- Universal Access to Digital Learning
Ollie Bray, Deputy Headteacher at Musselburgh Grammar School in Scotland, talks about using gaming and helping students focus on their interests to learn core subjects.
- The C3 P3 Pilot Project
Find out how Microsoft and the Swiss Network for Innovation in Education studied the use of netbooks to enhance creativity and improve communications in the classroom.
- Understand the basics of Office
Get tips and tricks for making the most of your Microsoft Office in your educational setting.
- Salvador Ortiz de Montanello
Salvador Ortiz de Montanello, Vice President of Education, Integar Schools, Mexico, talks about learning without walls and bringing the school to home by giving all students, parents, and teachers access to technology in Mexico.
- Share your movies on the web
Learn how to use Windows Live Movie Maker to share your educational movies with a broader audience through the Internet.
- Research made easier with OneNote 2010
OneNote helps keep research organized. Learn how to use this digital notebook to prepare for lectures, papers, and symposiums.
- OneNote Web App – stay organized (for teachers)
Learn how OneNote Web App can help you organize notes, and store multi-media content and web links to better prepare for lessons.
- OneNote Web App - stay organized (for faculty)
Learn how to use tools in OneNte Web App to help you stay organized in the classroom and on the go.
- PowerPoint Web App for teachers
Microsoft PowerPoint is an effective way to present new concepts and learning material to a class. Now teachers can extend their ability to use PowerPoint outside of the classroom wherever there is an Internet connection.
- Photo stories
Learn more about creating a photo slide show in Windows Live Movie Maker including adding music, narration, and more.
- Job Start
The non-profit, community-based organization that helps people find jobs built a centralized IT system that helps keep track of clients. Microsoft software at the organization also helps train people for the job market.
- Microsoft Students to Business
Students interested in technical fields can get software, training, and job access. The program also connects students to jobs being offered by companies working with Microsoft.
- Project Tuva: An Introduction by Bill Gates
Bill Gates introduces Project Tuva
- Health and well being
Peter Kuhn, an associate professor in cell biology at Scripps Research, and his team are using a Microsoft Office solution to support their cancer research.
- Worldwide Telescope
View amazing images of the universe through the technology of WorldWide Telescope.
Tout-simplement.org: Teacher training in Belgium
- Dunshaughlin Community College
School partners with university to provide innovative professional development for staff
- Microsoft Partners in Learning
Access to technology made available through Microsoft Partners in Learning has inspired students around the world and has provided many new opportunities for them.
Affordable computing solutions helps teachers in Lesotho bring new life to classroom lessons.
- Mobile learning at Crescent
Students using Tablet PCs at Crescent Girls School have found new ways to use the technology and to personalize their learning based on their interests.
- Office 365 deployment overview
This presentation is designed to help you understand the options and plan your deployment. It explains the terminology, compares the deployment options, and describes the tools that are included with Office 365 for education.
- Implementing Office 365 across the district/campus community
Office 365 can bring value to your education institution. Join us to find out how to roll out Office 365 web-conferencing, calendaring, and collaboration tools at your educational institution.
- Changing the game with immersive learning in special education
Interactive learning is the key to motivating and engaging students in today’s technologically advanced world. Discover how educators are addressing students with specific needs with Kinect for Xbox 360 from Microsoft.
- Changing the game with Kinect in education
Interactive learning is the key to motivating and engaging students in today’s technologically advanced world. Discover how educators are changing the game in education with Kinect for Xbox 360 from Microsoft.
- Turn 1 PC into 10 workstations with Windows MultiPoint Server and GreenBridge
Join us to hear how GreenBridge Computing and Microsoft are teaming up to offer a more cost-effective way for students and teachers to gain access to the latest technology, even on limited budgets.
- Bring learning to life with Kinect
This webcast is hosted by Center for Digital Education. Learn how Loudoun County Public Schools uses Kinect to engage and inspire students in classroom activities and in physical education, and how Kinect is supporting their students with special needs.
- Student solutions built on SharePoint 2010
Join co-hosts Microsoft and the Center for Advanced Technologies (a public magnet program housed at Lakewood Senior High School, in Florida), and see demonstrations of student-developed solutions built on the Microsoft SharePoint 2010 platform.
- Optimized desktop for schools and universities
Learn about education desktop solutions designed to help your IT organization maintain security, streamline management, and cut costs.
- Working together - Anytime. Anywhere.
Collaborate across your campus, your city, the nation, or the world with cutting-edge solutions like Microsoft Live@edu and Microsoft Office Web Apps. Keep your students, educators, and staff connected—regardless of platform, device, or location.
