Office Now Available on Chromebooks
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Office Now Available on Chromebooks

If you want a minimal laptop but don’t want a downgraded version of Office, Microsoft would appear to finally have you covered. The company has toyed with bringing Office to the Chromebook line of slimmed-down laptops, but generally only on Google’s pricy Pixels. It seems that has now changed. From Chromebooks Unboxed: It seems that … Continue reading

Office Skills Key in a Growing Number of Jobs
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Office Skills Key in a Growing Number of Jobs

If you’ve ever wondered if you’ll actually use the Microsoft Office skills you’re learning, you’ll be interested in a new study by the Brookings Institute. The study analyzed the ways American jobs have incorporated digital skills — basic computer literacy, spreadsheets, etc. — between 2002 and 2016. The results? As you might expect, more jobs than … Continue reading

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In Practice Excel Independent Project 5-4 Update

In Practice Excel Independent Project 5-4 was updated on Friday, October 20th. This update will require students who downloaded their instruction file and start file before that date to download a new start file and new instruction file in order to successfully complete the project. Students who downloaded their start file and instruction file after … Continue reading

Office Mix is Going Away in 2018
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Office Mix is Going Away in 2018

If you’ve used Microsoft Office’s Mix add-on to turn your PowerPoint presentations into interactive online lessons, you’re going to want to listen up. Microsoft is nixing Mix on May 1, 2018, and incorporating its features into the core PowerPoint application. In an email, Microsoft said, “We are retiring the Office Mix Preview service on M‍ay … Continue reading