Microsoft wows with accessibility tools at the BDA International Conference

A guest blog post written by Arran Smith, UK Dyslexia & SEND Consultant to Microsoft and the SEND Group At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. This is so true when it comes to accessibility. It is estimated that 10% of the UK population…


Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

Microsoft UK are dedicated to ensuring educators are up to date with the latest and greatest in Microsoft technologies and solutions for Education. Here are some of the latest news announcements and upcoming events happening this month! The Microsoft UK EDU Roadshow returns this week!  Last week saw the awaited return of our 2018 #MicrosoftEdu…


The power of technology changes lives

If you are a keen user of Microsoft technologies including Office 365 and Windows 10 then you will already be well aware of the amazing features it offers for accessibility. However, unless you yourself require specific features through your own personal additional needs then you may not have seen the real impact of these tools…


Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

Microsoft UK are dedicated to ensuring educators are up to date with the latest and greatest in Microsoft technologies and solutions for Education. Here are some of the latest news announcements and upcoming events happening this month! The Microsoft UK EDU Roadshow returns this week!  This week sees the awaited return of our 2018 #MicrosoftEdu…


Agility and Feedback with OneNote

Educators are constantly assessing their students on content knowledge. We often walk around the classroom to see where students are at, whole class probe, and commonly use “exit tickets” as a strategy for formative assessment. The process can feel both repetitive and limiting. Thankfully, all of this can be done without the educator being “trapped”…


New to Office 365? Get trained on the MEC

If you’re new to Office 365 then we have the perfect course on the Microsoft Educator Community for you and your staff! This quick and simple course is a fantastic introduction to Office 365 online and gives practical tips and tricks for the use of Office 365 on any device.       Streamline efficiency…


Use Microsoft Forms with your favourite and familiar apps

Microsoft Forms as a relatively new app within Office 365 has undergone rapid developments so that it has now become a firm favourite as both a classroom and admin tool for Educators using Office 365. Did you know that it’s now even easier to use Forms with your colleagues and students seamlessly? Through integration with…


Paint 3D: A tool for teaching Science

Written by Microsoft Learning Consultant, Liz Wilson Paint 3D is a wonderful new tool that comes installed with the Windows 10 creators update. It has all the simplicity of the original Paint but enables you to easily create in 3D. You can draw, colour, and stamp stickers in 3D. You can texture your 3D object…


The Microsoft Education Roadshow is back!

Here’s what to expect and how to sign up! What is the Microsoft Education Roadshow? The Microsoft UK Education Roadshow will help fulfil our mission to empower the students and teachers of today to create the world of tomorrow. With over 100 events taking place across the UK in 2017 and 2018, this is the…


Become a Skype Expert

Looking for ways to easily bring technology into your classroom? Want to connect your students globally and provide them with unique learning opportunities? Then look no further than Skype in the Classroom! This amazing resource is available for free on our Microsoft Educator Community. New to Skype in the Classroom?  Follow these 3 simple steps…