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In this 3 part series, Matthew Jorgensen will present some reasons to start ‘coding’ in the teaching and learning process. Then, demonstrate a number of visual programming tools and finally address examples of coding elaborations in the Australian Curriculum, to show practical examples of how classroom teachers can address these elaborations.
Continuing the theme of trying new tools and apps in the classroom in this new year, Matthew Jorgensen has prepared another set of tips and a new tool to try out in your class; Project Siena.
Looking for some tips and tricks to get going with Office 365 in your classroom this year? Wondering what are the best 5 ways to integrate Office into my class? Look no further than next weeks “Set for Success in 2016” free webinar hosted by Microsoft Teacher Ambassadors.
We are half way along the list of ten ways to use OneNote as part of your first lesson of the year, and so far I am hoping that you can’t wait to finish the post so that you can get to work. With the rollout of Office 2016, OneNote will have even better features like the ability to embed videos from YouTube, Vimeo, Office Mix and Office 365 Video repository. But back to the first lesson of the year … (or to part 1 here if you haven’t read it)
As term one kicks into gear, we will continue to post a series of ideas of how to integrate amazing tools into your day to day classroom and school activities that can save you time, engage students in new and different ways. We’ve already posted a couple of ideas of how to use the Office Mix, now it’s time to introduce OneNote to anyone out there who aren’t sure where to start with this tool.
Today, we’re excited to announce Microsoft is acquiring MinecraftEdu and investing in a new and expanded version of Minecraft for the classroom called Minecraft: Education Edition. This new title – available as a free trial this winter – will build on the learning's from MinecraftEdu while offering an expanded set of features. And in support of MinecraftEdu customers, they can continue to use MinecraftEdu and we will offer them the first year of the Minecraft: Education Edition for free.
Part 2 of Flipping the Classroom with Office Mix - here learn how to develop amazing learning resources with Office Mix and publish them to your school, class and students using Office 365 or Office Mix.
In the coming week, we will post a series of ideas and uses for integrating new technology into your classes for 2016. First up, flipping the classroom with Office Mix.
Looking for some registered professional learning on integrating Microsoft technologies into your classroom over the summer break? Want to take your Office 365, OneNote and Sway skills to the next level and ensure you get registered professional learning hours before you go back to school in term one? During the summer vacation, Microsoft will be offering free BOSTES registered professional learning workshops at the new Microsoft Store in Pitt St Mall, Sydney.
As schools head towards the end of year and the thoughts of planning for next year come to the surface, we thought we’d publish a refresher list of some of the awesome Windows apps for education that you can think about integrating into your plans for next year. Some are new, some you may already be using and some you may have forgotten were in the list of windows apps for education