OneNote’s Best of 2016: A year in review including over 36 new reasons to try OneNote

Guest post by Marjolein Hoekstra from OneNote Central @OneNoteC. Over the past year, the OneNote Team have steadily pushed out an impressive number of new features and improvements including over 36 new features for education. This blog includes an overview of those new features with links to relevant announcements and coverage by the OneNote community.   OneNote…


New immersive and inclusive learning experiences for Windows 10

Our mission in education is to empower every student on the planet to achieve more. We’re reaching more and more students and teachers every day – providing them with immersive and inclusive learning experiences. Today, Microsoft announced the next major update to Windows and highlighted some of these new experiences for the classroom. Learn how…


Join Microsoft at ISTE 2016

Join Microsoft at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Conference & Expo taking place June 26­–29 in Denver, CO. Microsoft is a year-round Mission Sponsor of ISTE, which has been bringing educators from around the globe together for more than 30 years. Microsoft, located in booth 2100, has developed a comprehensive line-up focused on…


The Office 365 Education Roadmap is now available

Office 365 is available to students and teachers at no cost through their academic institution. Visit Office in education to check eligibility and to download onto multiple devices. When you make any investment in technology you are investing in a living thing. The pace of development of technology in today’s world is such that improvements and alterations…


Office Mix creates rich and engaging lessons

Guest post by Kristen Messer, Teacher, be.tech Career Academy When I grew up we had four television stations and cartoons aired on Saturdays. Pong was the only video game on the market. I played outside. I loved puzzles. So going to school was exciting. After all, there wasn’t much else to compete for my attention….


Guest blog by Helen Gooch – Microsoft Fellow and Master Trainer: Office Mix, a Must Tool for Educators

Guest post by Helen Gooch, a Microsoft Fellow and Master Trainer. Connect with Helen Gooch on the Educator community. Are you new to teaching? Is this your first or second year in the field? There are more teachers than ever today in our classrooms who have been in education five or fewer years. High on…


El Paso Independent School District "Powers Up" Students, Teachers with Microsoft Technology

As more industries worldwide embrace new technologies, educators must ensure their students are prepared for future job markets. And in areas where students do not necessarily have access to the latest technology at home, it's even more imperative that schools bridge that gap. The El Paso Independent School District, where 80 percent of students qualify…


Guest Post by Sandi Adams, Microsoft Innovative Educator: A Day in the Life with Office 365

Guest Post by Sandi Adams, Technology Project Specialist, and Microsoft Innovative Educator On a typical morning in Ms. Ingrams fifth grade classroom, students enter the classroom, log on to their laptop or learning device and head straight to Office 365. Most had edited a biography PowerPoint class assignment from home and were anxious to tweak…


Live from Dubai: Announcing Worldwide Availability of Office 365 ProPlus Benefit

 By Anthony Salcito, Vice President, Worldwide Education For the first time this week, a Microsoft in Education Global Forum was held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This Forum was important for many reasons – first and foremost, to highlight the achievements of some amazing teachers and schools in the Middle East, Africa and India. The…


Guest Post by Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Education: Big Week for Education – Live from London

Guest post by Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Education I always get excited when the topic of education is discussed – whether I'm having that discussion with students, teachers, or some of world's most innovative educators and government leaders. This week, I'm in London for the Education World Forum (EWF) and the British Education Technology…