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  • Blog Post: 10 Ways To Start Using Skype In The Classroom - Edudemic

    Using Skype in the classroom shouldn't be a daunting task. In fact, it's a simple and effective education tool that not enough students get to try out! http://edudemic.com/2013/03/10-ways-to-start-using-skype-in-the-classroom/
  • Blog Post: Top 3 Reasons Schools Choose Office 365 over Google Apps

    As graduation caps flew into the air last week, other students earned a long, summer break from studying and raced their bikes to the corner store, or headed down to the lake. The luckiest students will return this autumn to schools that choose Office 365 for education. I’ll tell you why. Schools...
  • Blog Post: Office 365 for Education

    Office 365 for education officially launched last week. Now students, educators and school administrators will collaborate and work in ways never done before. Best part? It is FREE! Learn more about it here http://bit.ly/EduVPK
  • Blog Post: The Office Web Apps Group Project Toolkit

    The Office Web Apps Group Project Toolkit is designed to help students (or any end users that work in small groups), with cloud collaboration scenarios, like group brainstorming, a group presentation, a term paper and tracking group tasks in Excel. The goal is to learn how Office Web Apps and SkyDrive...
  • Blog Post: Boston Area SharePoint User group

    With all the great SharePoint stuff in New England Education, we wanted to make sure you are aware of BASPUG. The next meeting is next week. http://www.bostonsharepointug.org/Pages/Default.aspx
  • Blog Post: Live@Edu support for accessibility

    I've been fielding lots of questions on accessibility lately. In short, pick Live@Edu and Office 365 for Education to provide an accessable collaboration solution and limit litigation risk. For more than 20 years, Microsoft has been investing in platform technologies and product features that empower...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Conference 2011 - Registration Now Open

    Register now to attend Microsoft SharePoint Conference, the premier worldwide conference dedicated to SharePoint and related technologies! SharePoint Conference 2011 will be the only conference to hear experts from Microsoft and around the world share their experience and knowledge about a variety...
  • Blog Post: SharePoint Users Group for Education

    The SharePoint Users Group for Education continues to gain momentum. This is a user group run by the users, we simply sponsor it. Topics range from technical to end user Users in past meetings have shared the following: · SharePoint deployment over a large geography-UNT · Training tips...
  • Blog Post: OCS for Blackboard Learning Platform

    Enabling Technologies wrote a really cool app that lights up Office Communication Server Instant Messaging and Presence within Blackboard. See the attached datasheet. For more information contact: info@enablingtechcorp.com www.enablingtechcorp.com
  • Blog Post: New Live@Edu Resource For Customers - Custom Landing Page Kit

    As a follow-up to the “Students. Yes!” Live@Edu campaign, we’ve added a great new resource to build awareness among students of the many great benefits of Live@Edu. Available today is a “microsite” html template kit with images and html files to easily deploy a customizable webpage to educate their students...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft provides free resources to help with H1N1

    The Microsoft Education Team would like to make you aware of some great ways to reach your students outside of the classroom. Microsoft launched a new web site ( www.microsoft.com/education/H1N1 ) to provide support to teachers and schools who may be dealing with the challenges of the H1N1 virus in their...
  • Blog Post: Live@ Edu Education Webcasts

    Learn how Microsoft Live@edu can benefit your K-12 Education Institution presented by Barbara Chung, Education Solutions Specialist Monday, October 5- 10:00AM Pacific Join us for this webcast to learn how Microsoft Live@edu can offer your K-12 institution the ultimate suite of collaboration...
  • Blog Post: OLW - Help your study group make the grade (or any group project)

    There are many ways Microsoft Office Live Workspace beta can make your life easier. Today, we’ll show you how to use a workspace for your next group project. A workspace gives you a single online place where your group can store notes and schedules, and create a final report, without having to merge...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Unified Communications (MUC) User Group

    We are pleased to invite you to the first meeting of the Microsoft Unified Communications User Group for Educational Institutions. This is an independent group that encourages communication between users of (and people interested in) Microsoft Unified Communication products and services. Sentri...
  • Blog Post: Group Projects Made Easy - Office Live Workspaces

    If you have not tried OLW, check it out. I started using this for a cross Edu project and it works great. Think MOSS "lite" that works awesome outside the firewall out of the box. Group projects are tough when everyone has different schedules. One way to stay organized is Office Live Workspace...
  • Blog Post: Waltham MTC - Implementing Campus Communications with Business Continuity 11/13

    You're invited to see this technology in a live interactive presentation. Learn more about the benefits from Microsoft OCS, Exchange 07, and PAETEC Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Solutions. Registration is complimentary, simply use the registration link below Registration Link: http:...
  • Blog Post: MOSS User Groups in New England

    Fairfield/Westchester SharePoint User Group (meets in CT): http://spug.gig-werks.com/default.aspx Contact is Daniel J. Segan dsegan@gig-werks.com New England SharePoint User Group (meets in MA): http://www.clearwaypartners.com/SUGHome.htm Contact is nersug@clearwaypartners.com K-16 SharePoint...
  • Blog Post: MOSS + CAS authentication session at Educause 10/29

    Based on the excellent work at Yale School of Management and The University of Miami we are sponsoring a technical session at Educause. MOSS + CAS: Hybrid Authentication/Authorization Architecture for SharePoint 2007 Wednesday October 29th from 10-10:30 AM Microsoft Booth at Educause Orlando, FL ...
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