Microsoft Release New Surface Pro

Overnight Microsoft announced the new Surface Pro device, replacing the previous model Surface Pro 4. With this new model the numbering has gone, i.e. this is not a Surface Pro 5, rather it is simply known as a Surface Pro. These are available for pre-order today from as low as NZ$1214,10 including GST for the…


The Power of Digital Pen & Surface in Schools – Inking Your Thinking Case Study

This post has been re-blogged from the Australian Teachers Blog Tablet PCs and the use of digital pen enabled devices in schools is nothing new however, with more and more research about the impact of the “power of the pen” on learning, teachers, student and school leaders are increasingly looking to how student devices can…


Top tips to make lesson planning easy with OneNote

Already have your OneNote Class Notebook set up? Awesome! Here are 5 top tips on how to get more out of OneNote for lesson planning and collaboration!    1. Never forget anything again! Use tags to highlight important information and things you want to follow up on. You can use tags to categorise your notes,…


StaffPad, the revolutionary music composition app!

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_PgKyqE3RU#t=107:0:0] What is StaffPad? StaffPad is the latest innovation in music notation software. StaffPad is designed for use on Microsoft Surface devices and other compatible Windows 8.1 devices. StaffPad requires a device with a touchscreen and an active pen with an eraser button, pressure sensitivity and palm rejection. The Surface Pro 3, and the soon…


In Education, the Device Doesn’t Matter… Until it’s the Wrong Device.

This blog was originally posted by Jacqueline Russell, Microsoft Surface Education Manager, on the Microsoft Surface Blog. Jacqueline gives such fantastic insight into the benefits enjoyed by Cincinnati Country Day School, the first school to adopt the Surface Pro 3 as their 1:1 student computing device, we had to share it with you. We hope you…

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