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#93 Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week

Minecraft in the Classroom: The Power of Game-Based Learning

You’ve heard of Minecraft. Now learn how to leverage the world’s most popular game for your classroom.

The teacher created “THE MONEY DROP' Game

DROP BOHIN” game using Microsoft PowerPoint to play with students in Grade 6. The students played this game to gain scientific knowledge.

MIE Expert makes a collaborative world in the classroom with Minecraft – Microsoft EDU

Steve Isaacs has twice encountered epiphanies on his career path. The first came when he was taught game-based learning in high school, before game-based learning was even a thing. The next was realizing it was possible to make a career from mixing his two biggest passions: teaching and technology. Today, he’s built a classroom that paves the way for his students to have their own moments of inspiration.

Microsoft in Education

Welcome to the official Microsoft YouTube Channel. Loads of videos on using Microsoft in the classroom..

Skype Audio Player

Skype Audio Player Skype Audio Player allows playing audio files (mp3, wav, wma) during Skype calls to both parties. It is a simple tool without luxurious functions, useful f

Celebrate World Book Day with a live author visit via Skype!

We all know the importance of literacy skills, but how can you really bring this to life for students? Why not invite an author, illustrator, or writer live into your classroom via Skype and let the magic begin? Join the fun and celebrate the World Book Day with live connections through the Microsoft Educator Community of...

Microsoft – Kids Can Code!!!

Did you know that Microsoft has had tools and programs to teach kids to code… for 8 years??? Well, consider yourself informed! Microsoft K-12 CS Tools 1. Small Basic – Download Microsoft Small Basic When: Small Basic started in 2008! Format: Text-Based Coding (the only text-based coding language + IDE built for kids!) Age: 8+...

How to Make Cute Labels Using Microsoft Word

Ever see those cute labels people have on their mason jars? In this post, I'll teach you how to make cute labels using Microsoft Word!

Mapping your Microsoft Educator Community Influence

The Microsoft Educator Community has given me the opportunity to connect with innovative educators from across the globe. Consider using the hashtags #MIEExpert , #Msftedu ,   #OneNoteQ , and...

What’s the Difference Between Office 365 and Office 2016?

There are two ways you can buy Microsoft Office. You can buy the traditional Microsoft Office 2016 product, or get it as part of an Office 365 software subscription. Here’s the difference.