Check out the latest announcements and updates from @MicrosoftEduUK

Another week and more new announcements and updates from Microsoft in Education! More features are now available to make your classroom experience better and even more efficient using simple tools designed to save you time!  Welcoming Flipgrid to the Microsoft family In Yesterday’s announcement, Microsoft was proud to join forces with Flipgrid in their continued…

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Check out the latest announcements and updates from @MicrosoftEduUK

A new month brings another new wave of amazing updates for Microsoft in Education. Just as we as teachers are constantly evolving in the classroom, so are Windows 10 and Office 365 so that we can continue to utilise them to enhance learning outcomes through technology. Check out the latest updates in the Microsoft blogs…

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Never mind budget, Imagination is all you need!

Which lessons do you remember from your time at school? How about the one where you made a rocket out of a plastic bottle? Or the one where you used crayons and paper to reveal the patterns on tree bark? What about the one where you walked along your local river, measuring pebbles for erosion…


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! LGFL MCE Training Sessions MCE Workshop – 22nd May   We’re thrilled to be offering hands-on workshops on…

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‘Solve for One, Extend to Many’ – Let’s #hackcess education for ALN/SEND

Today’s guest blog post comes from the amazing James Donaldson, in a repurposed ALN/SEND specific blog post taken from his own blog site which can be found here. James has worked in education for over 10 years, completing his PGCE and is currently undertaking an MA in Additional Learning Needs. He is a Helen Sanderson…

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FE and HE Microsoft Bootcamp: “Never has hard work felt like so much fun!”

Today’s guest blog post is written by Elaine Topham, Learning Technologist and MIEExpert and Deborah Millar, Group Director of Digital Learning Technologies and Certified MIE at The Grimsby Institute, both dedicated to using Microsoft Education in their own practices. The blog post itself gives their own account of the FE and HE bootcamp held by Microsoft…

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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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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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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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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…