Microsoft delivers new school supplies for class this year

The following post originally appeared as a cross-post on the Microsoft in Education Blog and the Official Microsoft Blog. — Microsoft delivers new school supplies for class this year By Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Worldwide Education. The stores are chock-full of school supplies, buses are back on their routes, and anticipation is in the…


Microsoft E2 Global Educator Exchange: Global Challenge Winners

Since the returned from the E2 Global Educator Exchange in Redmond a few weeks ago, we’ve been bringing you the personal stories of our UK MIEEs, hearing first hand about the people they met, the experiences they had and the ideas and practices they shared with other teachers from all over the world. Now we’d…


Gerald Haigh explores the research into the learning effects of Typing vs. Handwriting

The following is a guest post written by Gerald Haigh. — Typing or Handwriting?   The efficiency of the inking facility now available on Surface, with the brilliant Surface pen, is provoking a revival of the old debate about the relative merits of handwriting and typing. Recent Microsoft research brings sound evidence into the issue,…


Worldreader mobile app and thousands of free books now available through Windows Store!

A recent study by UNESCO found that 250 million children of primary school age lack basic reading and writing skills. One of the factors contributing to this alarming statistic is that they simply do not have access to text. The report also highlighted opportunities to advance literacy and learning in underserved communities around the world…


Microsoft Learning Suite – free download now available!

Learning Suite is a comprehensive set of FREE software specifically all schools and teachers now ready for you to download. These titles add so much to Windows OS and Office. See below for the titles you can get. Learning Suite can be downloaded FOC  by logging onto the Partners In Learning Network  or alternatively directly…

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