Office team posts new EDU content

The Office team has released a lot of new content to help students/teachers to kick off the school year.  This includes a slew of templates and content for office applications as well as training and tools that “Educationalize” the Office platform. Inside Office Online blog : School bells are ringing Manage classwork Add clip art…

3

Innovative Teachers Forum, September 27-28, 2007 - Please share this with innovative teachers!

Guest blog from Zanoon Nissar!  Zanoon is with our Partners in Learning group and wished to spread the word to anyone in the education community who might subscribe to my blog.  Thanks Zanoon! 2007 U.S. Innovative Teachers Forum: Rewarding 21st Century Learning Teams Each year the Innovative Teachers Forum recognizes outstanding examples of collaborating educators…

0

News from Partners in Learning - replicating ASSET

 I’m a very big fan of our PiL group and luckily I get to work with them a few times a year on various projects.  This press release outlines a great program that Partners in Learning is assisting to replicate the program’s success to other schools. U.S. Partners in Learning grants will help expand four…

0

Link: Podcasting 101 for K-12 Librarians

I’ll give Credit to TechLEARNing.com, which you should visit, before linking directly to the site below.  This is a good high level overview for educators to understand what “podcasting” means, how the process works, and what value it offers to education. http://www.infotoday.com/cilmag/apr06/Eash.shtml Source: Podcasting 101 for K-12 Librarians In my own blogging, I’ve often considered…

0

Physics Illustrator for Tablet PC

 For those of you on other EDU blogs, especially the tablet-related blogger’s, this looks promising. Bring your drawings to life with the Physics Illustrator, a motion simulator for the Tablet PC. Simply draw two-dimensional bodies, connect them in various ways and apply forces, then watch as animation makes the bodies move, collide, and interact. Link…

1

Vista Sidebar Gadget for SharePoint Learning Kit

So you’re a student taking an online class and you need to keep track of all your assignments, when they are due, which have been graded and returned, etc.  Wouldn’t it be nice if you had the information always in front of you and up to date so you were never late with an assignment…

1

Learning Network Manager

Project DescriptionWhat Is the Learning Network Manager? The Learning Network Manager (LNM) offers a standard way of setting up and configuring computer labs, while reducing support and training requirements. It provides a controllable infrastructure that can be customised to meet the needs of individual institutions, ensuring that they can build on existing investments. Implemented as…

0

Windows MultiPoint SDK

MultiPoint is a new technology from Microsoft that allows developers to build applications that affordably increase the reach of existing classroom PCs and help students everywhere build essential 21st century learning skills such as collaboration, teamwork, and computer familiarity. Multipoint enables groups of students to use multiple mice on a single PC, giving students a…

0

Connect: "Grava" CTP

What is “Grava”? “Grava” is the code name for a new set of tools from Microsoft’s Education Products Group that is designed to allow the education community to create and assemble materials that will increase discovery and allow learners to go at their own pace and learning style. “Grava” tools are scheduled for release in…

0

Using TabletPCs for studying

I love reading the Student Tablet PC blog.  This is a really interesting idea that includes the value of not just a tablet but the applications such as OneNote and how they can add value to studying. Link to The Student Tablet PC » Blog Archives » Expert Tiny-Writing Cheat Sheets In my life, I use OneNote to…

1