Tag: Windows 10

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Report: More K-12 schools in US taking advantage of affordable Windows devices

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. A new report shows more and more K-12 schools throughout the United States are choosing Windows devices and opening the doors to all Microsoft has to offer. Our team at Microsoft Education is both encouraged and humbled to see this amazing... Read more

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O’Dea High School’s story of digital transformation

Letting go of old habits takes time, unless you’re the dedicated and innovative educators of O'Dea High School. Beginning in August of the 2017-2018 school year, O'Dea launched a one-to-one single device program featuring the Microsoft Surface.  Shortly after the launch, in October, Microsoft's EDU Product Manager, Mike Tholfsen, visited O'Dea. He visited some classes... Read more

Extra Credits: College student excels academically with accessible technologies

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. In today’s edition of Extra Credits, the Microsoft Accessibility Blog shares the story of Veronica, a college student with low vision who uses accessibility capabilities in Microsoft Office 365 and Windows 10 to excel academically. Like the... 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

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Get ready to become a Surface Classroom Champion

Technology can save time and open classrooms to the creative potential of computer science, but it works best in partnership with educators. In our ongoing mission to empower students of today to create the world of tomorrow, the Surface team at Microsoft is happy to share our latest investment in the Microsoft Innovative Educator community through the MIE Surface Experts... Read more

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Announcing new partner apps for Education

Microsoft is proud to be a yearlong mission sponsor of the annual ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) Conference and Expo. If you are attending ISTE this year, you may have already been able to visit our booths, exciting talks and Experience Room, all driving our vision of helping empower the students of today to create the world of tomorrow. We... Read more