“Technology gives the quietest student a voice”- Jerry Blumengarten

    Today’s special Flipgrid blog post comes from Paul Watkins. Currently Leader of Digital Learning at Microsoft Showcase School Ysgol Bae Baglan, Port Talbot, Wales. Paul is, at present, the only UK based Flipgrid Ambassador. He is also a Skype Master Teacher Mentor, MIE and Surface Master Trainer and MIEExpert. In addition to this…

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Cultivating collaborations with learner communities in Teams

Today’s guest blog post comes from one of our MIE Experts Chris Melia, a Learning Technologist at the University of Central Lancashire. Read his account of his MIEE journey below and how he is using Microsoft Teams in his institution to drastically change communication and collaboration. ​ MIEE Journey As a Learning Technologist, I work closely…

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New Updates to Microsoft Teams

With a new month, arrives more fantastic updates for our favourite Microsoft app Teams. Now a Year old, Teams is rapidly improving and updating with a dedicated product team who are in tuned to listen to the feedback of educators and adapt this amazing tool to meet their growing needs. A game changer in Education,…

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Become a Skype Expert

Looking for ways to easily bring technology into your classroom? Want to connect your students globally and provide them with unique learning opportunities? Then look no further than Skype in the Classroom! This amazing resource is available for free on our Microsoft Educator Community. New to Skype in the Classroom?  Follow these 3 simple steps…

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Microsoft Teams- February Update

  This week marks the first anniversary of #MicrosoftTeams, growing significantly in both new capabilities and customer usage. A game changer in the Education market, based on feedback from educators, new capabilities are continually added on a regular basis to make Microsoft Teams an even more powerful hub for teamwork. Here’s a summary of the…

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OneNote Class Notebook Top tip- Collaboration Space Permissions

The OneNote team our continuously dedicated to working with and listening to educators to learn how they are using OneNote Class Notebooks. With so many passionate and creative educators using these tools to save teachers time and enhance collaboration in the classroom, they are keen to keep improving the user experience. Did you know one…

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Microsoft Teams – One stop for Collaboration and Communication

One of our latest tools in Office 365 is Microsoft Teams, which is quickly becoming one of our most popular tools for staff and classroom collaboration. With a dedicated development team, the app is rapidly updating and last month announced a summary of the latest updates which can be found here.  New apps in Microsoft…

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Get started with Microsoft Teams @ Microsoft Training Academy, BETT 2018

Visit the Microsoft Training Academy for daily sessions run by  our Microsoft Learning Consultants & Innovative Educators giving you a hands-on opportunity to learn about the latest and greatest tools that are being delivered to drive student and teacher outcomes, hosted on the Microsoft Campus at stand E300 throughout each day – with repeated sessions…

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MIEE Spotlight – Susan Sey

As part of today’s MIEE Spotlight, we’re taking a look at MIEE Susan Sey and how her hard work as a Learning Technologist for Aberdeenshire Council serves to support and empower educators in providing learners with necessary digital skills. One of Susan’s most successfully utilised digital tools is Sharepoint, where she has done fantastic work…

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MIEE Spotlight- Jennifer Harvey

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is on Jennifer Harvey, a teacher from Kilmaron Special Education School in Fife. Jenny is passionate about the role that technology can play in supporting young people with a range of educational needs. The pupils that Jenny works with in Kilmaron have complex additional support needs including; communication, mobility requirements and support…

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