Calendar of Events and News

Upcoming events and recent news for Microsoft in Education.


  • Sept 23
    Foster Greater Communication and Collaboration: Yammer in Education

    Yammer is a private social network used within institutions to drive greater collaboration and communication. Now that Yammer is live in Office 365 Education, Education customers have world-class collaboration services available in the A2 (free) Office 365 plan. This webcast will discuss Yammer technical deployment with a focus on technical setup topics specific to Education customers.

    In this session you will learn:

    • • What is Yammer Enterprise for Education
    • • How to Activate Yammer in your institution
    • • Understand how to make the great collaboration services in Yammer available to your education users
    • • Review the technical resources to help you deploy successfully
    September 23 2014|12:00 AM PST
  • Sept 25
    Microsoft Azure Essentials for Education (Part I)

    Microsoft Azure is an open and flexible cloud platform that enables you to quickly build, deploy and manage applications across a global network of Microsoft-managed datacenters. This EDU-focused session will introduce you to the wealth of capabilities, functions and features in the Microsoft Azure cloud.

    September 25 2014|11:00 AM PST - 00:00 AM
  • Nov 11
    Let's Get Creative! Learning with Bing and Office Mix

    Equip students with the 21st century skills they need (collaboration, knowledge construction, use of ICT for learning, real world problem solving). For many, Bing is a destination site that is explicitly about an idea of "search" that Google created ten years ago. But what if search wasn't a verb? Behavioral scientist Matt Wallaert will talk about Bing as contextualizer, connective fabric, and classroom aid for inspiration, giving practical examples of where and how to think about the future of questions.

    November 11 2014|08:00 AM PST - 09:00 AM
  • Dec 09
    Collaborative Classrooms: Using O365 to learn together

    Discover how Office 365 is changing the way teachers work with students through new ways to communicate, collaborate and create. Steps through classroom based scenarios including co-authoring, lecture.

    December 09 2014|4:00 PM PST - 5:00 PM

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