Microsoft 365 Education launches alongside new Windows 10 S devices

Microsoft is unveiling Microsoft 365 Education today at the company’s Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida. Much like the bundle for businesses, Microsoft 365 Education includes Office 365 for Education, Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility + Security, and even Minecraft: Education Edition. It’s designed as an entire package for Office, Windows, and security products for students and teachers. Source: Microsoft […]

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The Googlefication of the American classroom

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In the space of just five years, Google has helped upend the sales methods companies use to place their products in classrooms. It has enlisted teachers and administrators to promote Google’s products to other schools. It has directly reached out to educators to test its products — effectively bypassing senior district officials. And it has […]

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Microsoft And Apple Target Schools In War With Chromebook

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Few saw the Chromebook coming. When it launched half a decade ago, the category was broadly maligned for its limited feature set, middling hardware specs and operation that required an always-on internet connection to work properly. But things change in five years. In 2015, the category overtook MacBooks in the U.S. for the first time ever, selling […]

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Highlights from Tuesday’s Microsoft Education Event

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On May 2nd, Microsoft held an education focused event to announce several initiatives. During the presentation they discussed several new and upcoming products aimed at the educational sector. Windows 10 S Windows 10 S is a limited version of Windows that may be of interested to school districts looking at Windows devices. Limited may be […]

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Less Apples for the teacher

Apple is losing its grip on American classrooms, which technology companies have long used to hook students on their brands for life.Over the last three years, Apple’s iPads and Mac notebooks — which accounted for about half of the mobile devices shipped to schools in the United States in 2013 — have steadily lost ground to Chromebooks, inexpensive […]

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