Introducing the UK’s Microsoft Innovative Expert Educators–Part 2

It gives me great pleasure to introduce to you this year’s and the first ever Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts. You will recognise some familiar faces here. Previous Innovative Teachers and Partners in Learning Award Winners were all eligible for this new programme. Subsequently I think we have ten of the most skilful, innovative and influential…

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Whether you want to be a Doctor or a Rockstar…Coding is for you

Originally posted on the Schools Blog on 27th November 2013 by Jade Mulders It shouldn’t come as any surprise to you when I tell you that here at the Microsoft Education Department we are head over heels, crazy passionate about the future of coding and the impact that it has and will have on young…

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T&L e-zine: Windows 8 helps deliver core subjects at KS2

We thought it would be a nice idea to produce weekly ‘Microsoft Teaching & Learning’ e-zines (online newsletters). The series will feature some great examples of how our Microsoft Innovative Educators and Microsoft Showcase Schools are using technology in the classroom. Hopefully, these little T&L snippets will inspire a little innovation in your own classrooms. …


Introducing the UK’s Microsoft Innovative Expert Educators – Part 1

It gives me great pleasure to introduce to you this year’s and the first ever Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts. You will recognise some familiar faces here. Previous Innovative Teachers and Partners in Learning Award Winners were all eligible for this new programme. Subsequently I think we have ten of the most skilful, innovative and influential…

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T&L e-zine: Teaching with Touch Develop

  We thought it would be a nice idea to produce weekly ‘Microsoft Teaching & Learning’ e-zines (online newsletters). The series will feature some great examples of how our Microsoft Innovative Educators and Microsoft Showcase Schools are using technology in the classroom. Hopefully, these little T&L snippets will inspire a little innovation in your own…


Tablets for Schools Event–9th Dec 2013–Book now !

Here is another great opportunity to find out more about the use of Tablet Technology in Schools. We would like to invite you to the first Tablets for Schools Conference 2013 on Monday 9th December at the QEII Centre, Westminster, London. (I will be there, with Touchdevelop and Kodu Touch ) You can find more…

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Flipping the Classroom with Tablet Academy

An event for primary and secondary schools to explore the theory and practise of Flipping the Classroom. How it can improve teaching and learning? 10am Keynote. – Professor Steve Molyneux. The CEO of the Tablet Academy covers the importance of creating, managing and using video in a flipped environment. A presentation that focuses on how…

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Computing in the national curriculum – A guide for primary teachers

As you know we have been working on supporting Primary schools and teachers with the new Computing Curriculum, with events like our Kodu Kup, we will also have some great announcements about more great resources at BETT. Computing at School (CAS) have released this great guide for Primary teachers. Simon Peyton-Jones describes the new curriculum…

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T&L e-zine: Using Windows 8 in Physical Education

We thought it would be a nice idea to produce weekly ‘Microsoft Teaching & Learning’ e-zines (online newsletters). The series will feature some great examples of how our Microsoft Innovative Educators and Microsoft Showcase Schools are using technology in the classroom. Hopefully, these little T&L snippets will inspire a little innovation in your own classrooms….


Microsoft UK Education Free Stuff but not an App

I have been asked a lot for the links in my free Windows App. As some don’t as yet haven’t upgraded. So whilst that is happening I thought I would list all the links in that App, that can be accessed in a non Win 8 environment. What this exercise proved was that Apps are…

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