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  • Blog Post: Cloud Fundamentals Video Series

    The Trustworthy Computing group has been recording a series on Cloud computing fundamentals. The series (some 25 videos) wraps up this week with a series finale . There are a lot of issues with cloud computing including privacy, transparency, security, and more. These videos capture industry leaders...
  • Blog Post: Useful Download Links for Windows 8 and Windows Phone Development

    Part of my job is to help people find valuable resources. I especially like it when they are free. Free is good. These links are for students, faculty and professional (or non professional) developer.  Please check these links out, visit the websites, find what looks interesting and download the...
  • Blog Post: Prototypes from Microsoft Education Labs

    Microsoft Education Labs is a sort of technology playground for the Microsoft Education Products group. They have a blog and other pages to share ideas and have discussions about ideas for technology in education for example. They also have some, well let’s call them experimental prototypes. Good software...
  • Blog Post: Field Trip! Johnny Cupcakes and More

    I’d never heard of Johnny Cupcakes until just recently. The other night I made the opening remarks and welcome at an event run by STEP that Microsoft hosted at the Microsoft New England Research and Development center (NERD for short). Johnny Cupcakes is a company started by an energetic, one might say...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Free Tools for Teachers

    Every so often I do a talk on various free software tools that Microsoft has available for teachers. The other day I did one such talk at the Mass CUE conference. In preparation I made a handout that listed the resources I talked about and then a bunch more. I thought that this might be a good time to...
  • Blog Post: DreamSpark–Software for Learning

    I’ve talked about DreamSpark before of course but the start of the school year seems like a great time for a reminder. The Microsoft DreamSpark Program provides students with Microsoft Professional Development tools for free ! Lots of tools! The full professional suite including Visual Studio and...
  • Blog Post: Interesting Links July 5 2010

    Did you have a good Fourth of July weekend? Technically a holiday for me today as the real day come on the Sunday. I understand it was a bit of a holiday in Norway as well – Queen Sonja’s birthday. I was pretty busy at ISTE last week and then catching up on things a bit. Oh ok a lot. So not...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Institutes for Education Leaders

    IF you have missed the previous Microsoft Institutes for Education Leaders in the past there are a new set of events now scheduled. I expect that more will be added in different locations over time so check the Microsoft Institutes for Education Leaders from time to time. (Oh, and there is food. :-)...
  • Blog Post: Pre-Collegiate Faculty Connection Redesign

    Back a year or so ago Microsoft opened the Pre-collegiate faculty connection web portal to share resources for computer science, computer programming, web development and other related teaching areas. It’s been a pretty successful site with tens of thousands of teachers visiting it for news and resources...
  • Blog Post: Web 2.0 and Other Educational Resources from Microsoft

    OK, this may not be the definitive index to Microsoft resources for teachers but it’s close. Something for everyone from elementary school English teachers to high school science teachers (check out the world wide telescope) to high school computer science teachers. Lots to choose from. Web 2.0 and Other...
  • Blog Post: Interesting Links September 21 2009

    I’m convinced that the best online conversations about computer science education are taking place around Mark Guzdial’s blog these days. he recent blog post What changes CS Education? is a great example of that. besides the comments there (still coming in) there are blog responses by Leigh Ann Sudol...
  • Blog Post: New Windows Live Movie Maker Available

    I’m a huge fan of the Windows Live set of tools. I use Windows Live Writer to write and post all of my blog posts (to several different blog engines BTW) and Windows Live Messenger keeps me connected to friends all over the world. And Photo Gallery has a lot of great features. Sticking together several...
  • Blog Post: Summer Webcast Series for Interns and Recent Graduates

    July 22 2:00-3:00pm EST Explore productivity and UI enhancements, easier home network file sharing with HomeGroup, new and improved security features, and 10 Great "Under the Radar" Features in Windows 7 RC. Gain useful tips to improve your presentation skills for the classroom and your career...
  • Blog Post: More Free Windows 7 Training

    Last night I was in the supermarket and the bag boy noticed my old Windows Longhorn shirt and asked me if I worked for Microsoft. When I replied that I did he told me he was trying out Windows 7 Beta. Quite a world we live in where high school kids are beta testing new operating systems. I wonder how...
  • Blog Post: Interesting Links Twittered and Otherwise May 11th 2009

    I’ve decided I really like to do weekly wrap ups of interesting links. Initially it started as a way of sharing with people who don’t follow me on Twitter as well as to give some additional “link love” to some sites I really appreciate. Now it also helps me stay organized and since there is no 140 character...
  • Blog Post: A Little Link Love

    I have a number of friends and co-workers who are blogging for higher education students (and to some extent higher ed faculty) who I really should give a shout out to. If you are looking for some interesting people to follow these people are worth checking out – especially if you are or know someone...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft is looking for people who have taught introductory programming

    I found a blog post by the Microsoft Learning team titled Have you taught introductory developer courses-—We want you! I’ve included some of the post below. Visit the post itself for contact information if you are interested. Have you taught introductory developer courses in a high school, college, or...
  • Blog Post: February 2009 Free eBooks from Microsoft Learning

    Over at the Microsoft Learning community blog I found a post with this month's Microsoft Press 25th Anniversary "Free e-Book of the Month" offer . It's available for a limited time only so grab them now! Microsoft Visual C# 2008 Express Edition: Build a Program Now! by Patrice Pelland  ...
  • Blog Post: Teaching Office Resources, University Lectures, Things Found on Twitter

    Twitter continues to grow as part of my professional learning network. This week I learned about a number of new resources for training, teaching and learning. For example, from MSOfficeResKit   I learned about a large set of customizable training resources for teaching Office 2007. The full list...
  • Blog Post: Useful Web Links for Computer Science Teachers

    I keep doing sets of links to hand out at various conferences. It seems like every time I do the list comes out a little differently. Some new things. Some things have new addresses. And the order of things changes for the audience. This list is from a pair of handouts I have put together for a high...
  • Blog Post: Windows 7: To the Beta and Beyond

    Something for the IT people at your school or district. Date: Thursday, February 12th Time: 11:00am Pacific Time https://ms.istreamplanet.com/springboard Join Mark Russinovich and a panel of subject matter experts for a live discussion of what's in store for IT pros with Windows® 7...
  • Blog Post: Social Computing/Networking and Reaching Out To Students

    If you are viewing this post using a web browser and slide down the screen a little you will find a number of things. Among the “ego badges” about Twitter followers and blog follower notices and above the links to other blogs you will find a new gadget. This gadget (I’m told that is what it is called...
  • Blog Post: One More Reason I’m Proud of Working For Microsoft

    Interesting article about “ a survey of major corporations [of which companies are] doing the best job of investing in its community. The survey was part of a study published by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University .” Microsoft named top U.S. company for community...
  • Blog Post: Learning Snacks

    I received the following announcement about Learning Snacks last week. Since I am out today (minor surgery) and looking for posts for this week this was a natural. :-) Plus of course I love the idea of short presentations that have potential for introducing concepts to programming classes, system management...
  • Blog Post: MSDN Developer Conference

    Wait! Aren’t the MSDN Developer Conference programs for professional developers? Well, yes, generally speaking they are. But at the same time they can be valuable learning (dare I say professional development) opportunities for educators and academic technology support people. Few of you can attend the...
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