Get your creative curriculum ON!

Mark Anderson is a former teacher and school leader and now award-winning author, blogger, speaker, thought-leader and trainer around all things to do with teaching, learning and effective use of technology in the classroom. Mark firmly believes that education is a force for good and under his moniker of the ICT Evangelist he strives to…

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Empower every student with an inclusive classroom

As a teacher, spreading the word about inclusive classrooms, is something I feel extremely passionate about. It amazes me how many schools and teachers are still unaware of all of the fantastic FREE resources available from Microsoft Education in Windows 10 and Office 365. Microsoft, as a company, are dedicated to making it easier to…

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Check out the latest announcements and updates from @MicrosoftEduUK

The last month has seen a whole host of amazing updates to both Office 365 and Windows 10 for Microsoft in Education. Check out the latest updates below to ensure that you have access to the latest and greatest from Microsoft!  Sparking creativity with LEGO MINDSTORMS   Makecode is now widely recognised in education as…

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Microsoft wows with accessibility tools at the BDA International Conference

A guest blog post written by Arran Smith, UK Dyslexia & SEND Consultant to Microsoft and the SEND Group At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. This is so true when it comes to accessibility. It is estimated that 10% of the UK population…

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Still the OneNote we love, just a better version

The OneNote Team at Microsoft, last week announced a more streamline experience for OneNote Windows users with one combined version of OneNote which encompasses all of the great features from both the Windows 10 app and OneNote 2016 Desktop version. This latest announcement comes as another example of how the Microsoft OneNote team is dedicated…

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Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

Microsoft UK are dedicated to ensuring educators are up to date with the latest and greatest in Microsoft technologies and solutions for Education. Here are some of the latest news announcements and upcoming events happening this month! The Microsoft UK EDU Roadshow returns this week!  Last week saw the awaited return of our 2018 #MicrosoftEdu…

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The power of technology changes lives

If you are a keen user of Microsoft technologies including Office 365 and Windows 10 then you will already be well aware of the amazing features it offers for accessibility. However, unless you yourself require specific features through your own personal additional needs then you may not have seen the real impact of these tools…

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Upcoming Events @MicrosoftEdu UK

Microsoft UK are dedicated to ensuring educators are up to date with the latest and greatest in Microsoft technologies and solutions for Education. Here are some of the latest news announcements and upcoming events happening this month! The Microsoft UK EDU Roadshow returns this week!  This week sees the awaited return of our 2018 #MicrosoftEdu…

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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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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”…