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 fantastic for consolidating information in a simple accessible form. So my advice is get Windows 8, download the Windows 8 Free App – . In the meantime here are the links in that app.

Microsoft Partners in Learning –

Teachers Blog –

UK Schools Blog –

Partner in learning Youtube channel –


Kodu is a free visual games creation application. It’s the perfect way to introducing coding into the curriculum

Kodu Software –

Kodu Video Guides – 

Kodu Kup Video –

Kodu Teacher Guides –

Tweet the Queen of Kodu @geekynicki –

Project Spark –


Touchdevelop is a free scripting code creation application. It’s the perfect way to introduce more advanced coding into the curriculum

TouchDevelop –

Touchdevelop Video Guides –

TouchDevelop Free Book –

TouchDevelop Scheme of Work –

Expert Help – Tweet @lanky_boi_ray –

Touchdevelop Curriculum –

Expert Help – Tweet @drenton72 –

Touchdevelop Help videos –

Touchdevelop API Reference –


imageAll the professional developer tools you need from Microsoft for your Student for Free

Dreamspark =

Other Computing Resources

Computing at School – image

Computer Science uplugged –

ComputerXplorers –

Technocamps –

InPractice .org –KS1 computing –

Windows 8 & Office 365

Microsoft UK Education Slideshare- image

Office 365 Free E-Book –

The Offperts – Student Experts in Office 365 –

Microsoft Blogs

Microsoft UK Further Education Blog –

Microsoft UK Faculty Blog –

Microsoft UK Education Cloud Blog –

Daily Edventures Blog –

Teacher Blogs

@GeekyNicki –

@ritzertech –

@chickensaltsh –

@lanky_boi_ray –

@daviderogers –

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