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So today, Microsoft announced a number of new Windows 10 devices that cost as little as $189.
At the annual Bett education show in London, Microsoft launched a new Windows 10 and 10 S device priced between $189 and $300. The company introduced a range of different, affordable Windows 10 S laptops past year, and it’s introducing four new Windows 10 laptops from Lenovo and JP today to further expand the lineup. Recent market research has shown that while Windows is relatively strong in other countries, low priced Chromebooks with Google’s free G Suite for Education are dominant in the USA, accounting for more than half of new computing device shipments into schools. Lenovo is also announcing a $279 2 in 1 device with a stylus and a touch display.
With all of these new experiences available in time for the upcoming school year, there’s never been a better time for schools to try Microsoft Education. These include mixed reality learning applications, a special Chemistry Update for Minecraft and a new coding app called MakeCode.
Building compounds in Minecraft’s new Chemistry UpdateFinally,
Microsoft knows that HoloLens can be kind of expensive, so it’s also offering some discounted academic pricing for schools starting on 22 January. Microsoft said it’s developing several updates for Windows 10 and Office 365 which will make the combination more attractive to teachers and students. Microsoft plans to integrate OneNote with popular student assessment platforms, release mobile versions of its Teams chat service and introduce the ability to create prerecorded presentations in PowerPoint.
That said, the software alone could be worth more than $200. The integration will make it possible for teachers to automatically sync the grades of their students on OneNote Class Notebook with the entire school’s information system, removing the need for manually adding the grades on the school’s system. “I think it’s super important, especially for those age group of kids for which Minecraft is an excellent hook”, Paulus said. “Empower every student” Microsoft said it remains committed to the education sector and helping students to learn with technology.
Jay Paulus, senior director of Windows education marketing, said,
“The chemistry add in actually adds some new kinds of components to Minecraft” including a full periodic table and a “compounding table” which is similar to Minecraft’s crafting table.