Month: July 2016

The performance of 100 Computers at your disposal in just one-touch

Saudi companies can adopt cloud technologies to thrive and ensure the sustainability of their business Microsoft Arabia revealed that KSA based companies and enterprises embracing cloud computing technologies in their workplace can increase their productivity and efficiency, ensure their business’s continuity, reinforce competitive advantage in the market and reduce costs … Read more »

Science education for girls: why it matters

By: Olusola Amusan, Citizenship Manager, Microsoft Africa It’s been a long-standing trend that men far outnumber women in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). This blog post shares three important reasons why this is a problem. At the heart of the matter is that while there are more jobs … Read more »

4 easy ways to create a digital classroom

For many schools, the idea of a completely digital classroom is still just a vision. However, FutureSource estimates half of all K-12 students will have access to a 1:1 device by the next academic year. With this 1:1 computing trend growing in schools, more educators are looking at ways to transform their … Read more »

Five apps that make learning easier and more fun

Apps have become an integral part of our lives. We use them across our devices, for work and play – from taking notes and checking flights, to reading books and playing games. So it’s no surprise that apps also play a role in teaching and learning. Not only does interaction … Read more »

Rwandan entrepreneur pioneers One Laptop Per Teacher program

“We can’t teach tomorrow’s children the way we taught yesterday.” Her father was a mathematician. Her mother was a teacher and member of the Ministry of Education for over 10 years. And now Nadia Uwamahoro, co-founder of GiraICT, is making her mark on local education. Her goal? To put computing devices … Read more »

Teachers do great things with a little help from technology

Renin Canbolat, Windows Commercial Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Turkey One of the best ways to maintain high educational standards is to ensure that we have high quality teachers in our classrooms – teachers who understand how to use technological tools and training to achieve optimal outcomes. That’s why at Microsoft … Read more »