Windows 8 for K-12: Improving Educational Outcomes

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Tuesday February 19, 2013
1 pm EST / 10 am PST
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Windows 8 creates a new learning experience to:
• help schools improve educational outcomes
• bring learning to life for students
• prepare students for the future
Learn first-hand from Cincinnati Country Day School how they’re using Windows 8 to drive richer learning experiences and how it’s facilitating their 1:1 computing initiative.
Windows 8 is Microsoft Windows re-imagined - with a new generation of devices and applications that bring incredible innovation to teaching and learning,. It's an all-new touch interface; it's an all-new Windows for new devices. It’s cloud connected and loaded with familiar, new and popular apps. It’s safe and secure. It’s easy to manage. It’s a great education desktop experience – wherever, whenever.
During this session you’ll learn about the new possibilities Windows 8 brings to education and how it can change teaching and learning looking at a real world implementation. Specifically, learn how you can use Windows 8 to:
• Drive innovation and make learning personal
• Connect in entirely new ways – through built-in apps, Windows To Go and the cloud
• Drive immersion in learning through live tiles and a full range of education apps
• Enjoy flexibility built-in with the convenience of a tablet and the productivity of a PC
• Do more, worry less with a more secure learning experience wherever you choose to work
Experiencing is believing.
Robert Baker, Director of Technology at Cincinnati Country Day School
Also Presenting:
Steve Scholz, Technology Specialist, US Education, Microsoft Corporation
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