More help for your search

Recently I told you about the E-Librarian, a service to help you in your search for information on education topics. (To refresh your memory, click HERE for that post.) Today I have another time-saving tool to help you with UK-specific education research. Say you want to search for information on using Tablet PCs in your…


Innovative Teachers …. The new A-Team !

I recently attended a great gathering of teachers at the the E-Learning Conference in Jersey (and got to see the Red Arrows performing at the Island’s Battle of Britain celebrations, which was very cool). I think the conference challenged and certainly enthused us all; I’ve provided links to some of my favorite presentations here:  Joe…


Innovative uses of technology?

We throw around the word “innovation” a lot in education today. Indeed, it’s one of our favourite words at Microsoft, as we’ve frequently referred to Innovative Teachers or Innovative Schools programmes in this blog. But what does it really mean? I was reading an education and technology blog put out by Edutopia, the journal of…


‘Microsoft does have some really cool stuff’

  Often when I am visiting schools I get asked by teachers to speak to groups of students and tell them about working at Microsoft. What they don’t want to know is that I spend a lot of my time with teachers developing some really great projects – they really want to know, ‘Have I met…

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The Virtual Classroom Tour – What on earth is it?

  The Virtual Classroom Tour (or VCT, as the alternative is a bit of a mouthful!) was a complete mystery to me when I first encountered the concept. I had visions of it being some sort of high tech Virtual Reality Environment of my classroom (will I need to admit it was my first thought?)….

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