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Useful Microsoft posts for teachers #46

SchoolNet SA - IT's a Great Idea: A report back on the Microsoft Educator Exchange E2 event in Budapest from one of o...

Moses says, "I want to tell you about my amazing trip to Budapest with Microsoft as a MIEExpert, along with two other teachers from South Africa and Angela Schaerer from Microsoft in March this year."

SchoolNet SA - IT's a Great Idea: Three South African teachers join 250 global teachers at the Microsoft E2 Teacher e...

Three of our Microsoft MIEExpert teachers were selected to attend the dazzling Microsoft E2 Global Teacher Exchange in beautiful Budapest this year from March 8th - 10th. Keshma Patel (Micklefield School, Western Cape, Moses Sello Sehoole (Mankuroane Technical and Commercial High, North West Province) and Tracy Heath (Brescia House School, Gauteng) left our shores earlier this month, along with Angela Schaerer from Microsoft, to attend a conference where they would be surrounded by some of the most creative and innovative educators from around the world.

Food for the Teaching Soul | Bulldog Readers and Bobcats Blog

Julie says, "It’s been nearly two weeks since the E2 conference ended in Budapest, Hungary. I was one of nine teachers from the US who joined about 275 educators from around the world at this conference. Many people have asked about this experience and yet, words like amazing, unbelievable or fantastic don’t capture the experience adequately."

daily edventures | Paula Vorne: E2 in Budapest Through the Eyes of a Fellow

Paula Vorne: E2 in Budapest Through the Eyes of a Fellow says, "I’ve been lucky. Actually, more than lucky. In 2012, our school became a part of the Microsoft in Education Partners in Learning program and in 2013, my journey as an Expert Educator began. Since joining the program, I’ve had the privilege of participating in two Microsoft Global Forums, once as a school representative (Prague 2012), once as a teacher (Barcelona 2014), and this year at the E2 Educator Exchange event in Budapest as a Fellow. So, each time I’ve been there has been in a different role but all of them have been life-changing experiences, always bringing not only new ideas but most importantly, new people to my life."

This EdTech Conference Puts Teachers Before Tablets - Forbes

Last week in Budapest, I spent the afternoon partying with teachers from all over the globe. Most of my colleagues were back in the USA at SXSWEdu, reveling in “disruptive” ideas and uber-hip edtech solutions. But I was glad to be in the Central Europe. The truth is you don’t [...]

Global Poetry Unites Project | Bulldog Readers and Bobcats Blog

Julie hembree says 'Happy April! I am launching a brand new project today called the Global Poetry Unites Project. I hope you will join me in celebrating the wonder of poetry during the month of April and beyond'

  Microsoft’s Next Level Learning

series of education events culminated in Perth on Tuesday 22nd March.  Hosted by The Hale School, NLL Perth showcased the very best Microsoft in Education tools and strategies to promote innovative anywhere, anytime learning. After a thought-provoking keynote presentation from Aidan McCarthy, Director of Worldwide Teaching and Learning Team, teachers...

How to Never Lose a Note in Your OneNote Notebooks

OneNote is the perfect note-taking app, available on all your devices, and even the most advanced features, like OCR and notebook sharing, are free. But when you lay all your eggs in one basket, how can you be sure they won't get corrupted? OneNote won't let you down. Here we show you how OneNote handles notebooks,…

Collaborate with your team mates effectively in the New World of Work

Hack 3: Collaborate more efficiently to improve your productivity Explore tips and tricks that will help hack your way to becoming more productive through collaboration.   Did you know… …

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If you’ve been telling yourself that you’ll finally learn Word’s ins and outs, now’s the time to actually learn how to edit styles, add a table of contents, and more.