Getting Started with Microsoft in the Classroom

Want to get started with Microsoft in the classroom? We’ve pulled together a list of upcoming training sessions hosted by Microsoft Learning Design Specialists Troy Waller & Megan Townes. In these session you will get to know how you can make the most of Microsoft in your classroom. Getting Started with Office 365 Tuesday 4th…


Innovation centre fires imaginations and boosts digital skills for Glenwood High School students

MIE Expert Noelene Callaghan share’s her vision and expertise applying technology in education. There was a time when school computer labs often resembled ghost towns – filled with ancient, dusty kit, they were sparsely populated apart from the clutch of tumbleweeds rolling down the aisles. Not on Noelene Callaghan’s watch. Callaghan runs the innovation centre – known…


Lisa Plenty – OneNote Class Notebook – Differentiating Teacher Professional Learning

This is a guest blog from Lisa Plenty, Director of Digital Learning and Innovation at Radford College, Canberra. Our College started using OneNote Class Notebook around two and a half years ago, and whilst the uptake and enthusiasm was initially slow, teachers began to realise the power OneNote allows for teachers and students to manage…


Accessibility in Examinations: Here’s what you need to know

Summary: As teachers digitise more and more classroom activities–particularly tests and exams–they need to ensure that all students, including those with disabilities, can participate in them on a level footing. Could online examinations disadvantage some of your students? It’s a question which every teacher should consider as they digitise the classroom. While digital tests and…


This MVP Travels Japan To Bring Science To Life With HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens has the power to revolutionize education, turning the textbook school curriculum into an immersive experience. So when MVP and science teacher Tatsuro Ueda was first introduced to HoloLens, he too saw how the device could bring his lessons to life. He visualized magnetic fields expanding in the air, and drawing lines of force…


Digital learning: distraction or default for the future?

Summary: Technologies like VR and AR are taking over classrooms – and for many teachers, that’ll prove a good thing. The use of mobile devices, virtual reality and augmented reality in learning still draws a mixed bag of reactions from educators. But recent developments in digital learning technologies suggest that virtual learning will not only…


Onslow County Schools in North Carolina uses Microsoft Translator for student success and parent-teacher communication

Did you know that Microsoft Translator can be used in schools to help students who are English Language Learners pass their final exams and facilitate communication between parents and teachers? Read all about how the Microsoft Translator live feature breaks language barriers and provides translation capabilities for diverse populations. Microsoft for Education blog


Australian universities are getting creative with digital. Here’s how.

Summary: Digital technology is transforming the higher education landscape in Australia to provide for a more inclusive and flexible learning experience. Australia’s higher education landscape is experiencing unprecedented change – for the better and for the benefit of the future generation. Recent research by Harvard Business Review Analytics Services reveals that only a mere 7%…


Eine Erfolgsgeschichte: Die Universität Bonn

Am Institut für Intelligente Systeme der Universität Bonn konzentrieren sich Wissenschaftler und Studierende in der Forschung auf die Entwicklung von Algorithmen und Software für die nächste Generation intelligenter Maschinen. Die größte Herausforderung dabei ist der Umgang mit den sich rasant ändernden Anforderungen an Software und Hardware im Bereich Deep Learning, der von den Wissenschaftlern eine…


Demystifying Windows in 10 S Mode

Since the introduction of Windows 10 S last year – an effort to provide a Windows experience that delivers predictable performance and quality through Microsoft-verified apps via the Microsoft Store- there has been much confusion around what this actually means despite great feedback from customers and partners. Customers love the security, faster boot time, better…