MIEE Spotlight- Martine Mannion

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is looking at the fantastic work of Martine Mannion, Teacher of Computing & Digital Learning Lead at Wellingborough School. Martine is passionate about ensuring her young people have the fundamental skills for the 21st Century. Martine has changed paradigms in her classroom by incorporating innovative pedagogy to equip her learners with the…

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Microsoft Edu Moments

Happy Friday! It has been another busy week for our superb team of #MicrosoftEdu Educators!  Our Microsoft Moments blog this week will focus on: School Celebration Moment MEC Course of the Week E2 Event at  Microsoft, Paddington. Tweet Meet with with Educators Worldwide Top MIEE Tweet! Here’s this weeks Microsoft Moments: Students getting to know…


The Agile Educator: Using the Classroom as a Learning Tool

The traditional classroom setup, featuring a device setup at the front on a disorganised desk is a familiar scene to us all. We see this as our safety blanket, what we know and educators can often lose important feedback and learning opportunities with this static way of presenting content. Without doubt, we want to be…


MIEE Spotlight- Andrew Hay

Today’s spotlight is shining on Andrew Hay, Principal Teacher of Technologies at Eyemouth High School in Scotland. Andrew loves using technology in the classroom to enhance the teaching and learning in his classroom and also to save himself time as a teacher. Andrew uses OneNote Class Notebook in his technology classes instead of traditional textbooks,…

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Microsoft Edu Moments

It has been an exciting #BacktoSchool week for our Microsoft Edu Team! Every Friday, we will be sharing the top 5 moments of the week from our dedicated MIE and MIEE cohort. This is a great opportunity to say thank you to all for your engagement and empowering your students to achieve more! Our Microsoft…


MIEE Spotlight- Alex Handy

Today’s MIEE Spotlight is taking a look at the work of Assistant Head Teacher, Alex Handy, from Caludon Castle. Alex is passionate about the role that technology can have across his school to make planning more efficient and effective for teachers. Alex utilises OneNote effectively to organise his school data as well as to record student marks…

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MIEE Spotlight – Louise Porter

In our next MIEE Spotlight, we’re focusing on English Teacher Louise Porter and exploring how she’s been able to digitally revolutionise her classroom within one of our Microsoft Showcase Schools: Ribblesdale High School! Louise’s passion for driving technological innovation as an educator began during her school’s IT Working Party. Since then, she has used her…

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Microsoft UK Innovative Education Awards 2010

We are pleased to announce we are now accepting entries for this year’s Innovative Education Awards. (You’ll know these as the Innovative Teacher Awards — we’ve changed the name to tie in with the European and Worldwide Events.) These annual awards showcase the best uses of technology to support teaching and learning across the curriculum. If…

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Mouse Mischief for PowerPoint released

Last month I wrote a blog post about Mouse Mischief , unfortunately it appeared on the day they removed the beta version, Whoops! But, I am really pleased to announce that the full version is now available to download for free at www.microsoft.com/mousemischief If you haven’t read my last post and don’t know what Mouse…

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The Geography collective – a unique teacher network.

I am always amazed at the various professional networks that teachers belong to. When I was teaching, my professional network revolved mainly around the teachers I met on local authority organised training (these don’t happen to the same extent any more ) and a professional subject network, such as the Association for Science Education ….

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