Registered Professional Learning Workshops in the Sydney Microsoft Store

Looking for some registered professional learning on integrating Microsoft technologies into your classroom over the summer break? Want to take your Office 365, OneNote and Sway skills to the next level and ensure you get registered professional learning hours before you go back to school in term one? During the summer vacation, Microsoft will be…

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Windows Apps for Education Refresher

The list of Windows apps for education is constantly evolving and growing. As schools head towards the end of year and the thoughts of planning for next year come to the surface, we thought we’d publish a refresher list of some of the awesome Windows apps for education that you can think about integrating into…

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Next Level Learning – Reflections from Queensland

A guest post from Matthew Jorgensen, Coomera Anglican College Throughout November 2015, Microsoft provided a series of workshops for teachers and IT staff in Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast, Melbourne & Adelaide called the Next Level Learning Roadshow. I was asked to deliver some workshops on my favourite Microsoft tools and shine a spotlight on STEM…

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Next Level Learning Roadshow – Content, resources and thanks!

The Next Level Roadshow has drawn to a close with the final instalment this year finishing in Adelaide on Thursday November 19th. Over the past three weeks, the Next Level Learning Roadshow has visited the Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Parramatta & Adelaide working with teachers, IT Directors, principals, eLearning coordinators across all sectors in…

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OneNote Updates – Embed video, record audio, insert files and more

OneNote continues to evolve and provide teachers, students and schools with the ultimate tool for learning, collaborating, researching and delivering content in classrooms across the world. The OneNote team have just announced a series of updates that further enhance the quality of content you can create in OneNote; Embedding video Adding recording audio to web…

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10 Top Education Apps for 2015

Guest post by Matthew Jorgensen  First of all, forgive me for the terrible pun.  I am a bit app-rehensive about such an obvious joke, and wasn’t sure if everyone would app-reciate it.  But the fact is that the Windows Store is bursting at the seams with juicy educational apps ripe for the picking.  Now, because…

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Secrets of the Speech Night Powerpoint Display

Guest post by Matthew Jorgensen Speech night. Celebration evening. Final assembly. Whatever your school calls your night of nights, there is usually a lovely period of time as everyone files in, where the year is laid out in a PowerPoint of smiling children and teachers dressed up as book characters. Hundreds of PowerPoint slides flash…

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FREE professional learning workshops coming to a city near you!

Get started with Next Level Learning at our free one-day learning workshops for teachers & IT professional, where you’ll hear from other schools and education experts about how you can transform learning using Microsoft and Intel technology. Be inspired by new ways of learning with the latest technologies and leave confident to try something new…

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NSW Primary school uses Onenote, Mix and Sway to spur collaborative learning!

Guest post by Craig Warner, Relieving Principal, Barnier Public School, NSW Since mid-2014, Barnier Public School has achieved great outcomes with cloud-based collaborative learning pedagogies. Just a few years ago, our NAPLAN scores were up to 30 points behind the State average. With new forms of teacher–teacher, teacher–student, and student–student collaboration – and a mix…

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Minecraft vs Project Spark vs Kodu Game Lab

Guest post by Matthew Jorgensen  Game based learning has been a part of any good teacher’s arsenal since the dawn of time and, via digital devices, is permeating the classrooms of the world, engaging students to learn through, by and with play. Sit any child in front of a computer and they will no doubt…

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