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We are pleased to be sharing details of an upcoming Microsoft-sponsored webinar run by Education Week, featuring presenters from the IDC along with a panel of teachers, who will look at the power of digital inking in the classroom and how it drives increased collaboration and productivity.
Sometimes getting started in programming can be intimidating, but finding the tools to learn how to code shouldn’t be. That’s why we’ve created a single destination for all students developer resources, tools, software and tutorials. Imagine Access, your all-access pass to the software tools you need no matter your skill level or experience, and all at no cost to students!
As schools prepare for the start of another school year and teachers get their classrooms ready to welcome students, we are introducing additional features to meet the needs of schools, teachers and students. Today we are announcing changes to Office 365 Education that will make it easier for schools to meet their security and compliance needs at a time when teaching and learning are becoming increasingly collaborative and cloud-connected.
Continuing our journey through the Windows 10 tutorial video series, we now meet Cortana - your personal digital assistant. Designed to help you quickly manage your life and easily get things done on your Windows 10 PC, tablet, and phone, Cortana can be used in a number of ways.
The stores are chock-full of school supplies, buses are back on their routes, and anticipation is in the air: it's back-to-school time again. And while parents and students are doing their part to be school-ready, teachers have been working behind-the-scenes to prepare for perhaps the most important job there is: educating our next generation.
With the first day of September now upon us, the start of the new academic year is just around the corner. It's an exciting time for all concerned, with the curriculum and course materials all planned out, but some teachers may still be searching for that extra special something to help bring the subject matter to life and engage the students more deeply in the learning process.
We have reached the point in our Windows 10 video tutorial series at which we take closer look at Microsoft Edge, the powerful new browser in Windows 10. Learn how to search using the address bar, annotate directly onto websites with your pen, improve your online reading experience with reading view, and how to access features using the Hub.
For students and parents all over the UK, A-level results day is one of the most important moments in the calendar year. Over 450,000 students have been accepted to university or colleges so far this year, and results day in particular causes a huge spike in traffic to the UCAS website. It’s therefore vital that technology plays its part at a time which is already stressful for a lot of young people.
Consistency of experience is crucial within education. Ensuring that everyone within a class – including the teacher – is getting the same experience when using apps and software is vital to the smooth running of lessons, allowing everyone to progress with projects and work collaboratively.
Every year Microsoft holds the Hackathon event, bringing together employees from all areas of the company to create, innovate and hack. This year's Grand Prize was awarded within Education, and was built around OneNote, an Office 365 application hugely popular with students and teachers alike.