New Zealand High School adopts Office365 for Education

Interface Magazine recently published an article on Napier Girls High School adopting Office365 for Education. The reason behind the school taking up the offer was to take advantage of the collaboration and communication services between students and staff. Principal Mary Nixon talked in the article about how her current staff are so familiar with their…


Are you New Zealand’s most innovative teacher?

Are you or someone you know using technology in innovative ways to engage students in more effective learning? Has this learning process helped to improve the learning outcomes among students? Every year, Microsoft recognises New Zealand’s most innovative educators to highlight and celebrate the great work achieved through utilising ICT in the classroom. Nominate yourself or one of your peers for a Microsoft Innovative Teacher Award.  All current full-time…


More than 4.5 million Catholic School Students to Receive Microsoft Office 365 for Education

Today, the Catholic International Education Office (OIEC) took an exciting step toward delivering a brighter future for Catholic students around the world, demonstrating there is no greater resource to invest in than that of youth. Recognising changes were needed to provide their students with the 21st century skills they’ll need in their future careers, OIEC…

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Do more with Moodle and Live@edu together. Moodlerooms intergrates Microsoft Live@edu with Moodle Learning Management System.

The Live@edu plug-in for Moodle developed by Moodlerooms was officially released last week to the Moodle community.The plug-in integrates email, calendar, instant messaging and Bing right into the Moodle classroom environment. This Moodlerooms release works for both Moodle 2.0 as well as Moodle 1.9. You can download the free plugin directly from Moodle.org. Give it a go…


SkyDrive and Office: Student friendly, full-powered collaboration in the cloud across PCs and Macs

A few months ago, we annouced a wave of improvements for the already popular SkyDrive cloud storage solution. This has led to an even more powerful and streamlined collaboration feature set to sreamline intergration through an app-centric approach to getting work done together. Students now are able to complete their tasks with less screens to move between and stick to the…


Windows Live Sync Beta for Mac

Windows Live Sync beta for Mac brings Live Mesh and the previous version of Windows Live Sync together into one product. With Windows Live Sync beta for Mac, you can keep the folders you choose in sync across your computers (Mac and PC) so the files you need are always right there with you. This…