We look forward to seeing you at TCEA 2012! Microsoft has a lot going on in Austin. Come see Kinect in action at the TCEA gaming playzone and learn how Kinect for Xbox 360 can help engage and inspire your students.

Come visit Microsoft at booth #1630 and learn how you can:

  • Deliver innovative teaching and learning tools
  • Provide anytime, anywhere communication and collaboration for students, teachers and faculty
  • Get the most out of your Education infrastructure
  • Get special discounts on solutions for your school
  • Enter to win a Kinect Xbox 360 bundle for your school!

Attend a Learning Session:

Tips, Tricks, and Tools for Instruction Using Office 2010 (122482)
Tuesday, February 7, 3:15 PM – 4:45 PM in Room 5C 
Discover how you can create vibrant learning experiences using instructionally relevant free tools that you can add into Microsoft Office 2010. Building on what you already know about Office today, you will learn more than 25 tips and tricks you can share with your school and help teachers.  Presented by:  Scott Thompson, Microsoft Education Solution Specialist.

Prepare Students for the Future with IT Academy
Wednesday, February 8, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM in Room 2 
Get students college ready with relevant technology training, link academic learning to real-world job skills, and access  resources that will save you time and money.

Game Changer: Teaching and Learning with XBOX and Kinect (122486)
Wednesday, February 8, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM in Room 19A
Explore 21st century education with Kinect and discover creative ways to keep students engaged, focused, and motivated. Discover how educators nationally are tapping into students’ desire for interactive, fun, and challenging educational content.  Presented by:  Ashanka Iddya, Microsoft Solution Specialist

The Cloud Defined (122485)
Thursday, February 9, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM in Room 14
Everyone is talking about it, but what is the Cloud? How can it be used for education and increase instructional reach and connect teachers, students, and parents? Discover Cloud tools including the new Office 365 for Education and Live @ edu that can act as an accelerant for learning and how you can start using them today.  Presented by:  Erik Desbois, Microsoft Solution Specialist.

Office 2010 and Windows 7 Hands on Lab (122483)
Friday, February 10, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM in Room 5A 
Discover how easy it is to navigate Windows 7. Find your files, create digital storytelling projects, manage TV and more using Windows 7. Learn how you can use your voice to control your computer, explore the Internet, and compose documents. Also learn about free tools you can download and use in your classroom to improve teaching and learning.  Presented by:  Scott Thompson, Microsoft Education Solution Specialist.