Microsoft in Education Blog
Anthony Salcito talks about Microsoft Imagine Cup, the world's premier student technology competition that draws worldwide participation from more than 190 countries. This week, the Imagine Cup World Finals are taking place in Seattle, and Anthony will be there, along with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who will be on-hand to judge the best student projects.
Teacher and master trainer David Lopez shares his favorite tips on using Office Mix, a new, free plug-in for PowerPoint 2013. Office Mix makes it easy for teachers to create free online learning portals to share lessons with students, colleagues, and others around the world.
At the Worldwide Partners Conference in Washington, D.C., Microsoft shares news about new and expanded cloud services and some incredible innovations in productivity. But just as important, we’ll be recognizing our many partners who work tirelessly develop technology that changes lives. It’s a commitment we share and it’s what makes the Microsoft education community so strong. One of those committed partners is ITWORX, a Microsoft partner for over 15 years and Microsoft Public Sector Education Partner of the Year.
Office Mix is a tool that meets a real need - and I think flipped and blended classroom teachers will be particularly excited to get a peek into its capabilities. But as educators, we all know that a tool is only a tool until it becomes part of a solution, so I wanted to start with some background and to talk about how I see Office Mix addressing some of my teaching goals and challenges.