Who or What Broke My Kids?

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I am Desperate

I am on a desperate search to find out who or what broke my students.  In fact I am so desperate that I stopped class today to ask them who broke them.  Was it their parents, a former teacher, society, our education system or me that took away their inquisitive nature and made math only about getting a right answer?  I have known this was a problem for a while but today was the last straw.  

A Probability Lesson Gone Wrong

It started out innocently enough working on the seventh grade Common Core standard 7.SP.C.5 about understanding that all probabilities occur between zero and one and differentiating between likely and unlikely events which I thought would be simple enough. After the introduction and class discussion we began partner work on this activity from the Georgia Common Core Resource Document (see page 9).  The basic premise of…

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Microsoft Infopath 13 – no more further releases!

Microsoft announced the end of journey for Infopath forms.

It will be really interesting to see what gets announced in the SharePoint conference, what kind of investments and roadmap would be for the next generation forms technology …it will really help if there is any kind of backward compatibility provided for the customers who have built solution using InfoPath forms using InfoPath clients and/or in SharePoint

In an effort to streamline our investments and deliver a more integrated Office forms user experience, we’re retiring InfoPath and investing in new forms technology across SharePoint, Access, and Word.

InfoPath frequently asked questions

1.  Will Microsoft be shipping another version of InfoPath?
No, there will not be another version of the InfoPath desktop client or InfoPath Forms Services. We are focusing all of our investments on new intelligent, integrated forms experiences across Office technology.

2.  How long will InfoPath be supported?

  • The InfoPath 2013 client will be supported through April 2023.
  • InfoPath Forms Services for SharePoint Server 2013 will be supported until April 2023.
  • InfoPath Forms Services in Office 365 will be supported until further notice.