Surface’s role in education continues to grow with schools in Pennsylvania and Washington

In the past year, Surface has been put to work by teachers and students in 30 markets around the world, and the latest schools to use Surface are the public Selinsgrove Area School District in rural Pennsylvania, and St. Thomas School, a private K-8 school in Bellevue, Washington.

Selinsgrove seventh- and eighth-grade science teacher Nicole Sassaman says Surface has made a major difference in how her students learn. For example, she says in the video above, using Surface, “They’re drawing a chemical reaction instead of just telling me it. So it really becomes more of an active presentation. Instead of just sitting back and consuming the information, they have to be a part of it.”

Some of the schools that have adopted Surface over the past year include the Supreme Education Council of Qatar, Tuckahoe Common School District, St. Andrews Anglican College, St. Patrick’s College, Williston Northampton School, Twickenham Academy, CDI College and many others.

To learn more, head over to the Surface Blog and to the Microsoft in Education blog.

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Suzanne Choney
Microsoft News Center Staff