10 Ways To Start Using Skype In The Classroom – Edudemic

Using Skype in the classroom shouldn’t be a daunting task. In fact, it’s a simple and effective education tool that not enough students get to try out! http://edudemic.com/2013/03/10-ways-to-start-using-skype-in-the-classroom/


TeachTec’s Tools for Schools

Our US Partners in Learning team has put together a resource that can help with finding all of the free applications, tools and websites that we share with educators around the country. It’s called TeachTec’sTools for Schools and it lists over 100 free Microsoft Education specific resources that you can explore, install or share.


Be What’s Next in Teaching & eLearning Webinar 10/26 1PM

Education is more than students sitting in a classroom. Online content is supplementing printed textbooks. WiFi hotspots are replacing classrooms. Libraries are going online. The expansion in Internet connectivity and the use of PCs and other mobile devices at home and in schools has transformed learning. Schools and campuses are increasingly both physical and virtual….


Microsoft Accessibility: Technology for Everyone

Accessibility is a hot topic these days.  Microsoft is a industry leader in providing accessible technology.  Check out this Educause webcast. “Our vision is to create innovative technology that is accessible to everyone and that adapts to each person’s needs. Accessible technology eliminates barriers for people with disabilities and it enables individuals to take full…


New SharePoint 2010 templates for Class and Study Group

These templates are super cool: http://sharepoint.microsoft.com/Blogs/GetThePoint/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=481 Teachers at your school can use the class site template to: Add class assignments like homework, quizzes, and exams Add new course materials like study guides and a course syllabus Add class announcements Add assignment due dates to the class calendar Participate in student discussions Check on assignments submitted…


Webinar – Improve and Extend Alumni Managment and Fundraising

Webinar – Improving and Extending Alumni Management and Fundraising with StratusLIVE and Aspect CommunityOne Register — June 21, 2011 10:00 AM CDT Donor relationship management and fundraising are the lifeblood of most academic institutions. In an environment of decreased endowment value and reduced donor capacity for giving, it is critical yet challenging, to attract their…


Live@Edu support for accessibility

I’ve been fielding lots of questions on accessibility lately.  In short, pick Live@Edu and Office 365 for Education to provide an accessable collaboration solution and limit litigation risk. For more than 20 years, Microsoft has been investing in platform technologies and product features that empower hundreds of millions of people around the world to enter…


LiveMeeting – Managing Student Success with Aspect and CommunityOne 3/15

Continuing Education Webinar Series Webinar – Managing Student Success with Aspect and CommunityOne Register — March 15, 2011, 10:30 – 11:30 AM CST Helping students succeed is the most important job for any college or university. This begins with building a strong student profile that can be shared across campus. The next step is to create a…


Office 365 for Education LiveMeeting 3/23

In beta testing and launching soon, Microsoft Office 365 for Education provides your institution with the same great communication and collaboration experiences used in enterprises around the world while saving time and money. Office 365 includes free full-featured Exchange Online email services for all users, free SharePoint Online and Lync Online services for students, and value-priced pay-as-you-go options for faculty and staff. Join…


OneNote webcast from an educator’s perspective

Sonja Delafosse delivered a fantastic presentation on how the Lake Washington School District adopted and uses OneNote.  She provides great tips and suggestions for training educators and ideas around how to use OneNote in the classroom and beyond.  If you didn’t have a chance to join us, you can watch the webcast at https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/msevents/view?id=6240&role=attend&pw=ATT6240.