GarageBand update for iOS brings Apple Schoolwork support

GarageBand update for iOS brings Apple Schoolwork support

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Your next school assignment could be in GarageBand.
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GarageBand for iOS is one of the first Apple apps to add support for Schoolwork, giving teachers the ability to create GarageBand assignments and activities.

The version 2.3.4 update also allows you to view note labels on any Touch Instrument’s music keyboard.

Schoolwork, unveiled alongside the new 9.7-inch iPad this spring and made available late last month, makes it easier than ever for teachers and students to collaborate on school assignments.

One of the things that makes Schoolwork so powerful is that it allows teachers to create assignments and activities inside other apps, so that students can quickly get stuck into their work. GarageBand is one of the first apps to support this functionality.

GarageBand is fit for the classroom

GarageBand’s latest update gives teachers the ability to create Handouts and app activities that they can distribute to their class, while students can now submit completed assignments as GarageBand projects.

While the work is underway, teachers will be able to monitor student progress through the Schoolwork app, and collaborate with those who might need some assistance.

This update also gives all GarageBand users the ability to view note labels on any Touch Instrument’s music keyboard, and promises stability improvements and bug fixes.

You can download GarageBand version 2.3.4 for iOS for free from the App Store.