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A guest blog post from James Stuttard. who brilliantly describes the start of their 1:1 journey at Spratton Hall School , Northampton
In the spring of 2012 I was sat in a heads of department meeting in the Library. Surrounded by books and the 20 aged computers, the future of the Teaching and Learning at our school was being debated.
All great brands change their name at some point without diminishing the brilliance of the product . Who remembers Opal Fruits to Starburst , Jif to Cif and of course Marathon to Snickers. During the past 10 years I have been involved with
Educators will be familiar with Blooms Taxonomy of Educational objectives, which classifies orders of thinking. Now Microsoft has a range of tools specifically designed to support pupils through this learning journey. Join us in exploring exciting new ways to learn in an effective, personal and more immersive way than ever before
Ray Chambers, (@lanky_boi_ray) Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and award winning teacher, describes how and why he got his students involved in Kodu Kup UK. Ray shares his thoughts on this year great event.
Today's students are the ‘Netflix Generation’ — they've grown up in a world where video is available instantly, on-demand, and on any device. In fact, college–age students in the 18 - 24 age bracket are the biggest consumers of online video — with each watching an average of 398 online videos per month
It’s often difficult to help teachers and schools in a short conversation, to envisage what Office 365 can do and how it can deliver for them a whole cloud based solution.
Luckily, my Microsoft in Education colleagues in South Africa have created a fantastic and comprehensive collection of resources that can help anyone understand and explore the myriad of possibilities that Office 365 offers.
Many thanks to Angela Schaerer ( @angschaerer on Twitter) for sharing this
The 2nd UK Kodu Kup brought together 12 teams, representing 10 schools from around the UK, to compete for the coveted title of ‘Kodu Kup Champions’. The competition proved again that the ‘Computing’ Curriculum is not just about coding....
One of the most requested apps I get asked for by Teachers is ‘Explain Everything’ and ‘Is it available for Windows devices?’ I am pleased to say now it is. Released this week in the Windows Store, one of the top rated ipad apps is now available for Windows devices.
blog by Simon Johnson – Microsoft Innovative Expert Educator and Wolves supporter
Last week was the 6th annual Computing At School (CAS) National Conference. The conference, which was attended by more that 300 delegates, provided an opportunity for teachers to find out about the new curriculum.