Never mind budget, Imagination is all you need!

Which lessons do you remember from your time at school? How about the one where you made a rocket out of a plastic bottle? Or the one where you used crayons and paper to reveal the patterns on tree bark? What about the one where you walked along your local river, measuring pebbles for erosion…


Getting creative with Coding

With the introduction of the Primary Computing Curriculum in 2014 and its focus on teaching coding to all our students, many teachers were left feeling out of their depth. “But I can’t code” was heard regularly in staff rooms across the country, as many primary teachers were never taught coding at school and completed their…

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Championing the Microsoft Educator Community as a Digital Learning Strategy

Today’s guest blog post comes from one of our amazingly dedicated Scottish MIEExperts Alan O’Neill an inspirational leader within his own institution sharing the great things that can be achieved with Microsoft in Education.    My name is Alan O’Neill and I am a Lecturer in Computing and IT at Dundee and Angus College (D&A)…

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The Minecraft Educator Community

written by Microsoft Learning Consultant, Liz Wilson   I discovered the wonders of using Minecraft in my classroom around 3 years ago when I was trying desperately to find a way to inspire a group of under confident 8 year-olds in mathematics. I had heard of Minecraft as a wonderful classroom tool and my I…

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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…

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Check out the latest announcements and updates from @MicrosoftEduUK

The last month has seen a whole host of amazing updates to both Office 365 and Windows 10 for Microsoft in Education. Check out the latest updates below to ensure that you have access to the latest and greatest from Microsoft!  Sparking creativity with LEGO MINDSTORMS   Makecode is now widely recognised in education as…

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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! LGFL MCE Training Sessions MCE Workshop – 22nd May   We’re thrilled to be offering hands-on workshops on…

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Make lifelong connections in the Microsoft Educator Community

Are you a teacher striving to find new ways to engage your students? If you’d like to connect with a global, professional learning community of other teachers, just like yourself, who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what a classroom looks and feels like then simply follow the three simple steps below:  1. Join the…

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Digital Transformation Conference – June 7th, Repton School

We are pleased to share details of the Digital Transformation Conference hosted by Microsoft Showcase School, Repton School on Thursday 7th June 2018. Register here Developing and implementing a digital strategy Being a Microsoft Showcase School is about more than just the use of technology. It is about thought leadership, pioneering practices, and helping others…

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OneNote is an integral part of daily teaching toolkit

Today’s guest blog post comes from the amazing Lee Whitmarsh, a longstanding MIEExpert in the UK, who is having an amazing impact on his students through his use of OneNote in his teaching as well as having a positive influence to inspire many colleagues in his own institution. Read Lee’s story to here how in…

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