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Modern methodologies for classroom IT management: How to deploy school technology that works for everyone

Today’s post was brought to you by the Microsoft Education Partner Advisory Council. To learn more, catch up on previous entries in this series: How to protect school data and uphold access policies Better learning for everyone with secure, connected devices.    Sometimes it's hard to fit everyday short-term technology project requests into a... Read more

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Back-to-school help from the experts: Join the TweetMeet on Aug. 15

We think set-up time should make way for more student time. On August 15th, we're bringing in the experts to help you start the back-to-school season with less worry about setting up your digital classroom. Whether you’re working on your professional development, or want to get up to speed with OneNote Class Notebook, we’ve got you covered. Planning on returning to... Read more

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Modern methodologies for classroom IT management: Better learning for everyone with secure, connected devices

Today’s post was brought to you by the Microsoft Education Partner Advisory Council After establishing your IT foundation and long-term plan (see: How to protect school data and uphold access policies), you’ll need to select your organization’s devices and find effective ways to manage them. Carefully controlling network access from non-school-owned personal... Read more

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Try these quick tips to save time in Office Online

Over the last year, we’ve had so many opportunities to collaborate with educators and watch their important, day-to-day work in classrooms all over. It’s been a lot to take in, but if there’s one thing we just couldn’t miss, it’s how busy their day can get under the weight of zillions of tasks. Educators working with Office Online, which is part of Office 365 for... Read more

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Extra Credits: Bright minds from Czech Republic win Imagine Cup 2017

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry comes from the Official Microsoft Blog, celebrating the champions of 2017's Imagine Cup, the competition in which more than 50 teams of student developers descend upon the Microsoft campus in Redmond to show their vision for the future... Read more

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Extra Credits: Texas school district upgrades 10K computers to Windows 10 in 60 days

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry highlights an initiative by Pflugerville Independent School District near Austin, Texas, which gave students a consistent, modern platform for individualized instruction. The district set up 7,000 new computers and - within 60 days -... Read more