MIE Minute – Posting to WordPress from OneNote, Manteca School District and more…

The latest edition of the MIEE Minute Newsletter has gone out to our Expert Educators all over the world, and we are once again very pleased to be able to share this some of this content with out wider education audience.

Those of you who read this blog regularly may well be familiar with the MIE Minute and will have read excerpts from this bi-weekly newsletter before. You might also be aware that occasionally on this blog we share the 'Question of the Week'. In some instances question relates to specific activities that the MIEEs have undertaken as part of their membership of the Expert Educator programme, and in other weeks it is a more open question about their experiences within education or using technology.

Today we're able to pose the question to the wider teacher community, and we'd love to hear your thoughts. It's all about OneNote, and we're asking teachers all over the world to complete the following sentence:

"I <3 #OneNote because ______."

Tweet out your reasons for loving OneNote, and if you have space in your tweet you can mention @microsofteduk to make sure that we see your messages!


Here are the three main items we'd like to share from the latest edition of the MIE Minute:

Reserve your free upgrade to Windows 10 today!

Windows 10 is familiar and easy to use. It includes an improved Start menu and is designed to startup and resume fast. Plus, it’s packed with new innovations including Microsoft Edge—an all-new browser. Your personal files and even pinned apps will be there for you. We’ve designed the upgrade to be easy and compatible with the hardware and software you already use with your docs and files preserved.

Reserve your upgrade today.

We've recently published a few posts on this blog around this topic, so for a teacher’s view of the latest generation of Windows we’d recommend reading Kevin Sait's thoughts on Windows 10 in education.

KS W10-1


OneNote to WordPress Blog in seconds!

WordPress is the world’s largest blogging and publishing platform. How great would it be if you could connect OneNote to WordPress to transform ideas and information into meaningful blog posts? Thanks to a new OneNote plug-in for WordPress, you can!

Once you’re up and running, simply author your posts in OneNote, then in WordPress, click the OneNote button and your content is added.

OneNote WordPress


Potential is endless for students in Manteca, California

This summer, students in Manteca are graduating from high school, tossing their graduation caps in the air and wondering where their futures will take them. This year wasn't like other school years in Manteca. Manteca USD is one of the first districts in the state of California to provide all students with digital technology access in their classrooms.

Watch the video to learn about the inspiring transformation technology has enabled in this one district led by Superintendent Jason Messer, MIE Expert:

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