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#96 Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week

Around the World in a SWAY, Tales of Skype in the Classroom Adventures

By having Skype in the Classroom Virtual Field Trips, I found a new way to move beyond the classroom walls. During the last 4 months, my students and I have embarked on different Virtual Field Trips and we had the chance to talk to inspiring people who:
*Protect endangered species
*Raise awareness on the effects of pollution & how to prevent it.
*Work for national parks educating people to care for animals and natural resources.
*Devote their lives to create a better world for future generations.

Then, students worked collaboratively on the same SWAY sharing their adventures with Skype in the Classroom.

After each Virtual Field Trip, I posted a picture with a positive comment on TWITTER to help other educators worldwide innovate and to move beyond the classroom walls!

Tips & Tricks: OneNote Class Notebook

Learn how to keep your Class Notebooks running smoothly with some of these tips.

School Transformation Toolkit

Whole school improvement is complex but it doesn't have to be complicated. The School Transformation Toolkit is a collection of strategies and practical resources to support school leaders as they engage in transforming leading and learning at their site.

Microsoft OneNote - NEW Tutorial!

This video tutorial will show you how to use Microsoft OneNote. Microsoft OneNote is a fantastic and free app that is great for organizing your life. OneNote...

Microsoft launches innovative educational game, Minecraft: Education Edition, at Brescia House School

SANDTON – The game was built with the assistance of more than 50 000 schoolchildren and educators.

MIEExpert Spotlight #24: Amandla Vinjwa from South Africa reports back on his recent Microsoft E2 experience in Toron...

Amandla attended the E2 along with four other South African educators, accompanied by Angela Schaerer from Microsoft and Megan Rademeyer from SchoolNet who is a Microsoft Fellow. In this post he shares his experiences

Meet the five South African MIEExpert Educators attending the Microsoft E2 Education Exchange in Toronto

The E 2 - Education Exchange is Microsoft in Education’s 3-day annual event recognizing and celebrating the achievements of educators who ...

Hands On with Project Spartan, Microsoft's IE Replacement

For all the things Windows 10 is supposed to do better than Windows 8, one of its most anticipated features is Project Spartan, Microsoft’s soon-to-be replacement for the much maligned Internet Explorer. Though beta versions of Windows 10 have been available for a while, it wasn’t until today’s release that we’ve been able to get …

3 time-saving tips from teachers using Office Lens – Microsoft EDU

Any educator with a mobile phone can put Office Lens, a convenient app that acts as a point-and-shoot document scanner, to good use in their classroom. Office Lens can cut paper clutter by digitizing your classroom, help organize your note taking and make it simple to share documents with students and other educators.

Welcome to the new OneNote in Education blog! - Office Blogs

We are pleased to announce the inaugural entry for the OneNote in Education blog! With the growing momentum of OneNote in education, we wanted to start this blog to have a dialog with the education community, as well as share ideas, resources, and gather feedback from teachers, students and faculty.