Minecraft: Education Edition – World Library

Written by Microsoft Learning Consultant Liz Wilson Setting up a new world in Minecraft: Education Edition is easy, right? You sign in… press play.. select ‘create new’… choose ‘Blocks of Grass’ and you are done! A perfect, flat, empty world all ready for you to spend hours working in to carefully create an immersive space…

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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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First Steps into Artificial Intelligence

The notion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not a new one, in the modern day you’re using AI everyday. However when it comes to Education, AI becomes more of a new concept for educators to understand. Technology and AI is going to empower and enable schools and teachers to do more than ever before, therefore…

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Upcoming Events and News from @MicrosoftEduUK

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! Why Windows 10 and Office 365?  Watch first-hand, IT and School administrators from around the world speak how…

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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”…


Using technology to construct knowledge

Technology is required for the knowledge construction when it allows students to complete activities that would be impossible without the use of technology in the classroom. For example, students might be asked to communicate via skype with students in another country on a project over the course of two weeks. The project is to measure…


New to Office 365? Get trained on the MEC

If you’re new to Office 365 then we have the perfect course on the Microsoft Educator Community for you and your staff! This quick and simple course is a fantastic introduction to Office 365 online and gives practical tips and tricks for the use of Office 365 on any device.       Streamline efficiency…

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Use Microsoft Forms with your favourite and familiar apps

Microsoft Forms as a relatively new app within Office 365 has undergone rapid developments so that it has now become a firm favourite as both a classroom and admin tool for Educators using Office 365. Did you know that it’s now even easier to use Forms with your colleagues and students seamlessly? Through integration with…

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Paint 3D: A tool for teaching Science

Written by Microsoft Learning Consultant, Liz Wilson Paint 3D is a wonderful new tool that comes installed with the Windows 10 creators update. It has all the simplicity of the original Paint but enables you to easily create in 3D. You can draw, colour, and stamp stickers in 3D. You can texture your 3D object…


The Microsoft Education Roadshow is back!

Here’s what to expect and how to sign up! What is the Microsoft Education Roadshow? 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 the…

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