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Minecraft is undeniably one of the hottest games in education—whether you’re new to the game or a Minecraft Master, we’ll have the Minecraft Team and current educators using the game tell you all about how to get started, how Minecraft is used to teach different subjects and scenarios, and how to take it to the next level.
Whether a teacher covering new material in class, or a student demonstrating their understanding of what they have learned, PowerPoint is a tool that allows all people to present information in a variety of engaging and creative ways, as well as including all sorts of other media through the use of PowerPoint add-on Office Mix. So whether you're new to PowerPoint 2016 or upgrading from a previous version, this Quick Start Guide will help you to learn the basics and take you through some of the new features.
Two of the top requests from our Office Lens users are support for Office 365 accounts, at work and school, and enhanced business card scanning and storage. Today we’re excited to deliver both of these features, making our pocket scanner app even more useful for business professionals, teachers and students.
The following Windows 10 deployment story comes to use courtesy of Paul Dredge at EasiPC, who oversaw the summer upgrade at Microsoft Showcase School Simon de Senlis Primary in Northamptonshire.
Earlier this year Ray earned a Silver award for Outstanding use of Technology in Education, and last Sunday he was presented with the Gold Platos Awards For Outstanding Teachers within the same category.
Today, OneNote and Office Mix team up to talk about the work we are doing to integrate with all major Learning Management Systems (LMS) and the benefits this brings educators.
Recently we’ve been looking at the some of the new features of Office 2016 applications through a series of Quick Start Guides aimed at helping everyone to be more productive, collaborative and efficient when using Office. Our focus today is OneNote 2016, which is where you can keep all of your notes for a variety of subjects, work collaboratively on group projects and assignments, or if you are a teacher, the Class Notebook from where you manage your students’ work and class content.
The following post is the first in series of blog posts from Microsoft in Education partner Learning Possibilities. Earlier in the year we explored the work they have been doing with Office 365 in Wales through the Hwb+ platform, and now we are looking ahead to the launch of the LP+365 app in December.
Earlier this month saw the Achievement for All annual conference taking place at the Birmingham NEC, where a set of learning resources built around the BBC Earth film Enchanted Kingdom were officially launched. To give attendees of the conference a first-hand account of what can be achieved when using the Enchanted Kingdom as a stimulus for project based learning activities, Simon de Senlis Primary's headmaster Tom Rees was on hand to talk about how the six schools making up the Northampton Primary Academy Trust had recently collaborated around the film on this initiative.
General availability tickets have now sold out but we have a limited number available for our education customers. Please register now using the invite code in this blog to secure your free place at what promises to be a life shaping experience unlike any other.