- Managing relationships and retention
See how Microsoft solutions can facilitate smooth, efficient operations. Help meet student and teacher recruitment and retention goals, improve alumni/constituent relationship management, maximize funding from grants, and collaborate more effectively.
- Enrollment for Education Solutions
Discover the new license program, Enrollment for Education Solutions (EES), an easy, cost-effective offer that provides qualified academic customers a simplified way to acquire Microsoft software and services under a single, subscription agreement.
- Desktop management and virtualization for schools and universities
Microsoft operational efficiency solutions can help you simplify education IT infrastructure, reduce costs, and improve the outcome for your school and students.
- Business-ready security for your school
Help protect anywhere, anytime access. Microsoft business-ready security can help schools protect their assets and infrastructure while addressing shrinking budgets and increased regulatory pressure.
- Azure for education
See how you can develop on the Windows Azure platform—the Microsoft cloud platform as a service (PaaS) offering—and how to scale your systems as the needs of your institution grow.
- Microsoft Office 2010 tips and tricks for educators and students
Discover new ways to make quick work of daily tasks, collaborate with teachers, share information, and engage students with Microsoft Office 2010. These tips can help you make the most of the built-in tools in Microsoft Office for education.
- Microsoft private cloud: Infrastructure management
You can deliver IT as a service (ITaaS) for your education institution using technology you already own. In this second webcast on the Microsoft private cloud, learn more how cloud computing can benefit your school, college, university, or district.
- Windows and SQL in the cloud (and why you should care)
Learn about the many Microsoft cloud benefits available to education organizations, and discover easy, effective partner solutions that make the most of them.
- Rich, interactive teaching and learning
Inspire your students, and boost engagement in the classroom with intuitive tools from Microsoft that can help you improve education outcomes.
- Fulford Schools
Find out how students at the Fulford School are using Microsoft applications to allow the real world to come to life.
- Martin Davidson, Chief Executive, British Council
Watch this presentation from the Education Leaders Briefing in London, January 2012.
- Pilot and deployment strategies for K-12 Live@edu domains
In this video we look at best practices for piloting and deploying Live@edu to your users.
- The Cloud: Exciting new possibilities with Steve Balmer
Learn about Microsoft's vision for the cloud
- The services transformation in education: Microsoft's roadmap
This session presents an overviews of the Windows Live @ edu services portfolio and offerings and provides an up to date view of Microsoft's services roadmap.
- Cloud fundamentals video series: Introduction
This introduction video is the first in a series of videos focused on sharing some of the things we are learning from our customers on cloud security, privacy and reliability.
- Cloud fundamentals video series: Cloud agility
John Howie, Senior Director, Microsoft Global Foundation Services discusses business agility and other potential benefits of leveraging cloud computing.
- Cloud fundamentals video series: Cloud transparency as an element of trust
Mark Estberg, Senior Director, Microsoft Global Foundation Services provides insight on cloud transparency as an element of trust.
- Cloud fundamentals video series: Cloud transparency as an element of trust, part 2
More from Mark Estberg, Senior Director, Microsoft Global Foundation Services, on cloud transparency as an element of trust.
- Collaboration in the classroom
This Teaching and Learning podcast for Instructional Technology Directors provides a high level overview of 3 rich collaborative tools: SharedView, OneNote 2007, and SharePoint.
- Feet on the ground, head in the clouds: Connect your education systems & processes to the cloud
See how Microsoft solutions for real-time system integration and complex workflow scenarios can integrate your existing education systems and processes to take optimal advantage of cloud computing resources.
- Learn how Microsoft Live@edu can benefit your K-12 education institution
Join us for this webcast to learn how Microsoft Live@edu can offer your K-12 institution the ultimate suite of collaboration applications for your students at no cost to your institution.
- Michael Fullan, Professor Emeritus of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto
Watch this presentation from the Education Leaders Briefing in London, January 2012.
- Microsoft Kinect proves effective catalyst for learning in South African classrooms
Educators at Lakeside Park Primary school in South Africa share their experiences with an innovative new use for Kinect—using the controller-free gaming device for Xbox 360 in the classroom to engage young students.
- Creating personalized learning systems in Colombia
This video showcases a school in Colombia that using Microsoft technology in creating a Personalized learning system for students and teachers to use so that students drive their own learning.
- Use hidden text in Microsoft Office Word 2007
With the hidden text feature in Microsoft Office Word 2007, you can help students improve their writing skills. Create worksheet templates that include writing prompts or offer helpful instructions.
