Define your project’s scope
iPad and Mac in education scale from shared devices in individual classrooms to district-wide one-to-one. Define the scope of your deployment and set a timeline for milestones as you progress through implementation to full utilization.
Prepare your environment
Sign up for Apple School Manager. Connect to Microsoft Azure Active Directory so every student and staff member can access Apple services. Connect your Student Information System (SIS) to import class rosters. Select and link a mobile device management (MDM) solution to Apple School Manager.
Enable your teams
Engage with Apple Professional Services to develop best practices for device deployment and management, leverage Apple Teacher Learning Center and Apple Professional Learning to enable your teaching staff to innovate in the classroom. Engage your curriculum team to select apps and books that support your learning objectives and outcomes, and create and test your deployment plan.
Deploy devices and content
Configure devices with settings, restrictions and content. Roll out devices to classrooms, students, and teachers. Setup content caching to make the most effective use of Wi-Fi and internet bandwidth. Implement Apple TV to support dynamic and interactive classrooms. Manage devices with Apple School Manager and MDM.
Provide teaching and learning tools
Save instructional time with Classroom and Schoolwork apps. Provide teachers with insight into student progress to support individualized instruction. Help teachers bring coding and core creative skills to every subject with Everyone Can Code and Everyone Can Create curricula. Run summative and formative assessments.
To browse the Education Deployment Guide, click Table of Contents at the top of the page.