Microsoft Teams at UCLan: Communicate, Collaborate, Create

Today’s guest blog post comes from one of our MIE Experts Chris Melia, a Learning Technologist at the University of Central Lancashire. Read his account of his MIEE journey below and how he is using Microsoft Teams in his institution to drastically change communication and collaboration.    Introduction My name is Chris Melia and I…

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Online Safety and Security in a post

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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How to make your classroom more accessible and inclusive

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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How to access free resources and encourage collaboration

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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Ease of Deployment and set-up of classroom laptops

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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Creating a future of wholesome school leaders

Tom Rees is the Executive Headteacher of Simon de Senlis Primary School and works across eleven primary schools as the Education Director of Northampton Primary Academy Trust. He’s been a leader in schools for around 17 years across different contexts, counties and countries. Between Headships, he also spent time in the education technology sector working…

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Affordability of devices

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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“Technology gives the quietest student a voice”- Jerry Blumengarten

    Today’s special Flipgrid blog post comes from Paul Watkins. Currently Leader of Digital Learning at Microsoft Showcase School Ysgol Bae Baglan, Port Talbot, Wales. Paul is, at present, the only UK based Flipgrid Ambassador. He is also a Skype Master Teacher Mentor, MIE and Surface Master Trainer and MIEExpert. In addition to this…

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Lift off this coming academic year with superb training free from Microsoft

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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Minecraft Education Edition: Aquatic Update

written by Microsoft Learning Consultant, Liz Wilson   Minecraft Education Edition is an amazing, immersive tool for the classroom and just keeps getting better and better. This time with the Aquatic update.   If you have used Minecraft Education Edition before, you will know how immersive this digital world is. Students can lose themselves in…

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