3 innovative ways to use Microsoft Edu in your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech Guest Blog edtech education educational technology microsoft edu onenote onenote for hyperdocs powerpointThe “Twitterverse” is filled with incredible ideas for using technology in our classrooms. We can find tons of resources for engaging our students with creative content in our classrooms: HyperDocs Slides for Interactive Notebooks 30 Google Classroom tips every teacher must know These are just a few from the Ditch That Textbook blog but there […].

Top Microsoft Education News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

Over a year ago I learned about Microsoft Education’s Immersive Reader , which is a free powerful literacy tool that is transforming education. Microsoft Education Tips and Updates. Microsoft Education Tips and Resources.

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Microsoft Education Keynote #LearnWhatsNext

My Paperless Classroom

On May 2, 2017, I had the privledge of being invited to attend the #LEARNWHATSNEXT keynote produced by Microsoft. The first of it's kind during Microsoft Satya Nadella's tenure as CEO, the keynote revolved around education and what Microsoft thinks the classroom of the future should look like. The post @Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unleashes his master plan for @MicrosoftEDU. EdTech Innovations Microsoft Education Microsoft

Microsoft Education and Canvas Bring Immersive Reader to Millions of Students Worldwide

TeacherCast

The post Microsoft Education and Canvas Bring Immersive Reader to Millions of Students Worldwide appeared first on The TeacherCast Educational Network. The TeacherCast Podcast edtech Microsoft EducationWelcome to the TeacherCast Educational Network.

Is Microsoft Making a Comeback in Education? – SULS025

Shake Up Learning

The post Is Microsoft Making a Comeback in Education? Is Microsoft making a comeback in education? I brought Leslie to the show to answer the EdTech community’s biggest question, is Microsoft making a comeback in education? Is Microsoft making a comeback?

Have You Seen What Is New At Microsoft EDU?

TeacherCast

On Tuesday, I found myself standing in front of the Microsoft Education booth sharing my passions for podcasting by demonstrating how teachers can use Synth , a new and FREE educational platform, to create audio and video podcasts using their Surface and Windows 10 devices.

Don’t Miss Your Chance To Become a Microsoft Innovative Educator This Summer!

TeacherCast

Look no further than the Microsoft Innovative Educator Program! For the last 6 years, I have been a proud member of the Microsoft Innovative Educator family. Attach your Training Transcript PDF (courses you have completed) from the Microsoft Educator Community.

Microsoft Education: Hack the Classroom: How can we create our own Maker Space? @Microsoft_EDU

My Paperless Classroom

On September 24th, I had the privilege of visiting the Microsoft Education campus to participate in Hack the Classroom. The post Microsoft Education: Hack the Classroom: How can we create our own Maker Space? Microsoft_EDU appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Conferences EdTech Innovations Microsoft Education TeacherCast LIVE Hack the Classroom Live Broadcasting Microsoft

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Mark Sparvell talk about SEL and Edtech Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher Stream by clicking here. As Education Leader with Microsoft, Mark developed and implemented the Global Leader audience strategy and developed the global Showcase School program.

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6 Great Apps to try on the new Windows 10 | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

I have had the privilege over the last few months of getting to know the Microsoft Education team and I must tell you… this new operating system and it’s new components are going to transform your classroom this year! Microsoft Edge. Microsoft OneNote.

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Edtech and Social Emotional Learning. Have you seen some other edtech tools besides Minecraft that can have this kind of social emotional impact?

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Microsoft Announces Surface Go

techlearning

Today, Microsoft announces Surface Go , the most portable and affordable Surface product to date. edtech Ed Tech Ticker Computers Tablet NewsMake the Most of Your Budget with These Great Products: Makerspace Product Roundup ]2018 Key features include: Starting at $399.

3 Ways Microsoft Edge Makes the Internet More Secure

EdTech Magazine

3 Ways Microsoft Edge Makes the Internet More Secure. Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 brings numerous improvements over Internet Explorer. MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out three ways to configure windows 10 for a distraction–free experience.

Parent Questions About Edtech

Ask a Tech Teacher

In most cases, parents have welcomed this new leaning phenomenon known as EdTech. Of those parents voicing a positive opinion on EdTech, 64% said they were happy with their child’s school and thought it was doing a good of utilizing technology effectively. .

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Edtech News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

Don’t forget to also check out my ISTE posts featuring Microsoft Education (Minecraft, Skype, and Flipgrid) and Google Education news and updates. Conference Highlights ISTE #ISTE2019 #NOTATISTE #NOTATISTE19 #PassTheScopeEDU edtech

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Microsoft Buys Video-Discussion Platform Flipgrid

Edsurge

A video-discussion platform originally started by a University of Minnesota professor to keep in touch with students for a course he was teaching has been purchased by tech giant Microsoft. Microsoft announced the acquisition today, though officials would not disclose the price or other details of the sale. With the purchase by Microsoft, Flipgrid founders say they can take the scale of the company to a new level. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech Busines

10 Edtech Tools to Try in 2018

EdTech4Beginners

The EdTech industry continues to grow with new products. These edtech products are available to educators and school administrators. Here’s a complete list of must-try Edtech Resources and Technology Tools for Teachers: BOOK CREATOR. Powered by Microsoft, you start by selecting a template, a topic, or a document you already have on your computer. This EdTech tool is so easy to use. Each one can make a big difference in your teaching and your students learning.

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Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best

EdTech Magazine

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best. However, none are more widely adopted than Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how K–12 schools can get started with using blended learning platforms.

