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  • Blog Post: By Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education: 2014 Hour of Code: Helping Build a New Generation of Creators

    Guest post by Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education It's Computer Science Education Week, and through Microsoft YouthSpark, we're celebrating as a lead supporter of the Hour of Code … one of the largest learning events giving more than 100 million students around the...
  • Blog Post: We're on Our Way in Moving from the Pencil to Personal Technology for Testing - Online Assessment in the United States

    Almost everyone remembers taking an exam on paper, filling in your multiple-choice answer selection in the oval bubbles with a No. 2 pencil. Ah, the good old days. Before the widespread availability of personal technology we did most of our learning (and teaching) with the most advanced technologies...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Education Partners Integrate with Office 365 to Transform Learning

    The world's most innovative technology companies are developing education products for Office 365. Why? Because Office 365 provides more of what schools and educators need to manage their schools and classrooms today - real, robust solutions like OneDrive for Business, Lync, Skype, Office Mix and...
  • Blog Post: Announcing a 10% Discount on Microsoft Surface for Education

    One of the largest areas of growth we've seen for Surface over the past year has come from schools & universities purchasing Surface for their faculty, staff and students. And particularly, with Surface Pro 3, schools are finding the benefits of a highly mobile and intuitive touch tablet, combined...
  • Blog Post: Data Privacy: Can Innovation and Privacy Coexist?

    Recently, my bride shared with me that the parents of my daughter’s classmates had been calling to ask for counsel on whether or not they should allow their children to place their school work in cloud service providers offered by the school district. The core issue is the ambiguous privacy terms...
  • Blog Post: Honoring Innovation: Microsoft Education Partner of the Year: ITWORX Education

    At this week's Worldwide Partners Conference in Washington, D.C., Microsoft will be sharing 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 - day-in and day-out - to develop...
  • Blog Post: Time to Get Inspired At TCEA 2014

    It’s been a few years since I’ve attended TCEA. I’m looking forward to all of the conversations and shared learning from my education colleagues and industry partners. Since ISTE 2013, Microsoft has made a significant increase in its commitment to ISTE and ISTE affiliates for 2013-2014...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Makes Bold Commitment to Connect America’s Students

    I hope everyone got a chance to see, to read, or to hear the wonderful news Microsoft shared today with POTUS on the ConnectED Initiative. This is truly a transformative time to remove the barriers that prevent education equity and student success in the new economy. Read the full story in the link below...
  • Blog Post: MMXIV

    It’s amazing to think that we are five years into our second decade of this century. Ten years ago, tablet PCs were just beginning to ship in volume with Windows XP Tablet PC Edition. Today, tablets are low-cost and plentiful. In a few short months, every edition of Windows XP will reach end of...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Virtual Academy Open for Learning

    The information – communications – technology (ICT) career field is a fast-changing one. Are your skills up-to-date in this new market economy? Welcome to the Microsoft Virtual Academy for IT Professionals. The MVA provides multiple tracks of learning from deploying Windows 7 desktop to build...
  • Blog Post: NBC Education Nation–Reflections Day One

    The Microsoft Education team came to Manhattan to kickoff NBC's Education Nation Summit 2011. Cameron Evans, Microsoft CTO, reflects on the events of day one and shares his observations. Continue reading → No related posts. ...read more
  • Blog Post: Microsoft CES 2012 Live Feed

    The 2012 Consumer Electronics Show is about to begin. Watch it streaming live on Higher Innovation. Related posts: CES 2009: Hopes and Predictions Lync Mobile Clients Are Here! ...read more
  • Blog Post: Introducing Microsoft Surface…

    No longer just TV fantasy…Now you can finally have your own Microsoft logo’d device…and it’s a beauty. Microsoft Surface debuted in Los Angeles, California today at a super secret press conference.  And I do mean super secret.  It was fun reading the predictions of what some thought...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft @EDUCAUSE2011

    Microsoft Education is ready for EDUCAUSE 2011. Get a glimpse of next week's conference event. No related posts. ...read more
  • Blog Post: Video: Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday

    This is always a special time of year...I want you to be safe and smart this holiday season. Enjoy the video. Related Stores: Higher Innovation Podcast – "Computer Science Education Week"
  • Blog Post: Seniors Groove With Kinect for XBOX 360

    We have written a lot about this generation’s students getting immerse in Kinect. Now the seniors are taking their turn with Kinect for XBOX 360 for wellness and fun. Read the full story at Microsoft News Center “ Exergamers Wellness Club Uses Kinect and HealthVault to Enhance Seniors’ Well...
  • Blog Post: The Microsoft Education Experience Lands in San Diego for ISTE2012

    Microsoft in Education pulls out all of the stops to enable innovative educators at ISTE 2012. This year, Microsoft is the Tier One Sponsor for the International Society of Technology in Education (ISTE) 2012 Conference in San Diego, California. There is no better place to be than ISTE to share our optimism...
  • Blog Post: KARA: Immersive Gaming Simulation Evokes Emotion

    This technical demo illustrates the potential of storytelling in gaming to evoke emotions in players. The short narrative, detail motion capture, and acting add a new level of realism to gaming only match by life. Checkout the full story on MSNBC and watch the video here. http://educto.co/karaemo .....
  • Blog Post: Higher Innovation Made The Dean’s List!

    EDTECH Magazine selects Higher Innovation as one of the Top 50 Must-Read Blogs in Higher Education. EdTech’s Must-Read Higher Ed IT Blogs This was a complete surprise! I am delighted that Higher Innovation has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Must Read Blogs in Higher Education by [...] Related...
  • Blog Post: Higher Innovation Week RT, Jan. 13, 2012

    Welcome to the first Week in Retweets featuring the Top Stories from the week ending January 13, 2012. No related posts. ...read more
  • Blog Post: Intel Corp. (Insights…CES 2013 Part 2 of 5)

    Intel goes thin, light, all-day, and powerful for CES 2013. Uber Ultrabooks Intel Corporation announced that all future Ultrabooks, based on their 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors will have the following requirements: Mandatory requirement for touchscreens Intel’s Wireless Display (WiDi)...
  • Blog Post: Skype Joins Microsoft!

    It's official. Microsoft closes its acquisition of Skype. Related posts: XBOX LIVE Goes Visual In A Whole New Way Polycom Takes The Reigns for Microsoft Office RoundTable Facebook on XBOX Live Coming Soon ...read more
  • Blog Post: 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.
  • Blog Post: AMD (Insights…CES 2013 Part 5 of 5)

    AMD brings exciting new devices and performance to CES 2013. AMD has been known for making the PC super affordable. Now, AMD is bringing their x86 SoC technologies to Windows 8 with high style and performance. Natural user interface (NUI) experiences are clearly in focus for AMD’s next generation...
  • Blog Post: Bridging the Opportunity Divide for Our Youth

    A grand opportunity for public-private partnership exists to bridge the opportunity gap for our planet’s youth. In the United States, our unemployment rate has continued to decline for several months. As of this writing, the national unemployment figures are 8.3%, according to the Bureau of Labor...