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”…


Reimagining the Writing Process

Finding time for students to imagine, draft, write and revise; finding time for feedback; creating effective collaborative environments for students; providing students proper instruction regarding the technical components of writing – can prove the most challenging parts of an educators role to ensure students make maximum progress. Microsoft in Education Microsoft Teams is a digital…


Upcoming events- #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow

Our #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow series is now underway. The Microsoft UK Education Roadshow will help fulfil our mission to empower the students and teachers of today to create the world of tomorrow. With over 100 events taking place across the UK in 2017 and 2018, this is the perfect opportunity for educators to see first-hand…

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MIE in 123: Minecraft Education Edition

So you’re unable to miss the t-shirts, you have seen students getting excited about Minecraft and now you have heard there is a new Education version of the game. What is it all about? Why should I use it in my classroom? How is it going to benefit my students? Minecraft: Education Edition is an…


Classroom Collaboration for creative outcome

Educators everywhere will understand the labouring task of organising students into groups for project work. Muddled up resources, fall outs over being group leader and the wasted learning time that deflates motivation. We spend so much time trying to force collaboration that the outcome can often be second class. What if there was a way…


MIEE Spotlight- Joe Westermark

  On today’s MIEE Spotlight, we take a look at the innovative work of Joe Westermark, Teacher at Microsoft Showcase School Bae Baglan in Port Talbot, Wales. Joe is passionate about providing authentic learning experiences that enable his young people to develop 21st Century Skills.  Joe ensures his excellent practice of using Office 365 tools in…

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MIEE Spotlight- Paul Watkins

On today’s MIEE Spotlight we take a look at the incredible work of Paul Watkins from Microsoft Showcase School, Ysgol Bae Baglan in Wales. Paul is a passionate and dedicated teacher who strives every single day to impact his pupils and colleagues in a positive way. Due to Paul’s great expertise and innovation in the…

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Upcoming Events- Microsoft Training Academies

Announcing the latest events at the Microsoft Training Academies located around the UK. Our Microsoft Showecase schools provide opportunities for you and your staff to go into a Microsoft in the Classroom environment and experience hands on learning in Microsoft Education with a teacher who has first hand experience of using it within the classroom. Events are FREE, and presented by…

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Enriched Questioning with Mystery Skype

Skype in the Classroom has changed how we as educators offer an enriched curriculum to our students. Remove the walls of the classroom and take your students on a Mystery Skype session with others classes across the globe today! Mystery Skype is an educational game (like 20 questions), played by two classes on Skype. The…


Plan, Prepare and Produce with PowerPoint

During the academic year, we have so many opportunities to collaborate. We are always looking for new ways to add and share content with our students to give them an enriched learning experience. Keeping up with the rapid progression of technology can be a challenge but we never give up on create those eureka moments…