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”…


MIE in 123: Top Tips for Educators

We all have that dreading feeling of missing out on emails, meetings and working documents. Trying to switch between desktops and apps can be time consuming and our productivity reduced. As educators, we deserve a way to sync collaboration and communication as seamlessly as possible. With Microsoft Teams, this has become a reality. Transitioning to…


Microsoft EDU Moments

Last week we were delighted to hold our first ever E2 Exchange Event at our Paddington offices and the atmosphere was electric! We even made it as a Twitter Moment! This is a result of the hard work, dedication and commitment we all have in empowering our students to achieve more, so thank you! Here…


MIEE Spotlight- Matthew Pitts

  Today’s MIEE Spotlight looks at the fantastic work of KS2 Teacher Matthew Pitts from Broadclyst Community Primary School. As one of our Showcase Schools, Broadclyst is dedicated to using technology to enhance the education of the students, with the Surface Pro 4 central to this mission. Matthew is passionate about the use of OneNote Class Notebook alongside…

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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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MIEE Spotlight- Elliot Percival 

Today’s MIEE Spotlight looks at Elliot Percival, Teacher of Computing Science at The Whitehaven Academy. Elliot uses Office 365 tools daily in his classroom to communicate and collaborate with students, colleagues and parents. Elliot is passionate about the impact OneNote Class Notebook has had on the teaching and learning in his classroom. It has provided a…

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MIEE Spotlight- Annette Iafrate

Today we are Spotlighting MIE Expert Annette Iafrate, Geography Teacher from Gryffe High School in Scotland. Annette uses technology in the classroom as a tool to enhance the learning of her students, engage them and allow them to take responsibility for their own learning. Annette is one of Microsoft’s Skype Master Teachers and uses Skype…

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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…


History Snacks–Your ideas

Here’s an idea from one of our Innovative Education Forum winners, Alessio Bernardelli who teaches in Cwmbran in South Wales. “I am not a Historian, but I have always had a fascination for timelines, as I think they are a great way to visualize events and link cause and effect. So, my idea to use…

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Subject Snacks–Ideas for teaching History

This weeks idea is similar to a snack that I often forget about, but when I remember, It’s delicious, but perhaps not appreciated as the gastronomic delight that it is. The snack in question is the Pot Noodle . This food technology marvel offers the best in convenience snacking, it is often maligned , once…

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