourish in college with Apple’s most powerful tablet.

Our favorite back to school tech gear

It's that time of year again. Summer is drawing to a close, and kids of all ages are headed back to school (in fact, many are already there). This of course means back to school shopping is now in full swing, so we wanted to put together a list of some of our favorite tech gear that we think will help set you up for success this year.

Apple’s 2016 Back to School promo goes live in the United States and Canada

Having launched in Australia and New Zealand in January, Apple announced that its annual Back to School promotion is live starting today through September 5, 2016 at Apple retail and campus stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada.

The promotion gives qualifying students, parents of students and educators who buy an eligible Mac with education pricing a free pair of Beats Solo2 Wireless headphones, or Powerbeats2 Wireless for eligible iPhone or iPad purchases.

Minneapolis school district deploys iPads for 40,000 students, as LA schools suspend rollout

The St. Paul School District in Minneapolis has announced plans to rollout iPads to 40,000 students in its district, all payed for by taxpayer dollars. The school district has chosen a suite of apps that will be used by students, teachers, and administrators for enhanced learning in the classroom, including an app called Nearpod that can project images and videos, and gather instant responses from students to enhance engagement. 

LA school security gets an ‘F’ as teens quickly bypass iPad restrictions

You just had to see this coming. Los Angeles is temporarily pulling the plug on plans to let students take home iPads issued by the school district. In a surprise move, tech-savvy teens cut through district security like a hot knife through butter, allowing them to check out websites, chat on Twitter or stream music, rather than stick to just school work.

In a memo to L.A. Unified School District officials, the police chief suggests delaying further home distribution of the Apple tablets. Earlier this year, the school district inked a $1 billion deal with Apple, providing as much as 31,000 iPads for all students...

Apple revises iTunes terms to allow educational accounts for children under 13

Apple has altered its iTunes Terms and Conditions to permit children under the age of 13 to operate individual iTunes accounts created at the request of an 'approved educational institution,' signaling the beginning of its next big push into education.

Previously, the company restricted iTunes accounts to children aged 13 or older. But with it landing major iPad distribution deals with school districts, the Mac-maker has announced that it will be changing its policy with the fall release of iOS 7...