Category: Education Highlights

Simplified iOS device management with Microsoft’s Intune for Education

Microsoft Intune for Education continues to deliver new and exciting iOS management capabilities that make it easier than ever for IT administrators to manage classroom devices from one unified console. Students often require different devices depending on the different stages in their development at school. And with the heavy use of iPads in early learning classrooms,... Read more

Announcing new Buncee and OneNote integration to make learning fun and easy – together

As we continue listening to students and educators, we have heard many requests for OneNote integration with Buncee, an amazing app that allows you to create, share, and present engaging multimedia lessons. Both the Buncee team and OneNote teams have been hearing these requests more often.  The OneNote binder metaphor, and the ability to easily embed Buncees on... Read more

Quantifying the value of Microsoft Accessibility and Assistive Technologies For Education

We recently commissioned Forrester Consulting to conduct a Total Economic Impact™ Analysis of Microsoft Accessibility And Assistive Technologies For Education to quantify the benefits of Microsoft accessibility tools for students, teachers and schools.  Forrester conducted numerous interviews across K-12, Higher Education, and an alternative... Read more

A Teacher tweets, and the Sway and Wakelet teams repond with embed integration in under a week!

Last week, we wrote a blog telling the story of educator Becky Keene who put out a tweet asking for Wakelet integration with OneNote.  Wakelet and Microsoft put heads (and code) together and quickly implemented this integration, and now OneNote is riding the #WakeletWave.  You can read the full story in this blog post and read about the educator reaction in this... Read more

Wakelet integration with OneNote 🌊💜: from Teacher tweet to reality less than in a week

The Microsoft Education team is always listening intently to educator feedback, whether in schools, at conferences, or online.  Recently, we’ve been hearing rumblings in the education world about an amazing app called Wakelet, which allows people to quickly and easily save, organize and share content from across the web.   Last week, we saw a tweet from MIEExpert... Read more

Microsoft Education & Open Up Resources partner on English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum pilot

Today we’re announcing the pilot availability of the Open Up Resources ELA curriculum and Microsoft Education free offering. Open Up Resources is an education nonprofit that creates high-quality, standards-aligned curriculum, and provides it for free to improve education equity. This English Language Arts (ELA) curriculum was written by EL Education, and currently spans... Read more