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I get asked this at BETT every year, people are thinking how they can use this consumer technology in the classroom (or how they can persuade their spouse that they need one for work!). It is relative high investment in a device maybe?
Last week another edition of the MIE Minute Newsletter went out to our Expert Educators, containing within it a wealth of content from our global network of teachers. As ever, there are some sharable items that will be of interest to the broader education community, and questions that we're opening up for anyone to answer.
I have just had a big birthday and I was treated to a telescope, it reminded me of the the great access to resources that Windows devices have to learn about Space and Astronomy.
We are recruiting! Regular readers of this blog should be familiar with teachers and school leaders that we refer to as Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts - MIEEs - and you may have seen content tagged with #MIEExpert15.
Last week Microsoft's UK HQ in Reading was host to the national finals of Kodu Kup, inviting teams from 10 schools to compete for the prizes. More than just an exercise in programming, the Kodu Kup challenges students to put their minds to a number of creative and business-themed disciplines, as part of a wider project based learning experience.
I am pleased to announce this year’s Winners for the Kodu Kup 2015. Ten schools did battle for the coveted Kodu Kup UK trophy at Microsoft Headquarters this week.
Another two weeks have passed, and it is once again time to take a look into the world of our Microsoft Expert Educators through the latest edition of the MIE Minute. Anyone familiar with the MIE Minute will know that each edition is packed full of great...
Steve Hodges, principal researcher at Microsoft Cambridge, fell in love with computing when he was first exposed to the BBC Micro at school in the 1980s. The computer was part of the BBC Computer Literacy Programme and was designed to encourage students to explore the potential of computer programming.
Microsoft in Education is excited to announce the next #MSFTEdu Tweetmeet with Chris Pratley!