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Presentations are used every day to educate, enlighten and energize. Head teachers will have to present to teachers, teachers will need to present daily to their students, and those students will have to present on many occasions throughout their education and beyond. This tutorial in our Sway series will show you how Sway can be used to make great presentations, and how you can make the most of the easy to use features to make your presentation as interactive and informative.
As well as giving you the opportunity to interact and take a sneak peek at what the future of the classroom looks like with the power of Surface 3 and Surface Hub, we're now excited to tell you that at our October 22nd Surface in Education event you'll also be able to experience two brand new products that were only announced this week - Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book.
Over the past year Microsoft in Education has been working in partnership with Achievement for All, a movement focussed on educational change, and this week we are thrilled to be taking part in the AfA national conference in Birmingham. Joining us at the NEC will be students and staff from Microsoft Showcase School Simon de Senlis Primary, who have been at the centre of an ambitious project based learning initiative.
We are listening to feedback from teachers and staff and improving Class Notebooks based suggestions from educators. Today we are happy to announce the upcoming release of two new capabilities, which are a direct result of talking to teachers and were also announced in our blog post back in May.
A few days ago we introduced the first in a series of Quick Start Guides all about the new features to be found within the applications making up Office 2016. If you missed the first instalment last week, here's the Word 2016 Quick Start Guide. Today we're going to take a closer look at Excel 2016.
As teachers are returning to their classrooms, we want to help make this the best year yet! Here are some simple tips and tricks on how the new features in Windows 10 (free to upgrade) save time for teachers and make learning more fun for students.
Last week was an exciting time for us with the release of Office 2016. Packed full of new features and improvements, there are plenty of ways in which educators and students of all ages will be able to achieve more with the latest versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote.
We’ve been hearing about what must have a good claim to be the earliest whole-school adoption of Windows 10 in the country, if not in the world. The installation – at the 700 pupil Arnhem Wharf Primary in Tower Hamlets– began on 3 August this year, five days after the Windows 10 global release.
Over the last few weeks we have been looking at a series of video tutorials for Sway, and so far we have explored what Sway is and how it can be used to make a tutorial and share a vacation - but it doesn't stop there. Another way that this app can help you to collaborate and share at school, at home or on the go, is through creating newsletters.