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Throughout the month of August Microsoft will be running a series of webinars providing IT managers within Education insight into a several key aspects of Azure, and an opportunity to hear from one of our partners with extensive experience in delivering Azure-based solutions in academic scenarios.
Last week we shared a post from the Microsoft in Education blog that looks forward to some of the ways in which the latest version of our operating system will impact learners and educators of all ages, and now we’re pleased to be sharing another post that outlines some more of what’s new in Windows 10.
Focussing on the new features coming to OneNote Class Notebooks and OneNote Staff Notebooks, along with the future roadmap for the notebooks, the OneNote Class Notebooks for IT Admins webcasts will provide you with valuable information, and the opportunity to engage in an open Q&A with the OneNote engineering team on IT Admin and deployment topics.
Offering a wide choice of ‘click-through’ links to everything the student needs in order to organise and do their work on a daily basis, the myday student portal from Microsoft Education partner Collabco is a popular choice in Higher Education.
Today marks the launch of Windows 10! At Microsoft we are constantly thinking about how we can help empower educators and inspire students to achieve more and we believe that Windows 10 is going to be a big part of that mission.
Combining the familiarity and traditional uses of a digital whiteboard with the same full Windows experience that Surface users are accustomed to, the Surface Hub with its superior inking capabilities and range of applications is broadening the horizon of what is possible - and expected - in the classroom.
A regular task in the life of any student or teacher is researching and working on projects, often involving switching back and forth between various different applications and resources, and having to reference data or information from a variety of places while writing a report or creating a presentation.
While keeping up with lessons, lectures and personal studies is vital at any stage of education, it’s also important to give yourself a break from the academic side of life in order to stay fresh. For many students of all ages – and indeed a number of teachers – video games are a popular recreational release that help to balance the rigours of studying with personal enjoyment.
Gerald Haigh looks at the operational and educational impacts of replacing laptops with tablets at South Tyneside College.