Office Lens now includes Office 365 support for iOS and more features for business professionals, teachers and students

Further to our post earlier in the week detailing the updates to the OneNote Class Notebook Creator, we also have some news about another related product, Office Lens. The following post comes once again from the OneNote Team, and originally appeared on the Office Blog. — Office Lens now includes Office 365 support for iOS…


New school year brings new security features to Office 365 Education

The following was posted yesterday on the Office blog, and looks at the recent changes to Office 365 Education. — New school year brings new security features to Office 365 Education by Office 365 Team, on September 2, 2015 As schools prepare for the start of another school year and teachers get their classrooms ready…


Tablets in action at Hardenhuish School

The following is a guest post from Gerald Haigh, looking at the way schools can learn from each other when it comes to deploying tablets. As he explores below, while the scale of a rollout may dictate the types of devices that a school opts for, when using Windows tablets the underpinning platform of Office…


Northampton Primary Schools Collaborating on BBC Earth Enchanted Kingdom Project Based Learning

Many of you will be familiar with the ‘Enchanted Kingdom’ from our blog series earlier this year that looked at the various chapters of the educational eBook based upon the BBC Earth film of the same name. BBC Earth Enchanted Kingdom: Trailer from Microsoft Education UK Recently, schools within the Northampton Primary Academy Trust have…


6 Ways Microsoft technology helps foster creativity and critical thinking skills

The following is a repost from the main Microsoft in Education blog. —– 6 Ways Microsoft technology helps foster creativity and critical thinking skills More and more classrooms are doing away with traditional teaching strategies and are emphasizing nurturing students’ self-expression and creativity. Here are six ways technology can be used in the classroom to…


MIEE TV – Expert Educators using Office 365 in the classroom

This weeks MIEE TV blog is all about Office 365 in the classroom. Say ‘Office 365’ to a lot of people, and they immediately just think ‘Word, Excel and PowerPoint’. Well, while these commonly used applications (and so many more) are indeed found within the Office suite, Office 365 is much more about the working environment 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…


Automating the creation of SharePoint Resources

The following is a guest post from Richard Young, Director of Digital Learning at Wood Green School Witney, a comprehensive school 10 miles west of Oxford. Wood Green use Salamander Active Directory and Salamander SharePoint for automatic maintenance of Active Directory accounts and SharePoint sites.   Wood Green in Witney Oxfordshire is one the hundreds…


Office Mix in Primary – A Fun Approach To Using Slides

This is a guest post from Hélène Fyffe, an undergraduate starting her final year at Edinburgh Napier University, having spent a year on placement with Microsoft UK Education as part of her course. — Picture this… a young student sitting in the class room with 30 peers. It’s half an hour until lunch time and…