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…


Pieces of 8 – learning with 'Kodu' tops Microsoft prizes by Tony Parkin

Originally posted on Merlin John Online Working with an expert teacher was icing on the cake for prizewinning primary pupils. Tony Parkin sat in… Happy 8in8 winners pick up their prizes from Microsoft’s offices in Victoria, London “Can you just imagine that business meeting? We have this great idea… there are some birds who have had…


Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator launch at TVP

Recently we hosted the very first Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator event at TVP. The event was centred on the new professional development badges Microsoft are offering teachers for their innovative use of technology in the classroom. Meet the MIEE’s: Highlights from the event:   Jane Hamilton Fox Covert RC Primary School     Jon Loveridge…