Tag: Windows 10

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Marshall Public Schools adopts Windows 10 in S mode devices to balance security while enabling student creativity

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 from a Midwest educational district: Marshall Public Schools, in Marshall, Minnesota, who have deployed HP x360 devices running Windows 10 in S mode to students in the district. S mode eases security concerns... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: New Learning Tools, Office and OneNote updates to inspire your inclusive classroom

In the wake of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we're dedicating our latest episode of What's New in EDU to the educators working so hard to give students confidence, comfort and control of their own learning. And while making your classroom inclusive is a good for all, you don't have to do it all by yourself. This month, our round-up of the latest efforts and products... Read more

Discover Microsoft Education tools to create more inclusive classrooms with free SETC webinars on May 9, May 14 and May 15.

Free online events on reimagining accessibility and creating more inclusive classrooms this May

With May 17th marking the seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we all have an opportunity to raise awareness around accessibility in the digital world. In honor of this day and to help create more inclusive digital environments, register today to watch a short film on May 17th and discover modern approaches to reimagining accessibility. The film features IT... Read more

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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