Tag: Microsoft 365 Education

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3 key ways Microsoft 365 Education gives you the most value at the lowest cost

Many educational institutions looking to harness the power of the cloud consider Microsoft and Google. While both include collaboration, voice, device and security services, Microsoft 365 Education provides coverage and capabilities most institutions aren’t aware they can get in a single license. We know you’ll do the due diligence to determine which service will best... Read more

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4 Things we learned about Microsoft 365 Education from the Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact study

IT Professionals working in education have their own set of unique challenges. Through our conversations with you, we have learned that you need a solution that will support your students, your faculty and staff, as well as your peace of mind.  I love talking with IT leaders working in education because, as they describe their goals, I get inspired – every time! We believe... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Building better pathways for women in STEM

This month’s episode of What’s New in EDU is on a topic very near and dear to my heart. Working in tech over the past 15 years, and working with the Anita Borg Institute, has allowed me to dive deeper into this topic. Now, more than ever, I feel it’s critical to build pathways for women to pursue STEM careers, either through engineering and technical roles, or via... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Celebrate learning without barriers with Skype-a-Thon, Microsoft Translator and Minecraft: Education Edition

Borders and barriers can’t slow us down in the November episode of What’s New in EDU, our monthly round-up of the latest efforts and products from Microsoft Education. In this episode: Students and educators from across the world get ready to unite for Skype-a-Thon, Microsoft Translator looks to improve communication in the classroom, and Minecraft: Education Edition... Read more

Skype-a-Thon is running from November 28 through November 29. Open hearts. Open minds.

Join us for Skype-a-Thon: Microsoft’s global event on Nov. 28-29 aiming to unite nearly half a million students

Our annual Skype-a-Thon is here again, connecting thousands of classrooms to help open hearts and open minds. In our increasingly complex world this could not be more important. The students of today represent our hope for a better tomorrow. They are building our future. This annual event is a celebration of the power of connecting students to each other globally, and an... Read more

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The productivity promise: Using OneNote Class Notebooks to revolutionize organization and efficiency

I taught middle and high school for 11 years. I’m an Instructional Technology Specialist now, but as I visit classrooms around the district I am still haunted by one of the challenges teachers face every day: their students’ lack of organization and productivity. I’m talking about: continued no-name papers, forgetting paper or writing utensils, and losing papers in... Read more