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…


E2 Spotlight- Dan Bunker

Here is the first in a series of blogs which will share and highlight the great stories of our amazing MIEEs who attended the E2 Global Education Exchange in Singapore! We asked them to share their experiences of becoming a MIEE as well as some of their personal highlights from the Road to E2! First…

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Office 365 in the Classroom

Our ongoing commitment to create more inclusive and collaborative learning environments continues today with the arrival of a number of powerful updates to Office 365 Education. Building on the momentum of OneNote Class Notebook, which has surpassed more than 15 million notebooks created since the beginning of this school year, and the launch of Microsoft…


Microsoft Teams – January Update

BETT 2018 saw thousands of educators flood the Microsoft Campus. Microsoft Teams soon become an instant focus for many educators wanting to collaborate and communicate seamlessly. Based on your feedback, Microsoft Teams continue to add new capabilities on a regular basis to make Microsoft Teams an even more powerful hub for teamwork. Here’s a summary…


New ways to use apps and get more done in Microsoft Teams!

New features in Microsoft Teams make it an even more powerful hub for teamwork by enabling you to use apps in new ways—including the ability to command apps and take quick actions from the command box, as well as include content from an app in a conversation. This marks the biggest single release of new…


Become a Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator @BETT 2018

The Microsoft Educator Community is a free professional learning platform designed to support and train educators using Microsoft products for teaching and learning. Build your skills on Windows 10, take interactive quizzes and earn badges to become a certified Microsoft Innovative Educator. Once registered you will find courses, resources, training and lessons, and earn badges…

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MIEE Spotlight- Scott Duncan

Today’s MIEE Spotlight focuses on Scott Duncan, Head of Social Subjects and RME at The Waid Academy in Fife, Scotland. Keen to embrace the opportunities of technology to enhance teaching and learning, Scott actively uses Office 365 via Glow across the school. He is extremely passionate about the use of Microsoft products and technology to…

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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…

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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…


Plan, Prepare and Produce with PowerPoint

During the academic year, we have so many opportunities to collaborate. We are always looking for new ways to add and share content with our students to give them an enriched learning experience. Keeping up with the rapid progression of technology can be a challenge but we never give up on create those eureka moments…