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…


2014 Global Forum – Anthony Salcito’s Keynote

During the week of March 11, in Barcelona, Spain, Microsoft hosted the 9th annual Microsoft in Education Global Forum. Anthony Salcito delivered the main keynote focused on Microsoft’s commitment to education, a view on the future of learning, and provided some home truths of what we all need to be thoughtful about when thinking about…

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The Microsoft Apprentice

For 16-19 year olds figuring out your next steps can be somewhat overwhelming. With an ever increasing number of education and work based learning routes being put forward to students, deciding on the best pathway requires much thought. As well as choosing courses that they’re most likely to enjoy over the next 3-4 years, much…

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Partners in Learning 10th year anniversary Ed Talk (video)

On the 10th September, 2013, Microsoft celebrated the 10-year anniversary of our flagship education program, Partners in Learning (PiL). Anthony Salcito, Craig Mundie, James Bernard, and Brad Smith gathered for a special "ED Talk — Expanding the Power of Learning" global celebration. The full video from this special event can be viewed below.

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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…