website stats
Browse by Tags - Microsoft UK Schools blog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs

Browse by Tags

  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: Microsoft Theatre Slides (1st Batch)

    As the weekend fast approaches, we just wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you again to those who visited us on our stand at BETT 2014. It was great to meet you. We hope you had a great visit! We had a number of requests, both at the show and via Twitter, to share the slides from the presentations...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: You can’t touch this

    It used to be a skill needed mainly by secretaries and those in a typing pool, but nowadays the majority of us spend hours a day on computers, tablets and smart phones for work or social purposes. According to new research, almost 60% of us rate our typing skills as average or poor, with one in five...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: The Firefly Story

    It all started at school - two GCSE students from St Paul’s School who wanted to build a better intranet for their school and did. Firefly is now trusted by over 150 leading schools, and Simon and Joe’s vision of providing an incredibly easy way for teachers, students and parents to create, share and...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: I'm Ready to Spell! Phonics Preparation with Ladybird

    As children, parents and teachers put away their Christmas decorations for another year and dust down their schoolbooks, attention will soon turn to exams and how to prepare your class of thirty bright-eyed children for success. One test that, like it or not, will feature again this year is the Phonics...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: Closing the Digital Divide with Joskos Solutions

    Joskos Solutions is a single provider of ICT solutions and services within the education sector. Since 1999, our experience in education has allowed us to incorporate the latest technologies into our solutions, and continues to enable us to provide high quality strategic support and guidance to schools...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: Using 1:1 to Unlock Learning (new eBook now available)

    One to One Computing in education is the simple concept of every child and member of staff in a school or institution having access to a personal computer. Over the years, the definitions have evolved to replace the words ‘personal computer’ with ‘laptop’ and more recently ‘device’. A device might include...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: groupcall–changing the face of personalised communications between parents and teachers

      We’ve had an amazing year since winning an award at BETT 2013 for our Messenger service, hosted in the Windows Azure cloud.  A year crammed with innovative ideas, which have brought more exciting features to our existing product suite and seen the arrival of, what we believe to be a pioneering...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: Interactive Classroom powered by the Tablet Academy

    Following on from yesterday’s post outlining our theatre schedule at BETT 2014, I just wanted to take this opportunity to share the full and confirmed schedule for the interactive classroom. The Interactive Classroom is powered by our friends at the Tablet Academy and offers visitors to our stand access...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: Sessions within the Microsoft Theatre

    As one of the largest EdTech shows in the world and with hundreds of exhibitors, the BETT Show can be pretty overwhelming for visitors without careful planning and a plentiful supply of snacks to get you through the day. While we can’t help you with the snacks, we can help you with some information to...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: Technology for Life, Not just for Christmas

    Guest Post Written by Naace Christmas is over, the decorations are packed away and preparations for Bett 2014 are well underway for all of those who are involved in technology and education.  And, as we are told by the media, tablet computers were likely to be the most given gifts for Christmas...
  • Blog Post: BETT 2014: Microsoft at BETT

    BETT season is definitely one of the highlights of our year within the education team and we are once again looking forward to having an opportunity to meet and engage with a wide selection of our community. So after a great BETT 2013, what is on the cards for the show this year? BETT 2014: Microsoft...
Page 1 of 1 (11 items)