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I'm wanting to begin getting my certifications for Microsoft and I'm wanting to make sure I'm on the right path.  I've done a little bit of research and from what I understand, I should take a MTA exam first?  Is this correct?  I was looki

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Hey Keith

 

My advice would be to focus on the MTA track first as it will give you a good pathway into MCSA certifications!  I would agree the first one you should do is

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I recently gave a presentation at the Training Conference 2017 in San Diego on the use of various devices that could be used for learning and development. I showcased the HoloLens and Daqri helmets to illustrate the delivery of training to manufacturing e

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With the announcement of availability of Microsoft HoloLens in 6 additional countries, what do you see the practical application of this device in Education?

 

https://blogs.windows.com/devices/2016/10/12/microsoft-hololens-welcomes-six-new-countries-to-the-world-of-mixed-reality

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There are so many parts of education that it could fit in and become useful.

Our computer science students loved the experience and were eager to get coding with it.

 

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We were able to obtain a device and I did some demo workshops with the device on a Dutch Highschool (Higher Education). A lot of options come to mind such as practice tes... Read More
Will it be too heavy for children to wear?

I would like to know if there are any plans by Microsoft to bring back video editing in the OS in some form or fashion.  We are buying Macs just to create movies. It seems to me this would be a simple and realtively easy investment for Microsoft to make.

 

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I want to support this request very much. A creators update focusing on 3D objects and having nothing for picture and video editing is not recognizing that there are very... Read More

We install Microsoft MovieMaker on all our student Windows 10 tablets . Works just fine for what we do. It is still part of the Windows Essentials Suite. We just choose a

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Completely agree, in our case Adobe premiere is complete overkill for younger students on Windows or OSX

Has anyone found a way to disable creation of PLC Groups? I want users to be able normal groups, not PLC Groups but it seems only possible to switch of groups creation for all types of groups (MailboxpPolicy).

 

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Hi,

 

Is the benefit as described in the below article still available, and if it is, how is it added to an exisiting O365 tenant running E2 licences?

 

https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/educloud/2014/11/11/office-365-proplus-for-faculty-and-staff-benefit-launched-today/

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We are starting to experiment with the Delve blog function for internal school communications. But we can't figure out how to share out the new posts seamlessly. When we click the Share email icon, it tries to open up the mail app, but almost nobody uses

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Copy the link and paste in email? Maybe not so straight forward for people...

There's no subscription option as far as I know. To be honest I wouldn't recommend using this... Read More

I wonder if anyone can shed light on this scenario for the use of PLC groups?

 

In South Africa schools are required to be part of clusters. The Grade 12 teachers of these schools are part of subject clusters. Usually there is one teacher per school belongi

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Sorry for such a late reply: I wonder if there is one tenant for all the schools that you mention or do all of these schools have there own O365 tenants? In the first cas

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I teach Graphic Design and photography and have encouraged beginning students to use the Windows 10 photo editing tools as a really good way of improving photos without having to dive into Photoshop. This morning I woke up to the update- which is a) unexp

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Hi, as a partner we are using the Teams feature  (and it ROCKS!) but unfortunately the Teams feature is not available in EDU tenants. When switching on the feature in the Admin portal it all seems fine but when trying to navigate to teams.microsoft.com it

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Today on Office Blogs, Brett Bigham, 2014 Oregon State Teacher of the Year and a recipient of the NEA National Award for Teaching Excellence in 2015, writes about accessibility in the classroom and in the world. 

 

Join the conversation in the Sway group.

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Today’s post was written by Robin Lowell, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert, special education, science and mathematics teacher, as well as teacher of blind and visually impaired students.

 

Creating a collaborative, inclusive classroom has many movi

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It’s back-to-school time in the U.S. and many other countries, and we’re excited to invite you to the Microsoft Classroom Preview and the School Data Sync (SDS) Preview. IT admins can visit the preview instructions right now or (for a limited time) sign up

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Having read the provided information, I'm still not sure concerning the following point. I have added some users (learners and teachers) manually before using SDS. I have

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Ok, I went and read a bit more (How to deploy School Data Sync by using CSV files)- should have done that in the first place - and some of my questions have been answered... Read More

I'm not sure whether to start this as a new discussion or to post this as a reply.

 

I'm currently looking at SDS with the 6 CSV files and I have some questions.

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Anyone know why Cortana isn't enabled for domain? It would be great if we could use it in school

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I'd imagine its the FCC and under 13 rules and regulations. Not applicable to all countries, but the USA is the centre of the universe ;)
Thanks for the feedback. Enabling Cortana for Edu is blocked because of student privacy requirements, which are of high priority to us.
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I'm not sure if this is a common education issue or just my own insecurities. I work for a large UK University. Our students have been using office 365 for a while, and that means they have some office groups too and thus those groups have sharepoint s... Read More
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We are at the beginning of the implementation of a Sharepoint Online based intranet / document management, but our approach is the same as @Silvia Castaneda wrote: we are

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Hi @Peter Gibbs,

 

We implemented SharePoint online for some of our business units before groups came into play. We thought about the structure and because of different lim

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I'm sorry I don't have answers, just saying that I'm also looking at how one would implement a whole school system with Office 365/SharePoint/OneDrive for Bus

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