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Radio 1's Alice Levine takes five girls who can take selfies, to see if they can take on the male-dominated world of digital technology. Half of all gamers are women - but only four percent code them. Only seven of the richest 100 tech billionaires are female.
Ross Lowe, a student Developer shares his thoughts on the responses he has experienced with the BBC Micro:Bit
I get asked this at BETT every year, people are thinking how they can use this consumer technology in the classroom (or how they can persuade their spouse that they need one for work!). It is relative high investment in a device maybe?
Last week another edition of the MIE Minute Newsletter went out to our Expert Educators, containing within it a wealth of content from our global network of teachers. As ever, there are some sharable items that will be of interest to the broader education community, and questions that we're opening up for anyone to answer.
I have just had a big birthday and I was treated to a telescope, it reminded me of the the great access to resources that Windows devices have to learn about Space and Astronomy.
We are recruiting! Regular readers of this blog should be familiar with teachers and school leaders that we refer to as Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts - MIEEs - and you may have seen content tagged with #MIEExpert15.
Last week Microsoft's UK HQ in Reading was host to the national finals of Kodu Kup, inviting teams from 10 schools to compete for the prizes. More than just an exercise in programming, the Kodu Kup challenges students to put their minds to a number of creative and business-themed disciplines, as part of a wider project based learning experience.
I am pleased to announce this year’s Winners for the Kodu Kup 2015. Ten schools did battle for the coveted Kodu Kup UK trophy at Microsoft Headquarters this week.
Another two weeks have passed, and it is once again time to take a look into the world of our Microsoft Expert Educators through the latest edition of the MIE Minute. Anyone familiar with the MIE Minute will know that each edition is packed full of great...