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The SAMR Model of technology integration is used by many teachers. After reading lists of learning activities and apps sorted into this continuum using other platforms, we thought it might be nice to create a list of how Microsoft apps, services and software might fit into this popular model.
School starts again for the year in a few weeks and as a family we have the option of providing our 11 year old with a mobile device for school to help support her learning.
The start of the school year is the best time to set routines and help your students become more self-regulated and organised learners.
Bored of using the same old presentations? Want a new way to share information with students? Why not take a presentation overhaul by diving into Office Sway
Whilst PowerPoint is often typecast as a just a presentation tool, there are a number of effective uses of this application to create innovative initiatives with your students in the classroom.
Is your school starting a BYOD Program this year? Wondering what information to give parents to ensure they purchase the right device? Below and at the Microsoft and Intel Parent Guide to School Devices website, there’s a simple list of 11 items that we think should be included in all school devices.
Wondering just what you can do with a Microsoft Surface? Need to know more about how other educators are using them? This post will give you a bunch of ideas about the sue of Surface Pro 3 in education
I can not wait to use Skype translator in my classroom. It will allow my students to communicate with other students across the world. But this is not what has me excited. What I am keen to try is using Skype within my classroom.
The project was simple enough. Design a house using energy renewable principles using Google sketch up.Then a student approached me and asked 'Can I use Minecraft instead?' This is where the teacher dread runs through your veins. Really? What happens when another looks into my classroom and can see Minecraft on the Projector.
This blog has been sharing the best of Microsoft in the Classroom since late 2013. We thought you might like a recap of the most popular posts since we began.