In 2013, Microsoft said it would offer Microsoft Office 365 to U.S. students for free, provided their schools licensed the software for faculty and staff. Now, that offer is being extended worldwide.
Microsoft said Tuesday that the offer for free Office is being extended anywhere Office is available: from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, or dozens of countries around the world. As before, the school must license Office in order for its students to be eligible.
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Grabbing images from Google is easy. You search, copy and paste. It’s a no-brainer and often the first thing students do when creating any sort of digital project that requires images.
Our tech-dependent society has put keyboards at the tips of our fingers at all times, from our smartphones to our laptops. But when was the last time you wrote by hand? Science shows that handwriting can benefit our minds in a number of ways.
If your homepage just loads to Google, you're missing a trick. You could start every day by learning something new, getting motivated by the creative arts or enjoying an inspiring visual.
Paulina Raguimov never expected to get paid to make video games when she walked into her high school’s career fair at 16.
In parts of the US, broadband internet options are limited. And as competition dries up (or gets bought out), things could get worse. Well, President Obama reckons this should stop and will reveal a series of initiatives aimed at opening up choice and competition, dropping the price of high-speed internet and opening up better connection speeds to millions of you, American readers.
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Still, the question for me and everyone else — and especially for people 50+ who may be working less — is whether there will come a time when we need all the tech. Are we already at a crossroads where tablets, which fit easily into a pocketbook, may be enough tech for everyone? A forecast by Statista reveals that while desktop and laptop growth will level off or even dip a bit by 2017, global tablet shipments will nearly double.
Google today released what it calls “a guide to activating technology in schools” as part of its education efforts. Intended to assist teachers and IT administrators, Google says the new guide based on what other schools processes provides schools with the following frameworks to bring the web into the classroom.
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