Education in the summer !!

Who says that Education shuts down during the summer . In just the past few days these announcements have come from various groups within Microsoft that all impact Education for Teachers, Students and Institutions. They are:

imageREDMOND, Wash. — July 22, 2009 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the release to manufacturing (RTM) of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2, the next versions of its flagship desktop and server operating systems. With the completion of this development phase, industry partners are readying products in time for the Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 worldwide general launches. Windows 7 will be generally available to customers around the world on October 22, and Windows Server 2008 R2 will be generally available on or before that date. As always, current customers of the Windows Volume Licensing program, Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) subscribers and TechNet subscribers will be among the first to get customer access to Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in the coming weeks.

The launch of Microsoft Education Labs

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Microsoft Live Services Plug-in for Moodle

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Moodle

Microsoft Research Add-ins for Scientists

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Microsoft Surface SDK will be available on MSDNAA Subscriptions

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From Alfred Thompson –The Computer Science Teacher

 

That’s just some of them. NOT BAD FOR A SLOW SUMMER WEEK !!!!! Enjoy your vacation

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