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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? With Microsoft Teams, you can create a workspace that is customized for our project.

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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.

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.

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

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! 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.

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.

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 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’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 windows

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.

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. 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. This is reblogged from my post on Daily Genius.

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. Microsoft recently extended its educational Microsoft Office license to include its online 365 service for free to schools. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.).

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.

Google Offers Free Cloud Access to Colleges, Plays Catch Up to Amazon, Microsoft

Edsurge

Amazon and Microsoft’s cloud services both offer education programs, and now Google Cloud wants a part in shaping future computer scientists — and probably whatever they come up with using the tool. “We Microsoft’s cloud service, Azure, doesn’t fall too far behind, having launched in 2010 and doing business with GE Healthcare and DocuSign. Amazon and Microsoft’s cloud services offer an education partnership in free trials or discounted pricing.

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

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

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 It all started with that big computer on the desk, and has moved on to a mobile device held in my hand, and talking across the world with Skype…and now, I even have a star!”.

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. Microsoft Office 365 was worth the close to 100 dollars I spent.

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

Collection of free training resources for Windows, Office, Google Apps, and more

Educational Technology Guy

Free Training Resources Windows and Office [link] - great help with Windows and Windows applications [link] - free help and training from Microsoft on their products. link] [link] - Android, iOS, Blackberry, Windows Phone/Mobile, and webOS resources, help, tips, and more.

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Pilot programs– Often big companies like MicroSoft or Verizon will want to run pilot programs worldwide and provide your school with tons of their devices. Check for other AR sports students can play in class on your mobile device. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Language Should Never Be A Barrier

The Web20Classroom

Not only does Microsoft Translate do all this, there is so much more it can do, and all for free! Available as a customizable web-based room, app and built into Windows 10, Microsoft Translate offers the most languages and features in one, free package than any other service out there.

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

The Christensen Institute

Whereas Microsoft played the role of disruptor the first time around, in this chapter, Google is disrupting Microsoft and threatening to drive it out of most U.S. These products were plug-compatible with Microsoft’s DOS operating system, thanks to a well-defined interface, and customers took notice. Apple could have decided to modularize its design and sell its operating system for other computer assemblers to use to thwart the rise of Microsoft’s Windows.

HP Pledges to Invest in Tech to Enhance Education for 100 Million by 2025

EdTech Magazine

By Phil Goldstein Increasingly, tech companies, including Google and Microsoft, see improving internet access for the underserved as part of their corporate social responsibility. Access Points Classroom Digital Citizenship Digital Content Internet Mobile Broadband Mobility Networking Wireless