Education Insights

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

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  • Blog Post: K-12 Schools…Taking the Microsoft Cloud by Storm

    I’ve talked a lot about the value of Live@edu in higher education on this blog, and that’s not to say there’s isn’t demand in the K-12 space…in fact, we are seeing huge spikes of interest from school districts and Ministries of Education around the world. The Kentucky Department...
  • Blog Post: Navigating the Web with Microsoft Pivot

    I love playing with new technologies and gadgets. I recently installed Microsoft Pivot , a cool new technology…it’s almost like an Excel pivot table with Web image search. Pivot is a research experiment from Live Labs that allows people to visualize data and then sort, organize and categorize it dynamically...
  • Blog Post: Illinois Software Donation Helps Students Gain Career Skills

    Some level of technology skills is required in almost every profession and job these days. A recent IDC report commissioned by Microsoft showed that global spending on IT will create 5.8 million new jobs by 2013…so what are we doing to make sure our students are prepared? Today, we announced the donation...
  • Blog Post: Everyone Can Be an Astronaut With WorldWide Telescope

    I’m not afraid to admit that I get truly excited about technology of all shapes and sizes. The joy comes from experiencing cool design, life-changing functionality, and pure fun…but perhaps the most meaningful and powerful reactions are to technologies that fundamentally open up our world and connect...
  • Blog Post: Blogging in Rapid City

    Cool program in Rapid City Area Schools in South Dakota designed to help get students excited about reading and sharing their reaction in blogs. Here’s a news piece which aired on a local TV station about the project. http://www.newscenterone.tv/stories/884.aspx Rapid City Area Schools is encouraging...
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