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  • Blog Post: Lesson plan: Explore point of view through aerial photography

    In this lesson, students are introduced to the idea of point of view through aerial photography. They will write a story about what the character Amelia the Pigeon would see if she flew over their school or home. Objectives Students will be introduced to aerial photography and the idea of different points...
  • Blog Post: Bing adds hundreds of new venue maps

    Whether you live in Poland or Spain, Russia or Belgium, or pretty much anywhere in-between, you will now be able to explore your local shopping mall through Bing maps - helping you locate the stores you are looking for, find the closest services and facilities like restrooms and cash machines, and even...
  • Blog Post: Immerse your students in a subject with Bing

    It’s amazing what you can find on a Bing map. Discover interactive, 3-D Photosynth® technology and encourage students toexplore historic or curious places as if they’re standing right there. 1) Take a virtual field trip Other online maps show you the roof of the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. With...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup 2011 Worldwide People’s Choice Award – Go Vote!

      The Microsoft Imagine Cup brings together students from all over the world and asks them to use their creativity and passion for technology to help solve the world’s toughest problems. This year, more than 350,000 students from 183 countries and regions registered to compete and, from July 8-13...
  • Blog Post: Fun, Free Forum – get your free downloads here!

    I woke up this morning and immediately the first thing I thought was, I did order the lunch didn’t I? I hope so otherwise I have a lot of hungry teachers, head teachers and IT network managers at Microsoft Campus today! So today was our ‘’Fun, Free Forum’’ at our offices in Thames Valley Park. A day...
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