Microsoft Introduces New Classroom Tool: Office Mix
Microsoft recently released a preview version of Office Mix, a new plugin for PowerPoint that allows teachers to create interactive presentations and share them online with their students.
From the Campus Technology blog:
“The plugin gives educators the ability to record lecture materials directly within PowerPoint and embed multimedia and interactive elements, including:
Office Mix is supported on most web browsers as well as Windows-based tablets (iOS and Android support is currently limited). Web browser access would allow students, who may not own a copy of Office, to view Mix presentations on different computing platforms. Currently, Office Mix is available to download for anyone with a Microsoft account using Windows PCs and Microsoft Office 2013 or 365.