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Microsoft Surface is aiming to inspire and challenge students as they showcase all the possibilities available to them when they leave school. Partnering with influencers who have recently embarked on careers of their own, we hope to inspire teenagers to understand the options available and their potential to #DoAnything.
Reports this morning state that the number of students being accepted on to university courses has hit a record high, with the UCAS admissions service revealing a 3% increase over last year's figures, with 409,000 places now confirmed.
To help teachers and IT managers with the transition to Windows 10 over the coming months, earlier this week we shared the first in a number of tutorials for Windows 10 from the Microsoft in Education YouTube channel, led by members of our Expert Educator community. Today we're going to look at the next video in this series, which explores some of the familiarities that teachers and student will find in Windows 10 based on their previous experiences with Windows operating systems.
On Mix for Teachers you'll find a section dedicated to Flipped Learning, which compares a number of scenarios and looks at the way in which Office Mix can enhance the learning practices.
For any teachers or IT staff that are looking to upgrade to Windows 10 in the next few weeks, we are pleased to share a number of tutorial videos with you, which are presented by members of the Microsoft Innovative Educator network.
Connect with people, express yourself, and discover more about the things you love with the Twitter app for Windows 10. Twitter for Windows 10 is a Universal Windows App that features a new media rich timeline and shows you photos and Vine videos.
Educators are always on the lookout for new and engaging ways to teach their students and provide them with meaningful and assistive feedback. One of the newer ways in which educators can enhance their source materials and bring their subjects to life is by using Office Mix.
One of the more recent additions to Office 365 is Sway, a creative medium that allows students to illustrate and express their ideas in a fun, interactive way and then very simply share them with their classmates, teacher and parents. First available as a preview towards the end of 2014, we’ve already seen lots of fantastic examples of Sways created by schools and universities all over the country, and we’re now pleased to be able to share this latest update from the Sway team, containing information about general availability, the Windows 10 Sway app, and more…
Teachers need efficient ways to collect student data. A flexible, powerful tool that can be used for a variety of different purposes, Excel Surveys provide an easy way for teachers to quickly and easily create and distribute feedback and assessment surveys from directly within the Office 365 environment.