Apps in Education: Physamajig for Windows 8

Physamajig is a great Windows 8 app for secondary school age students that combines gaming and physics into a fun and engaging package. The app is free, although you can pay to strip out the ads, and offers students a unique way to understand the core concepts of physics in an interesting and enjoyable way….

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Stay on top of classes and assignments with myHomework for Windows 8

I am a big fan of apps that allow me to sync my data across all my devices, and myHomework is a great example of a Windows 8 app that does just that, all within an elegant and clean environment. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the app, myHomework is an awesome cross…

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Tablets in Education: Devices in Education eBook (Updated)

Following on from the launch of our Devices in Education eBook last year, we have just created an update to the eBook that covers some of the new devices that we feel are great for an education audience. The updated eBook showcases devices such as the Dell Venue 8 Pro and the Surface 2 and…

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T&L e-zine: Blooming APPspiration #win8.1

It’s great to be back with another collection of Teaching & Learning e-zines for 2014! We have had such positive feedback from the previous posts that the e-zines will be published TWICE a week from now on. Tuesday’s e-zine  will feature guest posts from our Innovative Schools/Teachers and Thursday’s post will be dedicated to all…


T&L e-zine: KS1 Journey Around London with Windows 8

We thought it would be a nice idea to produce weekly ‘Microsoft Teaching & Learning’ e-zines (online newsletters). The series will feature some great examples of how our Microsoft Innovative Educators and Microsoft Showcase Schools are using technology in the classroom. Hopefully, these little T&L snippets will inspire a little innovation in your own classrooms. …


T&L e-zine: Windows 8 helps deliver core subjects at KS2

We thought it would be a nice idea to produce weekly ‘Microsoft Teaching & Learning’ e-zines (online newsletters). The series will feature some great examples of how our Microsoft Innovative Educators and Microsoft Showcase Schools are using technology in the classroom. Hopefully, these little T&L snippets will inspire a little innovation in your own classrooms. …


T&L e-zine: Using Windows 8 in Physical Education

We thought it would be a nice idea to produce weekly ‘Microsoft Teaching & Learning’ e-zines (online newsletters). The series will feature some great examples of how our Microsoft Innovative Educators and Microsoft Showcase Schools are using technology in the classroom. Hopefully, these little T&L snippets will inspire a little innovation in your own classrooms….


Upgrade your Windows and get a new view on your world! (Guest Post)

Guest post By Alan Richards, Senior Consultant at Foundation SP and SharePoint MVP. This time last year the computing worlds view of Microsoft Windows changed forever, Windows 8 changed the way we interact with not only our PC’s but also our laptops, phones and tablet devices. Windows 8 was not only a new operating system…

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Windows 8 Devices in Education: Acer Aspire S7 Review

The Aspire S7 is an ultra-thin, ultra-light premium ultrabook from the folks at Acer. This touch based device comes in white, with a super durable gorilla glass lid, and offers an amazing Windows 8.1 experience for those students, IT pro’s and school/college/university leaders looking for a premium device that ticks both the style and performance…

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Windows 8.1 in Education: Showcase Video

Great new video showcasing some of the awesome new features within Windows 8.1 and the wide range of PC’s that they run on. This video is a great complement to the Windows 8.1 in Education Infographic we shared recently. In case you missed it, the full infographic can be viewed/downloaded below. Windows 8.1 in Education:…

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