Last night we watched as the Scripps National Spelling Bee Co-Champion’s spelled their way to the win! Congratulations to Sriram Hathwar from Painted Post, NY and Ansun Sunjoe, of Fort Worth, TX, on persevering to the end. Microsoft was honored to be the exclusive technology sponsor of the Scripps Spelling Bee.
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.
Did you know there is a large variety of apps in the Windows Store and more are being published every day? Apps are great tools, and on a Windows device, they can be more than standalone tools.
As part of Teacher Appreciation Week, we are announcing Office Mix, a simple way for teachers to create interactive, online lessons with PowerPoint. Blog by Anthony Salcito, VP of Worldwide Education at Microsoft.
Guest blog by Helen Gooch on how Office Mix makes it easy for any teacher to create a great learning opportunity by creating lessons using Microsoft PowerPoint.
Chester County School District Superintendent Dr. Agnes Slayman has an unique approach to using technology to help connect students and prepare them for the future. Read how this rural school district has implemented technology to help teachers and more than 5,000 students transition to a 21st century classroom. Blog post features a Q&A with Margo Day, vice president of U.S. education, Microsoft and Dr. Agnes Slayman, Superintendent of Chester County School District, South Carolina.