As Google steals its education thunder, what can Microsoft do?

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Many schools, however, have historically not been able to pay the premium that Apple commands for its high-end products and have opted for Windows-based devices. So if most of the software people want is cloud-based and online, why pay Microsoft or Apple for proprietary, integrated software that’s tied in with their operating systems? K–12 purchases of mobile computers. Second, Google’s apps are free for educators, whereas Microsoft makes you pay. Education Blog

50 Alternatives To Lecturing

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Ed note: This post is promoted by SEU’s Master of Education program, who asked to write about how learning is changing, and let you know about their Master of Education and Educational Leadership program, which can you read more about here. Lecture likely has a place in education. In the background knowledge-building phase of learning, for example. Learning Models. Self-directed learning. Learning through play. Mobile learning.