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”…


Showcase School Case Study- Shireland Collegiate Academy

Shireland Collegiate Academy is a large inner city secondary school in Smethwick, Sandwell in the West Midlands which serves a very rich community culturally. Over the past few years the Academy has gained a reputation for effective use of technology to improve standards, innovative curriculum design and embedding new approaches to learning with the use…

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MIE Spotlight- Victoria Ben Ghalba

Today’s MIEE Spotlight looks at Vicky Ben Ghalba, Reception/Year 1 Class Teacher at Microsoft Training Academy St Joseph’s RC & CofE Nursery and Primary School in Derbyshire, UK. Vicky uses her Surface device and ScreenBeam technology daily in her classroom to communicate and collaborate with students. In addition she uses a variety of Office 365…

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Showcase School Case Study- Ribblesdale High School

Ribblesdale High School Ribblesdale High School, in Clitheroe, Lancashire, is a Microsoft Training Academy in the UK and this status reflects a continuing commitment to embracing technology to enhance the quality of learning. Given Ribblesdale High School’s Training Academy status, it comes as no surprise to discover that the school has a one-to-one device scheme,…

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Upcoming events- #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow

Fast approaching is the launch of our new and exclusive this year #MicrosoftEdu UK Roadshow series. 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…

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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 focus on: Must read…

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Showcase School Case Study- St Joseph’s

Collaboration, Engagement and Enhanced Teaching & Learning at St Joseph’s Microsoft Showcase School Saint Joseph’s Primary and Nursery school is located in an economically deprived area in Derbyshire and their vision for technology grew from a desire to give the children in their school the very best start, to prepare them for global learning and…

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Upcoming Events- Microsoft Training Academy in Paddington

Announcing the re-opening of the Microsoft Training Academy in Paddington. Our specialist classroom provides opportunities for you and your staff to go into the Microsoft Paddington office and experience hands on learning in Microsoft Education with a teacher who has first hand experience of using it within the classroom. Sessions are FREE, and presented by Microsoft Learning Consultant…

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Microsoft UK Free Education Resources WIn 8 App– Released Today

During the summer break I set my self the challenge of learning to be a Developer. After all we are asking teachers to learn this skill, so it was a case of ‘practice what you preach’ . My starting point was to find a coding package to learn. That was easy, there are so many…

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Celebrate your World Maths Day with free resources from Microsoft

Today is also World Maths Day . So this is a good time remind you of some great free Maths resources available from Microsoft. Maths Worksheet Generator is a resource that we have not talked about  a lot. The idea of teachers just creating worksheets, didn’t seem that innovative, but when you think of giving…

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