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Education news, trends, and highlights by Anthony Salcito, Vice President, Worldwide Education, Microsoft

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  • Blog Post: New online safety features coming in Windows 8

    It’s a fact of life that students increasingly are looking to the Web to consume information about their world, connect with friends, to gather information and research for school work and more. As students' digital appetite continues to grow, parents and schools need to be much more mindful of...
  • Blog Post: Cool new devices for schools at CES

    I’m back in the office after a quick trip to Las Vegas for CES . I love to walk the show floor each year to see all the new gadgets, not just because it’s fun to tinker with new technology, but because I like to get a first look at the new innovations that could be most useful when applied...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft announces $15M R&D focus on next-generation learning models, plus resources for students & teachers

    UPDATED July 18th at 8:00 a.m. PT with URL to White House press release . Recognizing it will take all of us…schools, parents, guardians, foundations, governments and corporate partners to meet the challenges facing our kids today…we are honored to be invited to meet with President Obama...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Supports Safer Internet Day

    As technology has advanced in our lives…and increasingly the way in which we communicate, collaborate, consume information and content…I think the pace at which technology has evolved has probably outpaced some of the fundamentals that we've trained our kids on how to be safe in the world...
  • Blog Post: University Students Meet Their Perfect PC

    I thought I would share with you some fun commercials that were created at the University of Kentucky and the University of Colorado at Boulder this summer. They build on the concept our highly successful Laptop Hunter ads where people are looking for a computer that fits their lifestyle and their budgets...
  • Blog Post: Digital You...Digital Me

    I blogged recently about the about the importance of identity. And after featuring my avatar in a recent discussion I had at the Fashion Institute of Technology , I thought it would be fun to share…Ants. Ants is my Xbox Live avatar and a connected Windows Live identity persistent across Live experiences...
  • Blog Post: Video of the Week: Your Digital Lifestyle

    New feature this week....Every week I'll be posting a video (sometimes more than one) that highlights education case studies, technology tools, training, or even inside sneak peeks at Microsoft events, customer advisory meetings, etc. The first post is a video that's probably very familiar to those of...
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