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Encouraging Academic Excellence Through iPad Profiles

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October 24, 2018

Encouraging Academic Excellence Through iPad Profiles

Presentation from JNUC 2018, the world's largest rally of Apple IT administrators.

Session:
Encouraging Academic Excellence Through iPad Profiles

Presented by:
Robert Brown, Foxcroft Academy

View all session slides, recordings and more at https://www.jamf.com/events/jamf-nation-user-conference/2018/.

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October 24, 2018
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  2. © JAMF Software, LLC Robert Brown Director of Technology Foxcroft

    Academy
  3. © JAMF Software, LLC Encouraging Academic Excellence Through iPad Profiles

    Presentation agenda: Foxcroft iPad Philosophy Whitelisting with “Restrict App Usage” Smart Groups with LDAP Extended Attribute Results Additional Applications
  4. © JAMF Software, LLC Who is Foxcroft Academy • Town

    Academy est. 1823 • Boarding and Day School • 450 Students from 20 Countries • 1-to-1 iPad High School since 2011
  5. © JAMF Software, LLC Unrestricted Unless… iPad Philosophy Personal Learning

    Tool • Parental Request • Outstanding Financial Balance • History of Damage/Loss • Academic Probation
  6. © JAMF Software, LLC iPad Philosophy School Culture Integration •

    Students, Teachers, Trustees and Substitutes • Handbooks and Policies • Daily Announcements and Calendar • Board School Management • iTunesU and Portfolios
  7. © JAMF Software, LLC • Unmet Standard • Reporting Period

    • PowerSchool Report • Email Notification Academic Probation D and F List
  8. © JAMF Software, LLC D and F List and OpenLDAP

    • fa-device-academic- probation Populate OpenLDAP • Set to “0” for all • Read D & F List (csv) • “1” for each entry Perl Script OpenLDAP
  9. © JAMF Software, LLC OpenLDAP Boolean: • “0” Meeting Standards

    • “1” Academic Probation
  10. © JAMF Software, LLC for my $entry ($mesg->entries) { my

    $uname = $entry->get_value( 'uid' ); my $academic_probation = $entry->get_value( 'fa-device-academic-probation' ); print "Changing Academic Probation attribute for $uname from $academic_probation to \"0\"\n"; $ldap->modify ( $entry, replace => { 'fa-device-academic-probation' => '0', }, ); $mesg->code && die $mesg->error; } open(FILE, "< $dandflist") || die "Can't open input_file\n"; while (<FILE>) { ($temp,$temp,$temp,my $email) = split(/\,/); (my $uname) = split(/\@/,$email); $mesg = $ldap->search( base => "ou=Students,ou=People,dc=foxcroftacademy,dc=org", filter => "(uid=$uname)" ); for my $entry ($mesg->entries) { print "Setting Academic Probation attribute for $uname to \"1\"\n"; $ldap->modify ( $entry, replace => { 'fa-device-academic-probation' => '1', }, ); $mesg->code && die $mesg->error; } } close(FILE); Perl Import Script
  11. © JAMF Software, LLC Extension Attribute and Smart Group

  12. © JAMF Software, LLC Whitelist • Assigned Apps Only •

    100+ Apps • Per Request • Hide vs. Remove • Smart Group • Library iPads • Additional Groups
  13. © JAMF Software, LLC • Google Account Authentication Special Bundle

    IDs com.apple.social.SLGoogleAuth com.apple.webapp • Webclips
  14. © JAMF Software, LLC • Teacher Notification • Google Form

    • LDAP Attribute • Delegate!!! Removal from Academic Probation Meeting All Standards
  15. © JAMF Software, LLC Web-based Management Interface

  16. © JAMF Software, LLC • Polls LDAP • Create HTML

    • Updates LDAP attributes immediately Perl and Javascript Web-based Management Interface
  17. © JAMF Software, LLC Authenticate Generate Update Web-based Management Interface

  18. © JAMF Software, LLC • Change Over Term • Remediation

    Increase • 16.4% - avg. 36.3% Results D and F List
  19. © JAMF Software, LLC • Decrease in Multiple Unmet Standards

    Results D and F List
  20. © JAMF Software, LLC • “Students are actively seeking out

    their teachers to resolve the iPad restrictions.” Results Anecdotal Evidence - Jonathan Pratt, Assistant Head of Academics • “They [Students] are working harder to get off academic probation. Even though sometimes for the wrong reason. To get their games.” - Ryan Nickerson, Head of Math Dept • “Students are bringing their grades up quicker. Sometimes within 2 or 3 days, in order to unrestrict their iPads.” - George Rolleston, Head of Science Dept • “After their first experience on device probation, students realize they want to avoid losing access to their favorite apps and features for expression. It's been effective in keeping my at risk students engaged and moving forward.” - Mia Morison, English Teacher
  21. © JAMF Software, LLC • “Eli” • Relevance • Empowerment

    • Poverty Project • F to B+ Results Success Stories
  22. © JAMF Software, LLC • Custom Attributes • Perl Module

    and/or API Portability and Additional Applications Other Directory Services Additional Applications • iPad Collection • Campus Restrictions
  23. © JAMF Software, LLC Portability and Additional Applications

  24. © JAMF Software, LLC Portability and Additional Applications • No

    Network Device Registration • fa-networkDevicesActive = 0 • Firewall Exception Removed Device Probation
  25. © JAMF Software, LLC Portability and Additional Applications • “Academic

    Probation” • Administrative Assistants • 95% Returned by Week 2 Enrollment Paperwork
  26. © JAMF Software, LLC • Teachers and Advisors • Boolean

    vs List Academic Probation 2.0 More Delegation Real Time Restrictions • Update Inventory • API
  27. © JAMF Software, LL THANK YOU!