Microsoft Education Resources

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Microsoft Education Resources Microsoft for Education Site "Empower students today to be the creators of tomorrow and to achieve more" Microsoft Education Transformation Framework Flexible platform for education transformation Microsoft K-12 Education Transformation Framework: Modern teaching and learning Course Microsoft Education Resource Center implement the Education Transformation Framework in your school or district. Microsoft Microsoft Office

An Introduction To Microsoft Stream: Your School Districts Personalized and Private Video Sharing Platform

TeacherCast

What is Microsoft Stream? Microsoft Stream sits inside of your district's Microsoft 365 tenant and serves as an internal video creation and sharing service. Where Do You Find Microsoft Stream? Uploading Video to Microsoft Stream. Microsoft Stream Resources.

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Getting Started Using Microsoft Teams

TeacherCast

Let me introduce you to my new business partner … Microsoft Teams! . Today we are going to help you get started using Microsoft Teams for your next project! What is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams is a communications platform that allows you to create a unified workspace where you can share ideas, communicate through chat, organize your files, integrate your Office 365 files and so much more. In March, Microsoft Teams celebrated it's 2-year-old birthday.

How can Microsoft Teams and Flipgrid be used to create an AMAZING Digital Classroom for mobile learning?

TeacherCast

In this episode of the TeacherCast Podcast, we welcome Justin Chando from Microsoft Teams and Joey from Flipgrid on the podcast to talk about how to create a seamless digital classroom using collaborative tools found in Office365. The post How can Microsoft Teams and Flipgrid be used to create an AMAZING Digital Classroom for mobile learning? The TeacherCast Podcast Flipgrid Microsoft Education Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Math

Technology Tidbits

Microsoft Math is an excellent free mobile (iOS/Google Play) app for all things Math grades K-12. Also, Microsoft Math generates detail step-by-step instructions on how to solve the problem, videos, graphs, and more.

Launching Real “Reading Progress”: A Game Changer from Microsoft Education

NeverEndingSearch

Microsoft Education’s new (and free) Reading Progress application promises to be a game changer and I would get ready to introduce it to your faculty early in the school year. Note: Currently, the mobile version of the app supports audio only. Video for mobile is coming soon.).

Microsoft Simplifies Education Device Management and Collaboration

EdTech Magazine

By Jamie Trujillo By standardizing Microsoft devices and solutions, GOAL Academy can now focus on helping students of all levels succeed. Digital Workspace Management Mobile Device Management Software Team Collaboration

Using Microsoft Word Online – from Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

However, if you’re a powerhouse Microsoft Word user (or know someone who refuses to give it up), then know that you can easily create, edit, and collaborate on Word documents using the new Office Online or Office 365 , even on a Chromebook! However, Microsoft recently extended its educational Microsoft Office license to include its online 365 service in addition to desktop software and other robust tools to schools for free. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

Microsoft Math

Technology Tidbits

Microsoft Math is an excellent free mobile (iOS/Google Play) app for all things Math grades K-12. Also, Microsoft Math generates detail step-by-step instructions on how to solve the problem, videos, graphs, and more.

Microsoft Surface Go

techlearning

The Microsoft Surface Go is a 10-inch, ultra-portable two-in-one device that combines the portability of a tablet with optional accessories, including a keyboard, for a flexible laptop experience. Accessories: Surface Mobile Mouse $34.99; Surface Go Signature Type Cover $129.99; Surface Pen $99. The Surface Go is an excellent solution for districts that have adopted Microsoft Office 365 or any other Web-based programs.

Microsoft Launches New Cloud Tool and Convertible Devices to Ease Classroom Tech Use

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Hardware Mobile Device Management MobilityBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez New two-in-one devices — and an easier way to manage them — are on the table this year for the tech giant.

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects

EdTech Magazine

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects. My electrical and computer engineering students from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, finally received exposure for their work on the PROGNOSIS project when they placed at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 World Finals. Team AMANDA won first place in World Citizenship at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2016 World Finals and the project transformed into a large-scale experiment with 2,500 young people.

uHandy Mobile Microscope Duet review

Kathy Schrock

uHandy ask me to review their Mobile Microscope Duet and, after taking a look at it online, I readily agreed to test it out! Sample on Light Stage High-Mag Lens The High-Mag Lens (30x-1000x) can attach to the back of the mobile device, and the Light Stage can even be magnetically attached to it. And, when students move the High-Mag lens to the front camera, they can use the Circular Glass Slide and put liquid on the glass to view through the mobile device.

