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September, 2013

  • Guest Blog: Helen Gooch - Bing it to me......

    Searching is often problematic and frustrating when you cannot find what you are looking for within a few minutes. This is true whether you are searching for your car keys or searching for that important file, data, picture, music, or website on your...
  • Office 365 Education: Shared Calendars

    Guest post by Gerald Haigh. Gerald writes regularly for the education series of blogs. Summer Term 2012, and your year eleven groups were on study leave. They were mainly a diligent, hard-working lot, and you smile when you think of them. So keen were...
  • Getting Connected is Still A Matter of Degrees

    Home broadband coverage has grown in the United States. However, home broadband coverage skews towards college graduates and higher amounts of disposable income. Related Stores: We The People Want More Broadband Investments for Our Nation’s Classrooms Three Reasons Why You Should Stop Writing Technology Plans
  • How to Avoid Expensive Network Upgrades in Education

    A Chromebook can create nearly 700 times more network traffic versus a notebook running Microsoft Windows! Related Stores: The Stage Is Set…Mice…Cameras….Action Windows Phone 7 Series Gets Smart Design Windows 7 RTM Build 7600 – My Uneventful Installation Experience
  • Surface 2 Improvements Are Better For Learning

    On September 23, 2013, Microsoft unveiled the next generation of Surface tablets. The improvements for teaching and learning make the Surface 2 even better for education. Related Stores: Introducing Microsoft Surface… Windows 8.1 for Educators Coming October 18, 2013 Cameron’s Favorite Windows 8 Devices…So Far
  • Low Cost Devices in Education and Government

    At some point in the ancient times people started writing on clay tablets because it was important to capture accurate information beyond drawing on cave walls. They were important for the rulers of that time to keep track of taxes, population and food...
  • Pin new note to your Windows Phone start menu: OneNote GDR2 update on Windows Phone

    OneNote on your Windows Phone lets you always have all of your notes right in your pocket. You can write notes, audio record notes to yourself, take a photo of a whiteboard or business card, or check off grocery items in a notebook shared with your family...
  • Windows 8.1 RTM available for MSDN and TechNet Subscribers

    Windows 8.1 RTM is now available for download for MSDN and TechNet Subscribers. Related Stores: Windows 8.1 for Educators Coming October 18, 2013 Turn Off The LAMP and Save the Energy The Next-Generation of Windows is Here!!
  • Modernize Your Nonprofit Organization with Office 365

    Microsoft Office 365 is now available to Non-Profit Organizations for free or at-a-significant discount subscription fee. No related posts.
  • Top 10 Tips for Office 365 Education

    Earlier this year I wrote 10 blog posts, each covering one of my top tips for Office 365 Education. As schools, colleges and universities across the country reconvene for the start of a new term, I thought it would be helpful to summarise my top 10 tips...
  • The Start of my Office 365 Education Journey

    Guest post from Gerald Haigh. Gerald writes regularly for the Microsoft Education series of blogs. One of the first things I did when I decided to learn more about the capabilities of Office 365 Education was to have a meeting with Alex Pearce of BFC...
  • Microsoft Partners in Learning Turns 10!

    Anniversaries represent commitment, and today, we’re celebrating one of the most important commitments an organization can make. Ten years ago, we recognized that education systems around the globe simply weren’t working. With a model built...
  • Back to school with OneNote

    As a college student, Liz Scoble loved using OneNote to keep all of her class notes organized and stay on top of her daily to-do’s. She recently joined the OneNote team after graduating from Washington University in St. Louis. Here, Liz shares her...