Category: Education

Schools only offer on refurbished Apple iPads

Schools only offer on refurbished Apple iPads

Choose Apple iPad mini 2 or Apple iPad 4th Gen @ £109 plus VAT

Whilst stocks last we are offering refurbished Apple iPads to schools users (not individuals or students). Both are 16GB RAM with Wifi but no cellular connectivity- but then we dont think you’ll need that.

These were originally supplied by HardSoft about 2-3 years ago and all are with a full 12 months swap out warranty. Note Accidental damage and loss cover is not included.

All devices can be enrolled into an MDM solution such as Cisco Meraki and VM Ware Airwatch.

There is a minimum order. We do have limited quantities so once they are gone they are gone. If you wish to place an order please email sales@hardsoft.co.uk with the Quantity required and the Schools address and contact details. We will ship within 2-3 days and send an invoice on for payment, read more

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Minecraft Education – Coming to School iPads!

Minecraft Education – Coming to School iPads!

Microsoft launches Minecraft Education Edition for the iPad this September. The Education Edition was previously available in schools only on Windows 10 devices as well as macOS, but this new iPad version begins rolling out to schools starting with the new term this September!

Lease iPads for your School from HardSoft

Photo credit: Mojang

Worldwide there are around 35 million teachers and students, across 115 countries who are licenced to use Minecraft: Education Edition. The Education Edition of this popular game comes with sample lesson plans such as “City Planning for Population Growth”, “Exploring Factors and Multiples” and “Effects of Deforestation”. Microsoft said “with Apple, we’re making it possible for schools using iPads to teach everything from math and chemistry to history and writing with Minecraft: Education Edition. Students can tap into the power of iPad and document their learning with the “Minecraft: Education Edition camera and portfolio.” read more

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Apple Classroom Apps are Changing for 2018! Find out how right here

Apple Classroom Apps are Changing for 2018! Find out how right here

Over the last 30 years, HardSoft has had the privilege of working in partnership with educators to understand how the latest technology we lease helps teachers unlock the full potential of their students. We’re excited at HardSoft to introduce the new Apple iPad, ready to lease, packed with powerful apps and a brand-new curriculum to help teachers ensure each child has an array of magical, technology-led and interactive learning experiences.

This FAQ-style blog answers some of the inevitable questions that will come with the recent iPad release and iOS 11 updates regarding changes to Apple apps. read more

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Apple’s Schoolwork App is Changing how Students Learn

Apple’s Schoolwork App is Changing how Students Learn

Frequently Asked Questions about Schoolwork

schoolwork ipad

New Schoolwork App makes everything easier; Announcements, Handouts, Work plans…

Schoolwork is an iPad app built to help teachers unlock their student’s potential. Teachers can share class materials, assign activities within apps and view student progress in real time. Schoolwork allows the user to tailor instructions based on ‘individual needs’. Students have one place to see assignments, submit work, and view their own progress.

Q.Who can use Schoolwork?
A. Available to any education institution enrolled in Apple School Manager and uses Managed Apple IDs. School Manager is supported in 34 countries. read more

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