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In each edition of the MIE Minute are three news items or teaching resources which the recipients are encouraged to share out into their networks, and we’d like to do our bit by posting them here as well.
Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with some of the courses and qualifications available to teachers and students, such as Teaching with Technology. Over the last few weeks we’ve been sharing a number of short tutorials aimed at supporting those teachers who are taking the TwT course or perhaps planning to do so.
Every now and then we share the views of Anthony Salcito, Microsoft Worldwide VP for Education, via his Daily Edventures blog. Recently he caught up with UK MIEE Mark Martin (aka The Urban Teacher) while the two were attending the Microsoft E2 Global Educator Exchange event in Redmond.
For a long time now, technology has helped teachers and students to do the things they have always done – instruct, listen, question, use resources, plan, set work, complete and mark it and handle the resulting assessments...
There are just five dates left on the Microsoft Showcase Classroom Regional Roadshow – the next being at our London HQ in Victoria – and to show you what you could be experiencing, here is a video illustrating the what teachers and school leaders can get out of a session learning all about Windows 8 devices:
The following eBook looks at how a 1:1 strategy can be successfully and considerately deployed within schools and colleges, enabling both teachers and students get the most out of devices in education.
Transforming Learning through Tablet Computing will be held on June 11th, and is an opportunity for school leaders learn about tablets available within education, via speakers from both schools and technology providers.