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects

EdTech Magazine

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects. My electrical and computer engineering students from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, finally received exposure for their work on the PROGNOSIS project when they placed at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 World Finals. Team AMANDA won first place in World Citizenship at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2016 World Finals and the project transformed into a large-scale experiment with 2,500 young people.

How Vincent Low Co-Founder And CEO OF Potato Play Raised $2.25M To Build Mobile Games From Asia To Worldwide Through Data-Driven Publishing

AsiaTechDaily

Register Vincent Low is the Co-Founder And CEO Of Potato Play , an exciting new mobile games publishing start-up with solid financing. Vincent Low: Potato Play is a mobile game app publisher, and we publish games developed by studios in Asia to the world.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Is a Versatile Powerhouse

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Hardware Mobility TabletsBy John Breeden II Great processing power and handy tools for studying and sharing move this device to the head of the class.

Microsoft to Use TV White Space to Put Wi-Fi on Rural School Buses

EdTech Magazine

Microsoft to Use TV White Space to Put Wi-Fi on Rural School Buses. Microsoft wants to outfit school buses in Hillman, Mich., Microsoft Pairs with ISP for Experiment to Outfit Buses with Wi-Fi. What makes Microsoft’s bus Wi-Fi experiment different? According to Microsoft’s FCC proposal , the use will be confined to specific white space channels to limit interference, and the connection will only remain when the bus is within authorized boundaries. Mobility.

Incredible: Growth of this technology crushes Apple, Microsoft in K-12 classrooms

eSchool News

The report from Futuresource Consulting notes that annual mobile PC shipments in the K-12 education market grew 18 percent year-on-year in 2016. Despite Chromebook growth, Apple and Microsoft have made product and tool announcements that are more in line with Chromebook offerings. Next page: How Apple, Microsoft are vying for education space. Digital Learning and Tools Mobile Learning News

How to Create and Collaborate Online with Microsoft Excel – from Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Until recently, in the world of online collaboration, Microsoft has been decidedly lacking. It’s important to note that while Office Online is free, Office 365 is a paid resource ($99/year home and $69/year personal annual subscription; K-12 institutions have their own pricing tiers) and will give you greater access to resources, including free full-use of Mobile and Computer apps. This means that if your school has a Microsoft license, you already have access to this tool.

Transcription and Accessibility—New Partnerships from Microsoft and Amazon

Edsurge

On April 5, Microsoft announced a partnership with the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. Via Microsoft Translator , a translation service, students in classes and lectures can get automated transcriptions on their mobile and desktop devices. This is Microsoft’s first large-scale deployment of this technology to a higher-ed institution, says Xuedong Huang, a technical fellow who oversees Microsoft’s work in speech, natural language and machine translation.

Microsoft’s Big Bett Updates: Free VR Curriculum and Using a Pencil as a Stylus

Edsurge

Among them is Microsoft, whose list of announcements for Bett reads almost as long as the conference agenda. (Or But there’s a method to the all new devices, features and curriculum updates, say company officials: to reinforce Microsoft’s position in the education market with tools that make learning more affordable and accessible. On this note Microsoft didn’t disappoint: seven new Windows 10 devices from Acer, Dell and Lenovo that range from $189 to $300.

U.S. K-12 Market for Mobile Devices Remains Flat; Only 2 Percent Growth in 2018

Marketplace K-12

K-12 Market for Mobile Devices Remains Flat; Only 2 Percent Growth in 2018 appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Apple Business Strategy Google Microsoft Software / Hardware windowsThe technology companies powering the devices are finding ways to integrate their products with more partners and by offering new solutions, according to Futuresource Consulting. The post U.S.

Merge Releases Hand-Held Digital Teaching Aids

eSchool News

We are working to help teachers across the world upgrade their learning tools by integrating Microsoft technology like Immersive Reader and Teams with Merge EDU.”. “We’re

Battle of the Classrooms: Apple, Google, Microsoft Vie for K-12 Market

Edsurge

It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft—each boast a “Classroom” tool aimed at K-12 educators and students. Google Classroom, which is a core app within G Suite for Education, is reminiscent of learning management systems like Schoology or Blackboard or Canvas—but is free for any educator and works on Chromebooks, iPads and other mobile devices. Microsoft Microsoft Classroom.

