Microsoft Corp is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to education by giving 10,000 of its latest tablet device to attendees, supported by workshops and sessions to showcasing how to integrate its use into the classroom.
The recent announcement forms part of Microsoft’s initiative Windows in the Classroom Surface Experience Project – providing an opportunity for educators to experience how a Windows 8 touch device makes learning come to life.
The offer is available direct from Microsoft to K12 and higher education institutions. It is available to schools in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China (via Digital China), Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and the United States.
There is no minimum order requirement. Microsoft is recommending that schools get their orders in early as it is a "while supplies last" kind of deal.