- Apply a picture to WordArt
WordArt can make titles much more interesting in worksheets or assignments making use of color and images, such as a report on the life cycle of flowering plants can make a title come to life with colorful pictures and a bright, engaging WordArt title.
- Display fractions
You can format Excel cells to display decimals as fractions. Office Excel 2007 also performs mathematical operations on fractions and reduces and rounds fractions automatically.
- Create a pictograph
You can make it easier for students to understand data relationships by converting them into a pictograph - a graph with pictures. Office Excel 2007 stretches or stacks pictures to represent the values being graphed.
- Add mathematical equations
You can use Microsoft Office Word 2007 to easily add mathematical expressions, equations, and formulas to quizzes and worksheets. Use one of the built-in equations or create one of your own. To reuse an equation, simply save it in the Equation Gallery.
- Use special calculations in Microsoft Office Excel 2007
To count all of the numbers in a group or range of cells, or just the ones that match a certain condition, there are specific functions in Office Excel 2007 that can help you do this fast and easy.
- Create data sets
Understanding research and data collection methods is an essential tool for learning. Microsoft Office Excel 2007 can help you collect, manage, track, and organize data sets of any size.
- In the classroom with Windows Live Movie Maker
Windows Live Movie Maker is the fast, easy way to turn photos and videos into great-looking movies and slide shows that you can share with your class, on the Web, or on DVDs. And it's free!
- Add borders to pages, paragraphs, or text
With Office Word 2007 plus Office Suite, Students can create colorful assignments that rival Web and other media by adding borders, outlines, fill colors, tables, text boxes, WordArt, and other effects to emphasize ideas and an attractive page layout.
- Create a timeline
Show your students how events relate over time by laying out information along a timeline. Demonstrate progress, support themes and ideas, summarize details, and help students visualize trends. Timelines let students see and understand the big picture.
- Create a class newspaper
Students benefit from collaborative projects that develop team-building and problem-solving skills such as a class newspaper. Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 helps quickly and inexpensively publish a newspaper, giving students time to write creatively.
- Create movie-style crawling credits
Students can add movie-style end credits to their presentations by using the animation effects in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007.
- Design a survey and evaluate the data
Students can design a class survey project to include interviewing many people with a Microsoft Word questionnaire, capturing data in forms, entering results in a database, and track/analyze the data using Microsoft Excel.
- Set up "what-if" scenarios in Microsoft Office Excel 2007
Students can learn to gather data and manipulate different variables in a scenario to change the end result. Microsoft Office Excel 2007 saves scenario data and lets them substitute it to perform “what-if” analyses to predict different outcomes.
- Develop an interactive story
Students can work together or by themselves to design an interactive story using hyperlinks in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. When readers run the slide show, they decide how the story progresses by clicking buttons that link them to different slides.
- AutoSummarize a document
The AutoSummary Tools in Office Word 2007 can highlight and assemble key points of a document. For example, a student can use it to autosummarize a long list of science articles, edit it or even quickly create an abstract for a finished history report.
- Keep track of grades in Microsoft Office Excel 2007
Office Excel 2007 sets you up an initial spreadsheet grading system, then save the Excel worksheet as a template and use Office Excel 2007 to calculate, providing the data views you need, and producing grades and reports for every class.
- Animate chart elements
Office PowerPoint 2007 animation can help students stay focused in presentations by making them more engaging, adding transitions between slides, animation within slides, simplifying busy charts, and synchronizing each chart section with the discussion.
- Six ways to adjust the PC to make it easier for students to concentrate
Learn how you can help a student to concentrate on learning by creating an orderly PC learning environment and by reducing the number of screen elements vying for a student’s attention.
- Use Microsoft Office Excel 2007 macros to speed up work
Macros save you time, and we know how busy a teacher’s life can be. When you find yourself performing a task or series of tasks repeatedly, it is helpful to create a macro in an Office Excel 2007 worksheet.
- Insert drop caps into a document
Learn how to insert drop caps into a document
- Video: Make words stand out in a document
Learn how to make words stand out in a document
- Video: Move captions and pictures together
Learn how to move captions and pictures together
- Using Photo Story in class
Learn how to use Photo Story in class
- Add text to drawings
Imagine that Teachers and students can easily combine illustrations with creative writing, add descriptions to shapes, create holiday decorations, worksheets, handouts, and signs that are engaging and fun using Microsoft Office Word 2007.
- Create a table of contents
Instead of creating a table of contents after the writing is finished, your students can use Office Word 2007 to help them organize their writing as they go.
- Create postcards in history
Is there a better way for students to understand people who made history than to walk in their shoes? They can write and send postcards to and from famous historical figures to promote a speech or to announce a significant change to the government.