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  • Blog Post: Stay on top of classes and assignments with myHomework for Windows 8

    I am a big fan of apps that allow me to sync my data across all my devices, and myHomework is a great example of a Windows 8 app that does just that, all within an elegant and clean environment. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the app, myHomework is an awesome cross platform student planner...
  • Blog Post: Tablets in Education: Why is 1:1 the best ratio?

    Excerpt from ‘Using 1:1 to Unlock Learning’ It might surprise you to find out that actually it is not the best ratio all of the time. But, 1:1 will be the best ratio some of the time. In terms of the question, “What is the best ratio?”, there is no easy answer to this. It really depends on what it is...
  • Blog Post: Tablets in Education: Devices in Education eBook (Updated)

    Following on from the launch of our Devices in Education eBook last year, we have just created an update to the eBook that covers some of the new devices that we feel are great for an education audience. The updated eBook showcases devices such as the Dell Venue 8 Pro and the Surface 2 and can be viewed...
  • Blog Post: Tablets in Education: Williston Northampton School chooses Surface Pro to bring down the walls of their classrooms and make Anytime, Anywhere Learning a reality (video)

    The Williston Northampton School in Massachusetts is home to 80 Middle School students and 450 Upper School students coming from 27 states in the US and 27 countries. A couple years ago, they started envisioning what a 1:1 computing program would look like for their school – but could not find...
  • Blog Post: Upgrade your Windows and get a new view on your world! (Guest Post)

    Guest post By Alan Richards, Senior Consultant at Foundation SP and SharePoint MVP. This time last year the computing worlds view of Microsoft Windows changed forever, Windows 8 changed the way we interact with not only our PC’s but also our laptops, phones and tablet devices. Windows 8 was not only...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Devices in Education: Acer Aspire S7 Review

    The Aspire S7 is an ultra-thin, ultra-light premium ultrabook from the folks at Acer. This touch based device comes in white, with a super durable gorilla glass lid, and offers an amazing Windows 8.1 experience for those students, IT pro's and school/college/university leaders looking for a premium device...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8.1 in Education: Showcase Video

    Great new video showcasing some of the awesome new features within Windows 8.1 and the wide range of PC’s that they run on. This video is a great complement to the Windows 8.1 in Education Infographic we shared recently. In case you missed it, the full infographic can be viewed/downloaded below. Windows...
  • Blog Post: Windows 8 Devices in Education: Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S Review

    The Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11S is a unique hybrid device that can be used as both a tablet and traditional laptop. With a vibrant orange colour scheme that really helps make the device stand out, the Yoga 11S offers 4 orientations that provides an ultraportable full Windows 8 experience. With the ability...
  • Blog Post: Deploying a Windows Store App with Configuration Manager 2012 SP1

    By Simon May One of a series of videos I’m working on that show how deployment works for modern apps , Windows Store apps, Windows 8 apps, Windows RT apps or Appx packages – whatever you like to call them. There are a few ways that you can deploy these types of apps to Windows 8 and Windows RT devices...
  • Blog Post: A Windows 8 tablet built for teachers

    Ergo have come up with a great tablet that can be used in education environments, with lots of nice features for teachers. The Ergo Hybrid is the first model in the new range of sleek, slim, Windows® 8 compatible Tablets. Unless you’ve been hiding in a cupboard somewhere, you might know...
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