Cost saving with MultiPoint Server and solar energy at Cadoxton Primary School

It’s not often that we write blog posts around MultiPoint Server and how it is implemented in the classroom, especially ones that then link into solar energy, using very low energy to then enhance the use of ICT and save money. Cadoxton Primary School  in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan has done exactly this and Gerald…

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Steps to the Cloud with RM

  Chris Munday, Head of Proposition Development, RM  has written a guest post on his thoughts on the benefits of Cloud and which steps to take to get there, of which will be further discussed at BETT   When you think about what Cloud computing can offer within education, the possibilities are really exciting. However,…

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Social Media…in Education

As always, Microsoft education team like to share some of the great projects our partners have developed. In a fast growing internet world, what actions can teachers take to ensure their students stay safe whilst learning? We asked Ergo Computing to share their thoughts on how to get around how students can still use social…

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How exceptional leadership can bring out the best in technology

Isobel Bryce, head of Saltash.net Community School was just one of the impressive educators who spoke at the 2011 The Sunday Times Festival of Education in June. She talked about technology, and was instrumental in adding the “.net” to her school’s name soon after she arrived there in 2003. Isobel spoke about leadership at all…

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Kodu – bringing fun to learning in the classroom

Have you tried Kodu yet? If you’re one of the many who’s always looking for ways to take ICT learners further along the creative road that leads to programming then you should, because it’s designed to do exactly that. “…a new visual programming language made specifically for creating games – accessible for children and enjoyable…

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Some simple guidelines on moving to the cloud

As more and more schools will be making the change and moving towards cloud technologies over the coming months, Microsoft want to ensure that our customers have the full support and any issues or queries during this transition. Planning, implementing and obtaining the right skills to ensure that this change runs as smoothly as possible…

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See Stephen Heppell using the Learning Gateway at Parklands Primary School, 8th March 2011

Educational guru and LP+ Chairman Stephen Heppell will be presenting at Parklands Primary School, Northamptonshire on 8th March 2011 to demonstrate the future of online learning and how ICT and VLE’s can transform learning and parental engagement. School leaders, teachers and students will talk about learning platforms in used in the classroom. Other speakers will…

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Microsoft ‘Certification Revolution’ gathers momentum…..

Hundreds of Schools throughout the UK are successfully integrating Microsoft Certification in to their ICT curriculum. New OCR accreditation, GCSE mapping, online examination, League Table Points and the revolutionary Unlimited Certification License make Microsoft Certification a better option when compared to traditional ICT Curriculum. Equip your students with locally and globally recognised Microsoft skills and…

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London Grid for Learning to migrate 2200 to faster broadband connections with Virgin Media

Last week, Mark Reynolds, Schools Business Manager, Microsoft,  attended the launch of ‘’London Grid for Learning 2.0’’ to gain an understanding of the new contract between them and Virgin Media Business. The London Grid for Learning has been serving London schools for over 10 years. Yes, they’re best known for broadband, but have also been…

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ICT and saving money, 10th February 2011. West Hatch High School show you how

Education ICT – The Future Developing ICT in education and cost saving  were a couple of the hot topics presented at the recent BETT show at the Olympia, London which are now featuring in schools across the UK and are fast becoming part of the education future. One of Microsoft’s success stories comes from West…

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