Agility and Feedback with OneNote

Educators are constantly assessing their students on content knowledge. We often walk around the classroom to see where students are at, whole class probe, and commonly use “exit tickets” as a strategy for formative assessment. The process can feel both repetitive and limiting. Thankfully, all of this can be done without the educator being “trapped”…


Become a Maker Champion

Written by Microsoft Learning Consultant, Liz Wilson We need to empower the young people of today to create the world of tomorrow.   We all know how essential it is to build digital skills in our students to prepare them for their futures. The Microsoft Digital Skills programme is designed to support us in doing…

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Top 3 Tips to get started with MakeCode

We all know how important it is to teach computer science and we all have our own favourite tools to use. But how can we ensure basic code building is truly meaningful? Are we inspiring learners to become lifelong coders?  Blog Series written by Microsoft Learning Consultant: Liz Wilson MakeCode works with a range of devices, so whatever your…

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Imagine Cup 2018 Global Competition

Dream it. Build it. Live it.   The next big thing could come from you. Facebook started as a student project. Your ideas could be next. The Imagine Cup is here to help you take the first steps. It’s a global contest for the most original student applications, and the winning team will take home…

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Upcoming Events and News from @MicrosoftEduUK

Microsoft UK are dedicated to ensuring educators are up to date with the latest and greatest in Microsoft technologies and solutions for Education. Here is some of the latest news and upcoming events happening this month! Further Education Forum Today @ The Microsoft Campus, Reading Further Education (FE) is an exciting space to be at…

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What’s New in EDU- BETT, 2018 Recap

Last week Microsoft was lead sponsor at Bett, the education conference, which took place across four days in London’s ExCeL. During the event Microsoft in Education announced many new updates globally and recorded live ‘What’s New in Edu’ sessions to update educators around the world. In case you missed it here is a recap of…

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What’s happening with Microsoft @Bett 2018?

Are you attending Bett 2018? Are you a teacher who is looking to save time? Do you want better learning outcomes for your students? Do you want affordable, easy to manage devices? Then the Microsoft stand at Booth E300 is the place for you!  As worldwide partner to Bett, Microsoft will be hosting a wide array…

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Make your New Year’s Resolution opening up the hearts and minds of your students with Skype in the Classroom

As we return to school and embark upon the new year, we encourage educators to make it one of change in which they embark upon new opportunities to inspire their students and enhance their learning opportunities. Skype in the Classroom provides an easy and free opportunity to do just this, opening up your classroom walls…

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MIEE Spotlight- Claire Derrick

Today’s MIEE Spotlight shines down on Claire Derrick, a teacher at Microsoft Showcase School St Mungo’s. As a MIEE at this amazing Showcase school, Claire is passionate about embedding technology within her practice and sharing experiences with others. Using OneNote Class Notebook, she is able to provide pupils with coursework notes, PowerPoints, documents, links and…

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What’s New in EDU UK

This week’s updates from the Microsoft EDU Team UK! Every Tuesday, we will be sharing the top news coming from Microsoft in Education globally and highlighting any must read blogs and videos to keep you up to date with Microsoft in Education in the UK and globally. Our ‘What’s New in EDU UK’ blog will…

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