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Wow! What a day it was here yesterday on the Microsoft Education stand at Future Decoded! We were overwhelmed by the positivity and curiosity shown by all visitors, and it was great to hear everyone's views on how we can continue to make a positive impact within education, working with our partners and customers.
The following is a guest post from Gerald Haigh, that looks at the way in which teachers can use technology to transform one of the traditionally more time-consuming tasks – marking work and giving feedback to individual students.
The ability to use Microsoft products is a transferable skill that our students will be able to carry through with them into secondary school, further education and finally into employment. We’ve all seen how our favourite Microsoft tools like OneNote Class Notebook, Discussion forums, Wikis, Blogs, Surveys and so forth can support learning in an educational setting.
Minecraft is undeniably one of the hottest games in education—whether you’re new to the game or a Minecraft Master, we’ll have the Minecraft Team and current educators using the game tell you all about how to get started, how Minecraft is used to teach different subjects and scenarios, and how to take it to the next level.
Whether a teacher covering new material in class, or a student demonstrating their understanding of what they have learned, PowerPoint is a tool that allows all people to present information in a variety of engaging and creative ways, as well as including all sorts of other media through the use of PowerPoint add-on Office Mix. So whether you're new to PowerPoint 2016 or upgrading from a previous version, this Quick Start Guide will help you to learn the basics and take you through some of the new features.
Two of the top requests from our Office Lens users are support for Office 365 accounts, at work and school, and enhanced business card scanning and storage. Today we’re excited to deliver both of these features, making our pocket scanner app even more useful for business professionals, teachers and students.
The following Windows 10 deployment story comes to use courtesy of Paul Dredge at EasiPC, who oversaw the summer upgrade at Microsoft Showcase School Simon de Senlis Primary in Northamptonshire.
Earlier this year Ray earned a Silver award for Outstanding use of Technology in Education, and last Sunday he was presented with the Gold Platos Awards For Outstanding Teachers within the same category.
Today, OneNote and Office Mix team up to talk about the work we are doing to integrate with all major Learning Management Systems (LMS) and the benefits this brings educators.
Recently we’ve been looking at the some of the new features of Office 2016 applications through a series of Quick Start Guides aimed at helping everyone to be more productive, collaborative and efficient when using Office. Our focus today is OneNote 2016, which is where you can keep all of your notes for a variety of subjects, work collaboratively on group projects and assignments, or if you are a teacher, the Class Notebook from where you manage your students’ work and class content.