You can now signup for a preview of Microsoft Office Mix

Microsoft is looking to revolutionize the classroom experience with a new service called Office Mix. While its not live yet and requires an invite to sign up, Office Mix a new service that turns PowerPoint presentations into interactive, online lessons that you can share with anyone.  First spotted by @h0x0d, Office Mix sounds like an excellent tool for schools, allowing instructors to distribute presentations to all their students via the web. Instructors can check student progress online and see who actually watched the presentation. 

I guess you can say that it would be a whole lot more disastrous in terms of productivity if an app, or a suite of apps such as Microsoft Office were to be crippled in a day, as opposed to say, Twitter,Instagram or Facebook going down for a while. The latter three would be an inconvenience though, that’s for sure. Well, Microsoft’s Office platform has long been the cornerstone of productivity in the enterprise and classroom environments, being made available on the iPad recently, but it seems that there is a new Office Mix in the works that will target the classroom. Most of us would not be familiar with what is all about, but it so happens to be a brand new service which will be able to transform PowerPoint presentations into interactive, online lessons, allowing you to share those with just about anyone and everyone. This would be a novel method for educators to distribute and interact with their presentations.

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