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#28 Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week

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:

Microsoft, Will Use Minecraft to Teach Kids Programming

Microsoft Corp. has teamed up with, the nonprofit that offers free programming tools for kids, to bring its best-selling personal-computer game Minecraft to the group’s popular Hour of Code tutorials.

Microsoft shows educators technology that can empower all students

This workshop illustrated the power of Microsoft technology in education, including what’s possible with OneNote, Sway and Skype in the Classroom. OneNote can help teachers create organized, interactive lessons, while its customizable reading and dictation features help learners of all abilities.

Ultimate Guide : Minecraft in Education Part1

How to use Minecraft in the classroom!

SchoolNet SA - IT's a Great Idea: Congratulations to the new Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts 2016 from South Af...

SchoolNet SA would like to congratulate the South African and Lesotho Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts who have been selected to be part of this programme for 2015-2016. This year we have a total of 61 MIEs – 46 new MIEs as well as 15 MIEs who were selected in 2014 who have opted to remain in the programme.

Are education and technology inseparable?

Get to know five Asia educators transforming the Asian classroom today As technology has become an integral part of people’s daily lives around the world, we’re seeing a growing demand …

SchoolNet SA - IT's a Great Idea: Think about entering the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship for st...

In its 14th year currently, the 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) attracted 600,000 unique candidates who competed to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. 145 student finalists from 47 countries participated in the final round of competition.

The app that lets you create Khan Academy-style videos in 60 seconds | eSchool News | eSchool News

With the app Snip, flipped educators can create video tutorials a la Khan in no time flat.

Microsoft Office 365 for Education

Creating a Collaborative Cloud Classroom with Office 365 Microsoft 365 for Education is now free for educational establishments and it is Microsoft 365 for Education which is a core application sui...

Make Your Sways Look Great: Top 10 Tips and Tricks

A set of 10 tips and tricks to make your Sway shine. Covers use of images, emphasizing text, changing colors and styles, and more.

Secrets to Successful Online Collaboration | Office 365 Blogs

Finding your path to online collaboration will make you even more comfortable and productive when working remotely.

5 Ways Office 365 Can Benefit Student Learning

Office 365 broadens the capacity for learning, offering on-demand access to documents and projects, and provides students new and creative outlets to learn both inside and outside of the classroom. Let's explore some of the many ways that Office 365 can help students and teachers.