MIE Minute Newsletter – #UpgradeYourWorld, apply to become a MIEE, and more!


 Microsoft Expert EducatorLast week another edition of the MIE Minute Newsletter went out to our Expert Educators, containing within it a wealth of content from our global network of teachers. As ever, there are some sharable items that will be of interest to the broader education community, and questions that we’re opening up for anyone to answer.

#UpgradeYourWorld

To celebrate the launch of Windows 10, we are challenging everyone to #UpgradeYourWorld, and in the case of teachers, we’d like to know how you will make a difference… On your block, in your community, in your world?

Complete the sentence “I will #UpgradeMyWorld by…” and tweet us (@microsofteduk) with your answers!

Sharable content

1. 6 Reasons OneNote is a Student’s Best Friend

OneNote, available to download free, is a slick, powerful, and remarkably effective tool that helps students organize their notes, projects, and everything in between. Here are some tips to help students make the most of OneNote.

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2. Top 10 back to school features in the new Office for Mac

Just in time for teachers, students and families preparing to head back to school—the all new Office for Mac is here. Packed with a whole new set of features, Office 2016 for Mac is sure to help scholars of all ages do their best work. To help you get most out of the new Office for Mac, we’ve narrowed it down to our top 10.

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3. WYSIWYG editing in Office Mix quizzes and polls

Office Mix just got better, especially for science and math teachers, with the introduction of WYSIWYG editing, making the input of formulas so much easier! But even if you’re not a math or science teacher, you now have a lot more freedom to include images, tables, horizontal rule lines, font formatting, bulleted and numbered lists, and a whole range of special characters in quiz and poll questions in your Office Mix—click to learn more!

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Want to become a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert?

Yesterday we published another blog sharing details of how you can apply to become a Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator, as well as what becoming part of the programme will involve, but here’s an example of what existing members of our community are saying:

We’re now welcoming applications for our next cohort of Expert Educators, so please put yourselves forward!


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