How educators can get more from Twitter with Windows 10

Education is one area to have hugely benefited from the technological advances in communication seen in the last decade or so, with the rise of social media and blogging providing teachers from all around the world with a means of quickly and easily documenting their activities and ideas, and a variety of outlets and channels…


Digital Badge launched for Safer Internet Day 2013

Guest post by Mark Reynolds, Schools Business Manager (@themarkreynolds) Last year I was asked to join the Advisory Board of SAFE, a project that gives pupils a real-life way of learning e-safety through social networking. At the time, they were looking to expand from their established base in Primary Schools, up into Secondary – where…

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Yammer – the next step for social networking in schools?

Yammer, the enterprise social network and one of Microsoft’s most recent acquisitions, allows you to collaborate, communicate and share your thoughts within your network, be it a school or business. Think ‘The Social Network’ and Facebook’s origins, where students at Harvard University could communicate with one another via a private social network. Yammer creates a…

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Valuable education technology information and resources via our social media channels

Whether you’re a teacher, IT Manager or an Education Professional, following our social media channels is an easy way to keep up with what’s going on in the technology and education sector.  By following us you can also learn about valuable tools, technologies and resources for your institution.  Take for our example our Slideshare Presentation eBook on…

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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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