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ComputerXplorers nominated the schools because they are acting astrailblazers, embracing and developing the new computing curriculum withforesight and innovation.
Are you going to BETT 2016? Would you like to win a BBC micro:bit? Then enter our Twitter selfie Win-a-micro:bit competition and you could be randomly selected to win a BBC micro:bit, which we will send you as soon as we can.
Paul 'Lanny' Watkins is one of our latest Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts and #MECClub member. To be fair, he is more Bilbo Baggins than Gollum. He explains the impact of the Microsoft Educator Community
For those that have joined #MEC Club, our social media CPD (and you still can at any time ------) We have a very special present for you to redeem at BETT
When - December 3 rd - 4 th Take a break from the Xmas plays and festivities by taking part in a 24 hr Skype-a-thon, a global classroom experience. Click this image to register for an activity.
As an avid Twitter user and participant of the hash chat, I have been thinking could Twitter be used to deliver CPD courses in a social way? As sort of 'not so massive online course'. I would like to invite you to join with me in an experiment.
Next week at Future Decoded on the Microsoft in Education stand we will hosting a number of theatre sessions, including one dedicated to exploring the ways that Minecraft can be used within the classroom across all areas of the curriculum.
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.
Some of you may have joined something called the Microsoft Innovators Teachers Network when Twitter and Facebook were only twinkles in the eyes of their developers back in 2000s. This was a first for teachers.
written by Allison Linn - senior writer at Microsoft Research. Follow her on Twitter.
Microsoft has released a new computer science curriculum designed for teens who may not have expressed much interest in computer programming – and teachers who don’t necessarily have any background in the field, either.