Tag: Surface Pro 3

The Power of Digital Pen & Surface in Schools – Inking Your Thinking Case Study

Tablet PCs and the use of digital pen enabled devices in schools is nothing new however, with more and more research about the impact of the “power of the pen” on learning, teachers, student and school leaders are increasingly looking to how student devices can improve learning outcomes. In 2014 Microsoft Australia in partnership with Victoria Department of... Read more

Examining Office Mix

Guest post by Andrew Napier, Expert Educator St. John’s Grammar School, South Australia. Office Mix has captivated me for some time now and I am constantly experimenting with ways that it can be used as an educational tool. St John’s Grammar in Belair SA has set some pretty rock solid foundations as a 1:1 school, students carrying either a Samsung Slate or a... Read more

The Twelve Days of Christmas according to a Microsoft in Education Expert Educator

Wondering just what you can do with a Microsoft Surface? Need to know more about how other educators are using them? This post will give you a bunch of ideas about the sue of Surface Pro 3 in education Our Expert Educators in Australia and New Zealand are an amazing bunch of inspirational and innovative professionals. Matthew O'Brien has just written 12 blog posts in a row,... Read more

The Top Microsoft in the Classroom blog posts of 2014

This blog has been sharing the best of Microsoft in the Classroom since late 2013. We thought you might like a recap of the most popular posts since we began. We dived into the statistics to check out what was read, shared and re-read the most. Below are our top 12 posts. Why not use your holiday time to catch up on the best of our best? Interestingly OneNote was our big star.... Read more

Just pinch me… Or ink me….

Guest Post by Matthew O'Brien - Microsoft Expert Educator A few weeks ago I had an life changing experience whilst presenting using PowerPoint. Its best summed up with the text I posted on the Microsoft Expert Innovators Yammer group:“Amazeballs!!! Did you know the pinch gesture works when presenting in PowerPoint – you can zoom in, and zoom out takes you to the... Read more