‘Daily Edventures’ with Steve Isaacs – “Students need more time to learn and create”

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‘Daily Edventures’ is a continuously evolving blog by Microsoft Global Education Vice President Anthony Salcito. Described as his ‘365-day look at global heroes in education’, it features stories about, and interviews with, educators from around the world all of whom have in common an innovative and optimistic vision of technology as a powerful agent for change.


Back to School with Microsoft: Student focused, teacher inspired innovation with Office 365 Education

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Students with tablet

Microsoft is “All In” for Education. Today, we’re highlighting some exciting new features of Office 365 Education for the upcoming school year – Microsoft Classroom, School Data Sync, Microsoft Forms, OneNote ink and Learning Tools. And remember, Office 365 Education is free for students and teachers.


Introducing Docs.com for Education

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Docs logo

Docs.com can help educators share their expertise with a wider audience but giving their content a home on the web. Docs.com make it easier to publish familiar formats from Microsoft Office along with PDFs and web links. All of the original formatting is preserved and can be viewed inside a web browser, so you can enjoy the full experience of the documents. Individual work or collections can be shared by posting to social media, grabbing a link, or embedding on your own site.


Inspire your students with the 10 jobs of the future

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As the barriers of technology are pushed further and further each day, new discoveries and innovations are opening up avenues for entirely new jobs and careers to take shape. In order to best prepare today’s younger generations for this developing employment market, educators need to consider the role that technology and digital skills development will have to play within formal education.


Learning Tools for OneNote supports more languages and themes and is now generally available

In any given class of students, there may well be some learners with individual difficulties. They may be physical impairments related to vision, problems with hearing, or other mental struggles that make it harder for them to understand and engage with different communication mediums or particular aspects of day to day classroom activities. Not only…


Thoughts on pigeons and computational thinking – by Gerald Haigh

Computational thinking, I now know, has numerous definitions, often split into sections. Essentially, though, it’s about applying methodical and creative thinking to the solving of problems; defining problems in precise terms to which a solution (usually, but not exclusively technological) can be applied.


#TheFeed – Student Ambassador: The Microsoft Showcase Classroom

The following article was written by Jordan Lipman, and originally appeared in Issue 7 of #TheFeed. Jordan has been with us for the last year as an undergraduate intern on placement, and has looked after the Microsoft Showcase Classroom in our London offices. Here he shares his reflections on the last 12 months, as well as some of the more commonly asked questions he has heard from educators and school leaders.