Microsoft EDU Moments

Happy Friday! It has been another busy week for our superb team of #MicrosoftEdu Educators!  Our Microsoft Moments blog this week will focus on: School Celebration Moment UK Digital Skills Program #MicrosoftEDU UK Roadshow Windows 10 Creators Update Top MIEE Tweet! Here’s this weeks Microsoft Moments: School Celebration Moment  This week we talk about the…


MIEE Spotlight- Joe Westermark

  On today’s MIEE Spotlight, we take a look at the innovative work of Joe Westermark, Teacher at Microsoft Showcase School Bae Baglan in Port Talbot, Wales. Joe is passionate about providing authentic learning experiences that enable his young people to develop 21st Century Skills.  Joe ensures his excellent practice of using Office 365 tools in…


MIE in 123: Top Tips for Educators

We all have that dreading feeling of missing out on emails, meetings and working documents. Trying to switch between desktops and apps can be time consuming and our productivity reduced. As educators, we deserve a way to sync collaboration and communication as seamlessly as possible. With Microsoft Teams, this has become a reality. Transitioning to…


MIEE Spotlight- Paul Watkins

On today’s MIEE Spotlight we take a look at the incredible work of Paul Watkins from Microsoft Showcase School, Ysgol Bae Baglan in Wales. Paul is a passionate and dedicated teacher who strives every single day to impact his pupils and colleagues in a positive way. Due to Paul’s great expertise and innovation in the…


Upcoming events- #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow

Fast approaching is the launch of our new and exclusive this year #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow series. 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…


What’s New in EDU UK

  This week’s updates from the Microsoft EDU Team UK! Every Tuesday, we will be sharing the top news coming from Microsoft in Education globally and highlighting any must read blogs and videos to keep you up to date with Microsoft in Education in the UK and globally.   Our ‘What’s New in EDU UK’ …


MIEE Spotlight- Charlotte Vernon

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is shining down on Charlotte Vernon from  Bolsover Church of England Junior School. Over the past 3 years at Bolsover, Charlotte has been a part of a variety of technological advancements which include utilising Office 365 and Surface Devices for effective teaching and learning. Charlotte is passionate about using OneNote Class Notebook…


Showcase School Case Study- Hardenhuish School

Hardenhuish is an 11-18 co-educational comprehensive school set in the magnificent parkland of the former Hardenhuish Manor and Chippenham Grammar School. Hardenhuish School caters to nearly 1500 pupils aged 11-18 and is one of three secondary schools in Chippenham, Wiltshire. They became an Academy Converter in 2010 and have been a Microsoft Showcase School since…


MIEE Spotlight- Ryan van Graan

  Today’s MIEE Spotlight looks at the great work of Computer Science teacher, Ryan van Graan from Trinity School of John Whitgift. Ryan uses Office 365 and Microsoft tools extensively in the classroom to enhance the teaching and learning in his classroom. Due to Ryan’s expertise in using technology, he has spoken at BETT on using…


Leading in Problem-Based Learning

A working definition to problem based learning is the approach that organises curriculum and instruction around a problem with a focus to engage the learner to find a solution. Educators are seen as the facilitator during the collaborative process, whereby students develop critical thinking, problem solving, and critical skills as they identify the problem. It…