Microsoft Hopes to Revive Its Education Tablet Efforts With the New $399 Surface Go

Edsurge

But through an ongoing series of product launches and acquisitions, Microsoft has been making its case to be the dark horse in the race. based company continued its streak of education announcements with the launch of the Surface Go , a version of the hybrid tablet that Microsoft aims to sell to schools. pounds, the Surface Go is the latest addition to a growing portfolio of education devices from Microsoft. Microsoft’s efforts to compete in this space did not start well.

Tablets and disruptive innovation

The Christensen Institute

It used to be that most devices in schools were desktop machines of either the Windows or Apple varieties, but recently many schools have been switching to mobile devices like the iPad or web-based devices like the Chromebook. Given the drawbacks of tablets and Chromebooks, I was quite excited when Microsoft came out with its Surface line a few years ago. In full disclosure, I recently received a Surface Pro 3 from Microsoft.).

You can now use Microsoft Office 365 on Chromebooks. Here’s how.

Indiana Jen

One of the most common complaints that I hear about Google Apps for Education tools (Gmail, Docs, Slides, etc), is that they are not as robust as those you find in the Microsoft Office Suite. Office Online and Office 365 offer new, web-based version of Microsoft tools and allows users to create and edit documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and more using only your browser. This is reblogged from my post on Daily Genius.

You can now use Microsoft Office 365 on Chromebooks. Here’s how.

Indiana Jen

One of the most common complaints that I hear about Google Apps for Education tools (Gmail, Docs, Slides, etc), is that they are not as robust as those you find in the Microsoft Office Suite. Office Online and Office 365 offer new, web-based version of Microsoft tools and allows users to create and edit documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and more using only your browser. This is reblogged from my post on Daily Genius.

Microsoft’s Many EDU Updates—and a Window of Opportunity to Win K-12 Market Share

Edsurge

Microsoft has long had a beef with Google—even if the company won’t always admit it today—dating back to the “Scroogled” advertisement campaign that critiqued the search giant’s Chromebooks and privacy policies. Among them: a blog post from a Microsoft executive, touting new Windows devices that provide “more options for schools who don’t want to compromise on Chromebooks.” K-12 mobile devices, Microsoft still has some catching up to do.

4 Tips for Classroom Use of the Surface Pro 3

EdTech Magazine

By Robert Baker A technology director shares his lessons learned following deployment of the Microsoft tablets. Mobility Tablets

Pen and Pencil Use in Classrooms Isn’t Over, Just Evolving

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Microsoft Surface Pen can facilitate a better learning experience for students. Classroom Mobility Tablets

4 Surface 3 Success Stories from Students and Schools

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Microsoft's premiere tablet has made a lasting impact on education, and here are just a few of its success stories. Classroom Digital Content Mobile Apps Mobility Tablets

From typist to Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert – MaryJo Slater, USA

Daily Edventures

After a short lesson in turning on the computer and using the mouse, Slater began to learn Microsoft Word. “I Now a Microsoft Innovative Education (MIE) Expert, Microsoft Office Specialist Master, and an Authorized IC3 Instructor – amongst many other accolades and awards – her students named a star after her. I recently met one of my first students and she thanked me for teaching her Microsoft Office and having the belief in her when she did not think she could be successful.

In a City Marked By Low Economic Mobility, One University Hopes to Build a ‘Tech Pipeline’

Edsurge

For Terik Tidwell, teaching kids to code is not just about algorithms or apps—it’s about economic mobility. But a recent analysis scored Charlotte worst for economic mobility in a survey of the nation’s 50 largest cities, with pockets of concentrated poverty cut off from the rich opportunities just around the corner. Smith is located, was ranked 50 out of 50 in economic mobility for students or kids born into poverty to get out.

So What If I'm Using Microsoft Office 365! It's Still a Good Bet!

The 21st Century Principal

I recently purchased Microsoft Office 365. I realize there's a great deal of "anti-Microsoft" sentiment floating around, but this office suite still has proven its utility, over and above any other office suite. The Office 365 package I purchased allows installation on 3 computers and 5 mobile devices. Some may have actually enjoyed the days when Microsoft Office had all those buttons, but I for one, enjoy the less is best concept.