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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.
There’s little doubt that the arrival of inexpensive Windows tablets (Dell, HP, Linx, Toshiba, for example) is giving schools – especially those needing to update or replace their existing computers - the freedom to think differently about their technology infrastructure.
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.
Students and teachers of all ages will use internet browsers for research, work, and collaboration. Microsoft Edge is the all new browser debuting in Windows 10 that allows you to #DoMore when online.
This September Broadclyst Community Primary School will be hosting 'Decoding the Future', an event aiming to bring together school leaders from across the UK and from further afield, through both physical attendance and via Skype for Business.
Juggling a plethora of subjects, lessons, tutorials, deadlines, and of course the all-important social life, can be a headache for students and teachers. Demands are constantly being made of your time, and if you’re not careful things can fall off the radar and you might find yourself struggling to keep on top of your work.
This latest clip from the Surface team will help those who haven't yet used a Surface 3 to see some of the everyday uses and capabilities of this device within education, and for those of you who are already Surface 3 users, you might pick up a new trick or two!