Introducing the BEST Chrome Extension for Microsoft Office Users

TeacherCast

Over the last few months, I have had the privilege of working with, and training hundreds of teachers… EdTech News Chrome Extensions Google Google Add-ons Google Drive

Microsoft Acquires Flipgrid, Will Be Free For Schools

techlearning

Microsoft Corp. edtech Ed Tech Ticker Social Media NewsNasdaq: MSFT) today announced it has acquired Flipgrid Inc., the social learning platform, and will be making Flipgrid free for schools. Customers who purchased a subscription from Flipgrid will receive a prorated refund.

Learn How Minecraft Empowers Students and Unlocks Unlimited Creativity | @Microsoft_EDU

TeacherCast

The post Learn How Minecraft Empowers Students and Unlocks Unlimited Creativity | @Microsoft_EDU appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Microsoft Education TechEducator Podcast Minecraft

EdTech that transforms access for physically disabled students

Neo LMS

EdTech that transforms access for physically disabled students. Blogs , posts and forums are keeping gaming manufacturers — even behemoths such as Microsoft — on their toes when it comes to providing advanced access options for highly skilled disabled gamers.

Microsoft Unveils New Tech to Create Personalized, Immersive Education

EdTech Magazine

Microsoft Unveils New Tech to Create Personalized, Immersive Education. Thanks to the latest Microsoft updates, creating an innovative learning environment has now gotten easier. Earlier this month on its education blog , Microsoft unveiled a number of new products and services to assist educators in creating more personalized experiences and immersive lessons. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks!

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects

EdTech Magazine

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects. My electrical and computer engineering students from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, finally received exposure for their work on the PROGNOSIS project when they placed at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 World Finals. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! juliet.vanwage…. Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:02.

Buncee and Immersive Reader: A Winning Combination for Assistive Learning

A Principal's Reflections

Now, Buncee’s recent integration with Microsoft’s Immersive Reader makes the platform even more accessible for students of diverse ages, backgrounds, and abilities to learn 21st-Century Skills and express themselves. Buncee digital learning edtech Immersive Reader Microsoft

Microsoft’s Big Bett Updates: Free VR Curriculum and Using a Pencil as a Stylus

Edsurge

Among them is Microsoft, whose list of announcements for Bett reads almost as long as the conference agenda. (Or But there’s a method to the all new devices, features and curriculum updates, say company officials: to reinforce Microsoft’s position in the education market with tools that make learning more affordable and accessible. On this note Microsoft didn’t disappoint: seven new Windows 10 devices from Acer, Dell and Lenovo that range from $189 to $300.

End of Support for Microsoft Server 2003 Puts Heat on K-12 Districts

Marketplace K-12

Microsoft's support for Windows Server 2003 ends this week, putting districts that have not upgraded to a newer system at risk of viruses and other derailments. Entrepreneurship Online Learning Microsoft District Budgets edtech microsoft

The BBC Microbit and other UK Edtech News #bett

The CoolCatTeacher

With BETT kicking up this week in the UK, learn the UK edtech news from teacher Mark Martin. From tools that he’s excited about, to the new Computer Science curriculum in the UK, Mark shares his views on edtech. Essential Questions: The BBC Microbit and other UK Edtech News.

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Microsoft Hopes to Revive Its Education Tablet Efforts With the New $399 Surface Go

Edsurge

But through an ongoing series of product launches and acquisitions, Microsoft has been making its case to be the dark horse in the race. based company continued its streak of education announcements with the launch of the Surface Go , a version of the hybrid tablet that Microsoft aims to sell to schools. pounds, the Surface Go is the latest addition to a growing portfolio of education devices from Microsoft. Microsoft’s efforts to compete in this space did not start well.

Some Great Free EdTech Webinars for Teachers Professional Development

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

October 21, 2015 A few days ago we reviewed a new platform from Microsoft called Microsoft Educator Community, a site which helps teachers and educators collaborate with each other, grow.read more. Edtech conferences Microsoft tools for teachers

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects

EdTech Magazine

Students Use Microsoft Azure to Create Award-Winning Projects. My electrical and computer engineering students from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, finally received exposure for their work on the PROGNOSIS project when they placed at the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015 World Finals. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! juliet.vanwage…. Thu, 04/19/2018 - 12:02.

Microsoft Takes a Bite Out of BrightBytes, Acquiring Its DataSense Platform and Team

Edsurge

From launching new tablets to virtual-reality curriculum , Microsoft has added plenty to its educational offerings through a series of new product updates and acquisitions over the past few years. That tool is data, and it marks the focus of Microsoft’s first edtech acquisition of 2019: DataSense , a data management platform developed by Brightbytes. Of the “Big Five” technology giants, Microsoft has become the most acqui-hungry as of late in the learning and training space.

Apple, Google, & Microsoft. Oh My! Which is Best for Your School?

techlearning

This week the #NYCSchoolsTech Team brought innovative educators a chance to hear directly from “The Big Three: Apple, Google, and Microsoft” (listed alphabetically). C) Microsoft school. TL Advisor Blog Devices edtech LMS

FETC 2018: Maximizing Microsoft Azure Boosted Education in Tennessee

EdTech Magazine

FETC 2018: Maximizing Microsoft Azure Boosted Education in Tennessee. Lloyd and other state officials turned to digital tools and the backbone of Microsoft Azure to help turn the state’s education around. SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks!

Battle of the Classrooms: Apple, Google, Microsoft Vie for K-12 Market

Edsurge

It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft—each boast a “Classroom” tool aimed at K-12 educators and students. More on how Apple, Google and Microsoft are growing their K-12 presence: A Timeline of Google Classroom’s March to Replace Learning Management Systems. To Re-Capture the Education Market, Microsoft Aims to Offer a Compelling Alternative to Google’s Chromebook.