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Updated by Fiona Beal on May 05, 2015
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Useful Microsoft posts for teachers this week #4

The Internet is currently full of posts about using Microsoft products effectively in the classroom. Here are a number of them from this past week:

E2 Day 1 | Being Brave

Educators from around the globe are challenging themselves to transform education.

Teacher uses Office Mix to deliver lessons - Office Blogs

It was going to be a hectic week and Justin Harbin, instructional designer at Lancaster Bible College was set to be out of class during a very critical time. Harbin turned to Office Mix to conduct a full week’s worth of blended classroom lectures, while he missed class to be with his wife and newborn daughter.

SchoolNet SA - IT's a Great Idea: My #MIEExpert15 Greatest Moments to Date by @folklind from South Africa

Being chosen as an Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator for 2015 has provided me with the most amazing “learning” MOMENTS to date. Support and involvement from Microsoft South Africa and Globally has been absolutely phenomenal. 

Teacher Resources from Microsoft

Find lesson plans, videos, apps, and templates for teachers and more for using Microsoft technology in the classroom.

How to Create Fillable Forms with MS Word 2010

Creating forms with Microsoft Word is easy, but the challenge comes in when you decide to create fillable forms with options that you can send to people and have them fill out digitally. Whether you need a form for gathering information about people or if you are trying to take a survey to test out user response to software or a new product, MS Word has the solution for you.

Greetings from Redmond, Washington!

As you read this, I have already arrived in Redmond, Washington, for the week-long Microsoft E2 Global Conference! Microsoft has invited me and 237 other educators from more than 80 countries aroun...

11 Excel Tricks to Teach Your Students - Microsoft in Education Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

'11 Excel Tricks to Teach Your Students' Excel is one of the most useful tools out there. This post shows a few simple tricks to help students successfully use this handy spreadsheet tool.

Skype in the classroom takes students on the ultimate field trip

In 2014 Skype in the classroom was part of the historic Mission 31 expedition during which Fabien Cousteau and his team broke new ground in ocean exploration...

Collaborating with Classmates in Real Time - Office Online and OneDrive for Business

This quick tip video will show teachers how Office Online and OneDrive for business can be a collaborative space for students, giving students control over h...

Finland Meets Florida | Yammer and Corinth Classroom

See how Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert Todd LaVogue and MIE Fellow Janne Männikkö used Microsoft to virtually bring their classes at Metsokangas ...

Learning Dances/Music Across the World

DLF Public School invites schools across the world to come and join us in this project where we will be exchanging songs and dances withe our schools across the world. We will be teaching the stude...

Sway updates—create interactive charts, image Focus Points, Accent, easier document embeds and Sway for iPhone update...

We’re excited to announce that Sway is rolling out support for creating interactive charts, setting image Focus Points, distinguishing content with the new Accent feature, and more easily embedding your OneDrive and local documents. An updated version of Sway for iPhone is also available in the App Store.