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Phoenix P-12 College in Ballarat now offers virtual drama and theatre studies to students at two schools more than 700 kilometres away. Students use Skype to create and rehearse plays and even work the technology into their skits.
Using the OneNote Class Notebook, students at Ormiston College are using the recording tools to: provide their take on every chapter, track the moves of the heroes and highlight what they hope will happen next.
The teachers at Ormiston College in Queensland have created a virtual science lab using Mosaic and Office365 to help Year 12 students run real life chemistry experiments in a safe and collaborative environment
Learn how Office Mix together with Office 365 and Surface Pro 3 devices are transforming how Andrew Napier, Microsoft Expert Educator in South Australia, works with his year 11 biology class and bringing PowerPoint alive.
This May and June Microsoft will be offering a hands-on workshops across NSW with the latest technology including Windows 8.1, apps, Office 365 and devices, including the latest Surface 3.
During the week of 11-15 May 2015, Microsoft Australia will host #WeSpeakCode activities in schools and community hubs nationwide, to encourage young Australians to learn to code.
Some colleagues find it odd but I am happy to admit I am a fan of programming! It gives me purpose and direction. When I pull together a learning intention, performance task and success criteria, then plot a rich and authentic learning sequence, I feel ready to ‘teach’.
A lot has changed since the beginning of this school year for schools and districts using OneNote. The release of OneNote Class Notebooks has customers like Kirk Wheeler, Head of School at St. Thomas School, saying it has brought about, “The most significant and organic change process ever in the school. Seamless and keeps up with teachers.”
Find out how Bridget Crooks was looking for a group of IT Ninjas to help with IT support in her school. The quest was to find students who were users of technology, students who were able to work with others and students who were keen to give something back to the school.
In terms of the world of Information Technology, 2014 was a very eventful year indeed. As per every year, their has been some major releases in hardware and software. These releases are always looked on as a potential learning opportunity in the secondary education realm. Honestly, some more than others based on historical issues and how they will integrate with our current state run infrastructure.