Kevin Sait's thoughts on Windows 10 in education

The following post comes from Kevin Sait, Head of IT Strategy at Wymondham High Academy Trust. He is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Microsoft Certified Educator, Microsoft Technology Associate and Microsoft Office Specialist 2010 and Office 365 with over 20 years of educational experience. On his own blog, Kevin recently posted his first impressions and…


MIEE TV – Expert Educators using Office Mix in the Classroom

Last week we shone the spotlight on one of the newest Microsoft technologies, and looked at how our Expert Educators are using Sway in the classroom. There were some fantastic examples of how this new creative medium is being used to engage and inspire students on a variety of subjects. Today, we’re going to shift…


Charlotte Beckhurst (Hartsbrook E-ACT Free School) on Anthony Salcito's Daily Edventures

Originally posted on the Daily Edventures blog. Each Wednesday here at Daily Edventures, we are sharing real stories about teachers using Windows 8 to transform learning. While a holistic approach to education reform is needed and technology is only a piece of that puzzle, the potential for innovations such as Windows 8 to transform education…

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Fast forward learning with TimeLapse on Windows 8

Charlotte Coade from Simon De Senlis Primary school, Northampton, is the third Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator (MIEE) this week to share her teaching and learning story with us on the schools blog. Charlotte works very closely with the Digital Leaders  Team at her school and together they have recently set up a blog to explore…


Bring the National Zoo to your classroom with Windows 8

We are pleased to introduce our next Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator (MIEE) Charlotte Beckhurst from Hartsbrook E-ACT Free School in Tottenham. Hartsbrook E-ACT were the first primary school in the UK to be using Windows 8 in the classroom. Charlotte has put together a series of blog posts that demonstrate how she has used Win8Apps…


Students use Windows 8 Apps to plan their next World Challenge Expedition

Meet Mark Gilbert, a secondary school teacher from Alec Hunter Humanities College. Mark is one of our Microsoft Innovative Expert Educators (MIEE) and is doing some great stuff on how to integrate Windows 8 effectively in the classroom. You will be hearing a lot from our MIEE’s who will be sharing their teaching and learning…


MIEE Top Free Windows 8 Apps for: 21st Century Learning

With the ever growing recognition to develop 21st century learning with the integration of technology in the classroom; we thought you might find it useful to know which Win8Apps will aid accessibility, productivity and collaboration experiences for your learners. Take a look at some of the apps our Microsoft (Innovative) Expert Educators have identified. Accessibility…


MIEE Top Free Windows 8 Apps for: Early and Primary School Learning

We have been really fortunate to have within the Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator (MIEE) group some fantastic early learning and primary school teachers. They have spent some time exploring the windows 8 store and consequently have found some great free apps that can be used for a child’s early learning and development stage. Over the…