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NAACE Fun, Free Day–downloads for you
Ellie G Jones
Thank you to all those who attended the NAACE Fun, Free day on Friday 1st July. Below is a list of all of the software solutions, some of which were presented, many of which are free that Microsoft have to support learning in the classroom. SkyDrive and Office Web Apps Get online@home Photostory...
4 Jul 2011
Join Microsoft’ fun, free day for solution ideas to use in your classroom – 23rd June 2011
Ellie G Jones
As part of my role here at Microsoft I love to show off some of the products and solutions with my colleagues in the Education team, many of which are FREE to download to then use in the classroom. The Times Education Supplement have some examples with ways and examples of how these can be implemented...
9 Jun 2011
Start the term with new Office templates for teachers
Am I the only one who gets bored with a document format after a few months, and then wants a completely different design? That PowerPoint that looked so smart last year looks a bit clichéd this term. A document which looked professional when you first published it, doesn’t look quite so good when it...
16 Sep 2010
Handy guide for teachers - Top Ten Tips for Mouse Mischief
After Friday’s post about Mouse Mischief (a free add-in for PowerPoint that allows teachers to create interactive real-time quizzes for students), a colleague from over the pond dropped me a line to tell me about the “ Top Ten Tips for Mouse Mischief ” Guide, which is available to download from the Microsoft...
13 Sep 2010
Fun, Free Friday for Schools on 11th June - more spaces added
We’ve been inundated with requests to come along to our " Fun, Free Friday for Schools " event, so we’ve just moved it from a smaller room into our big auditorium, that takes 240 people. Which means that instead of the event being ‘nearly full’, we’ve now got tons of space for more people!...
12 May 2010
Fun, Free Friday for Schools – a free event at Microsoft UK on 11th June 2010
We're running a free Microsoft " Fun, Free Friday for Schools " at the Microsoft Campus in Reading on 11 th June 2010. A lively Q&A after the second Microsoft briefing at the NAACE Conference in Blackpool has led to the Microsoft UK team running a free event for schools on the 11 th June 2010...
20 Apr 2010
Project Genie – pupils thinking about climate change and reducing school energy bills
We’re supporting the team running “ Project Genie ”, which is all about making climate change meaningful to pupils in primary schools. In the pilot programme, the schools that took part saw energy use savings of up to 40% – which is pretty significant when you consider that most schools spend more on...
16 Apr 2010
Kodu for PC – a teacher’s tutorial
Kodu for PC is a (free) visual programming language which was launched earlier this year. In the past it’s been available for Xbox, but now there’s a PC version, and it gives you another way of developing programming skills in your students. And as it uses games as the core, it helps to keep your students...
15 Apr 2010
Safer Internet Day – 9th Feb 2010 – Resources to help prepare
European Safer Internet Day is coming up very soon – it’s two weeks today – and a wide range of organisations are encouraging all schools to run an activity to link in to the event. Whether that’s an assembly, a message in the school newsletter or a parents talk, there are a pile of resources waiting...
25 Jan 2010
Where are all the freebies now the budget's cut
I received this query by email from an international colleague: “I heard that MS UK Education team created a DVD with all free products/links to Microsoft web sites that are potentially beneficial to teachers and students, and that you shared this with your education audiences. Can you point me to the...
25 Aug 2009
At last, a blog for teachers
When I sit down and write for this blog, I’m aware that I’m really writing for people who are “in the know” in some way or another. As a reader, you probably are enthusiastic about ICT, and it’s probably in your job description somewhere (or everywhere?). And so I can make certain assumptions about what...
18 Sep 2008
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