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Artificial Intelligence In The Classroom

This article first appeared in the Interface Magazine March 2018 edition and has been republished with the kind permission of the editors of Interface. You can see the rest of the great articles here. This is a guest post by Sam McNeill. It is an exercise in stating the obvious to say we are living in a rapidly changing world, where technology is both one of the... Read more

What a 21st Century career looks like in the UK

Want to inspire students with their career options (and also demonstrate how pervasive technology is going to be in their future lives?) This video, from the UK Surface team, is very different from what you’d expect from a Careers guidance session at school. In fact, there’s a bunch of things in here that I hadn’t even thought of as a career choice, and so it’s eye... Read more

Uses for Office 365 Video in education

A few months ago we announced the Office 365 Video service, which is an internal video publishing service on Office 365, and we recently confirmed that it is now rolling out to all of our Office 365 Enterprise customers (that automatically includes Office 365 Education services, with plan E1 and E3). What the service allows you to do is create a video portal within your Office... Read more

Why a Surface Pro 3 is different

For some reason, this advert was out nearly 3 months ago but I never noticed it. Maybe it's because at the time I didn't have a Surface Pro (in the same way that you don't notice how many identical cars there are on the road until you get one that's the same). Or maybe at the moment I'm following a lot of teachers on Twitter that have started to discover what having a device... Read more

You can’t just airdrop technology

A principal recently confessed that he'd ordered a bunch of tablets for a whole year group of his students…and hadn't yet told the teachers. I was reminded about the comment when watching Anthony Salcito (Microsoft's global Vice President for Education) talking at the TEDx event in Paris in November. He described 'air drop technology' where IT is simply dropped into school: ... Read more

Social media and student recruitment–why is it so important?

Remember Shift Happens, from five years ago? Of course, it spawned a lot of similar style presentations, and they're still rolling on today - many with the same soundtracks. Here's an interesting one that would wake up the start of a conference or meeting, from Erik Qualman (author of socialnomics), about the impact of social media on sharing of information. I thought it was... Read more