Annotating Books in Windows Edge Browser

Did you know you have a whole lot of new ways to personalize your books when you’re reading in Microsoft Edge with the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update? Budgets in schools can be extremely tight and we want our students to have access to high quality texts and opportunity to engage with them to demonstrate…


Setting up a cloud IT solution for your school

With Microsoft Education, schools can: Use affordable devices and simple setup – Boost creativity and get started instantly with Windows 10 devices that support Windows Ink. Set up devices in minutes and stay in control with the new Intune for Education. Collaborate in a modern classroom – Help students become career-ready with Office apps like…

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“Choose a Star” with Microsoft Photos

As Educators, time is precious and being showcasing students’ work is important to track evidence of a learning outcome. Microsoft Sway and PowerPoint provide us familiar ways of generating presentations, but we have now brought a brand new experience to Microsoft Photos to present our content in many different ways. Launched with the Windows 10…


Windows 10 Affordable Devices

WINDOWS 10 GROWS WITH STUDENTS- The most secure and robust Windows ever for your students. For over 30 years Windows have been forward thinking and innovating the world’s most utilised operating system. With Windows 10 you can select from the widest choice of devices, in a variety of innovative shapes and sizes suited for any…

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Add 3D to your PowerPoint presentation in 5 steps

Did you know that with the latest Windows 10 Update, you can now easily add 3D objects in your PowerPoint presentations, Word, and Excel documents? 3D in PowerPoint, Word and Excel, is now broadly available to Windows users with O365 subscriptions and the latest Windows 10 Creators Update and will completely reinvigorate and make your…

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MIEE Spotlight- Alan O’Neill

Today our MIEE Spotlight focuses on the work of Alan O’Neill, Lecturer in Computing and IT at Dundee and Angus College (D&A) on the east coast of Scotland. Alan is able to support the students he teaches with a wide range of technologies which includes Office 365, OneNote (including Class Notebook and the Learning Tools), Sway, Office…

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Office 365 in the Classroom

BETT 2018 saw thousands of educators flood to the Microsoft Campus and a popular session in our Microsoft Training Academy was looking at ‘Maximising Office 365’. In case you missed it here are some of the updates that were released  in January at Bett for Sway and Forms: Sway Something we hear frequently from teachers…

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MIEE Spotlight- Sharon Crisp

Today our MIEE Spotlight shines on Sharon Crisp, an ICT Trainer working for Fife Council. Sharon’s role is to provide training to both staff and students in over 190 establishments in Fife alongside two other trainers. She is an avid Microsoft user and is heavily involved in promoting and delivering training on the Office 365…

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Microsoft Teams – January Update

BETT 2018 saw thousands of educators flood the Microsoft Campus. Microsoft Teams soon become an instant focus for many educators wanting to collaborate and communicate seamlessly. Based on your feedback, Microsoft Teams continue to add new capabilities on a regular basis to make Microsoft Teams an even more powerful hub for teamwork. Here’s a summary…


Transforming Education using Artificial Intelligence

Three Office 365 Tools which use built-in Artificial Intelligence to save teachers time and empower students to achieve more.   1.  Sway- Start from a topic     2. PowerPoint- Design Ideas     3. Word- Smart Look Up     Andy Nagle, UK Education CTO, Microsoft spoke at Bett about ‘Demystifying AI and Disruptive…

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