“Microsoft Education on Tour’’ regional events at Microsoft Training Academies | Andrew Robertson – EDU

We are pleased to confirm the dates for Microsoft in the Classroom events for this remainder of this academic year.
Hosted by Microsoft Training Academies, these free events offer an exploration into how teaching and learning can be transformed through technology and a 21st Century Curriculum. A delightful day (or half day) that will leave you Inspired to use Microsoft technology in a whole new way!
We have five Microsoft Training Academies dotted around England and Wales, each offering their own insight into how they are using Microsoft technologies are part of their overall digital…

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30th March – TeachMeet at Microsoft Showcase School in Wiltshire – REGISTER NOW! | Andrew Robertson – EDU

Teachers in and around Chippenham, Wiltshire, are encouraged to attend an afternoon TeachMeet next week, at nearby Microsoft Showcase School Hardenhuish School. Free to attend, the event runs from 4pm-6pm on Thursday 30th March, and is a fantastic opportunity to learn from and be inspired by other teachers in your local area.
Register here
If you’re unfamiliar the concept and traditional format of a TeachMeet, it is very straightforward! Teachers will sign up to deliver short presentations (roughly 3-6 minutes long), that shares a project, a resource or tool that they have used to good…

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#TheFeed – Community Dementia Art Sway Project: #MIEE Report by Lee Whitmarsh | Andrew Robertson – EDU

This latest extract from #TheFeed is written by Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (#MIEExpert) Lee Whitmarsh talks about the local community project he and his students at Alsager School, Cheshire, have been involved with that sees the use of Sway helping those affected by dementia.
To learn more about Sway itself we’d recommend viewing this on-demand webinar from #MIEExpert Paul Dredge – ‘Light up your classroom with Sway’.
Suggested follows:

Follow @l_whitmarsh

Follow @AlsagerPartner

Follow @DementiaFriends

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Partner Post: ‘OneNote Learning Tools: Explained’ – by Hable | Andrew Robertson – EDU

Following on from our earlier article from #TheFeed shedding light on the BDA’s study at Knowl Hill School around the impact of technology on SEND learners, we are pleased to share a post from Microsoft in Education partner Hable, which takes a closer look at some of the features of Learning Tools for OneNote.
OneNote Learning Tools : Explained
by Nic Clark, #TeamHable
With the release of the Learning Tools extension for not only Word online, but also now OneNote online, I thought it was time to explain how to find them and help you learn the basics.

Blindingly simple to understand and…

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Gerald Haigh: Reflections on the Microsoft Partner Campus at BETT 2017 | Andrew Robertson – EDU

It may seem like a distant memory by now, but it wasn’t all that long ago that tens of thousands of educators, school leaders, students and technology innovators were all congregated underneath the roof of London’s ExCel exhibition centre for four days during BETT 2017. It was a fantastic show all round, and to follow up on our partner presence is Gerald Haigh with a retrospective look at what was happening in our Microsoft Partner Campus. Back in January, Gerald wrote a piece looking at each of the 21 exhibitors who would make up the Microsoft Partner Campus at BETT 2017.

There were 21…

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E2 Education Exchange – Join Live on March 22nd! | Andrew Robertson – EDU

Later this month, educators from all over the world will be gathering in Toronto for E2 – Microsoft’s annual Education Exchange!
As well as a chance to celebrate and recognise achievements, over the course of three days more 300 MIE Experts and MIE Fellows will be collaborating, creating and sharing their experiences on how to integrate technology and pedagogy to advance learning, achieve student outcomes, and transform education.
Join in LIVE!
Anyone familiar with the E2 Education Exchange will know that there are elements of the event that are open to all through live streams and online…

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Celebrate World Book Day with a live author visit via Skype! | Andrew Robertson – EDU

We all know the importance of literacy skills, but how can you really bring this to life for students? Why not invite an author, illustrator, or writer live into your classroom via Skype and let the magic begin?
Join the fun and celebrate the World Book Day with live connections through the Microsoft Educator Community of which Skype in the Classroom is a part of. There are over 200 authors waiting to hear from you! All Skype activities are FREE and an opportunity to break down the walls of your classrooms and inspire the next generation, no matter where you are in the world. There are also…

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