3 innovative ways to use Microsoft Edu in your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

The “Twitterverse” is filled with incredible ideas for using technology in our classrooms. Ed Tech Guest Blog edtech education educational technology microsoft edu onenote onenote for hyperdocs powerpointWe 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 […].

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?

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Mark Sparvell cites current research about what students really want in their classroom and how social-emotional learning relates to education technology.

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How edtech boosts parent engagement in schools

Neo LMS

To answer this question, schools need to take into account the various challenges that parents face, including busy schedules, struggles to keep up with new technology, or even speaking a different language than the main language of instruction. Find edtech that includes parent accounts.

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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. It strips out much of Explorer’s legacy code for a more secure base, and it is bolstered by several new defense technologies in Windows 10.

Edtech News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

Education Technology News, Tools, & Updates. The ISTE Conference is famous for featuring so many incredible education technology tools, devices, apps and startups. This year’s conference was filled with so many exciting announcements by technology companies.

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Edtech and Social Emotional Learning #sel

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Dr. Michelle Zimmerman @mrzphd talks about social emotional learning and education technology. Edtech and Social Emotional Learning. SEL Observation #2: Using Cross-Age Mentoring with Technology. Even technology – computers in the classroom – can.

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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.

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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

Blending in Technology Boosts K–12 Instruction

EdTech Magazine

Blending in Technology Boosts K–12 Instruction. Technology is an ideal vehicle for teachers to better blend classroom instruction with learning opportunities occuring outside of the traditional school day — and outside of the brick-and-mortar school building. .

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!

What Technology Does What: An #edtech Chart For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

What Technology Does What: The Ultimate #edtech Chart For Teachers. This is what we hope will be an ongoing collection of the most effective ways to use technology in the classroom. iPad/iPad Mini, Nexus 7 , Nexus 9, Microsoft tablets (e.g., Notes Plus, Microsoft OneNote.

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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! Azure Offers Flexibility for Educational Technology.

Parent Questions About Edtech

Ask a Tech Teacher

I love hearing a parent’s perspective on technology in their classrooms so I reached out to efriend, Joe Peters for his thoughts. And most of all, technology has invaded the classroom in the form of equipment, tools and video educational lessons. .

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Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

How ideas from the Nonprofit Technology Conference can positively impact adult learning and workforce development initiatives. Interested in the latest ideas and technologies to improve adult learning and workforce development?

EdTech that transforms access for physically disabled students

Neo LMS

Undoubtedly eye-gaze technology has created the greatest advance in access for people with serious immobility such as those suffering paralysis or ALS. In fact eye-gaze technology is now being preferred even by students with limited mobility due to its increasing accuracy and ease-of-use.

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

Edsurge

More than 600 exhibitors and 34,000 attendees are expected to descend on London this week for the annual Bett show , where some companies come with a barrage of updates befitting one of the biggest education technology trade shows in the world. Among them is Microsoft, whose list of announcements for Bett reads almost as long as the conference agenda. (Or Some of the updates are fairly standard for a big technology company at a big tech expo—more devices and gadgets.

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! Azure Offers Flexibility for Educational Technology.

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

TeacherCast

The TechEducator Podcast is a weekly round table discussion about current topics in educational technology. The post Learn How Minecraft Empowers Students and Unlocks Unlimited Creativity | @Microsoft_EDU appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

5 Considerations for Buying Classroom Technology

EdTech Magazine

5 Considerations for Buying Classroom Technology. As the vast selection of technology solutions for education continues to grow, K–12 schools find it harder to decide on which products to invest in. . When comparing technologies, it’s not about what is the newest and most modern.

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

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. 25 at the Future of Education Technology Conference in Orlando, Fla.

Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve been quite blessed to travel to over 20 countries and help teachers integrate technology even in places with very little funding. Often, we are not fortunate to work in schools that provide us with the budget to get the technology we want. The proceeds can go towards getting computers, laptops, tablets, better wifi, a technology cart, or other digital tools. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education

EdTech Magazine

How to Leverage Mainstream Technology to Boost Special Education. Assistive technology may be the best option. said Christopher Bugaj, assistive technology trainer for Virginia’s Loudoun County Public Schools and author of The New Assistive Tech: Making Learning Awesome for All!,

How Primary Students Can Use Technology Effectively

EdTech Magazine

How Primary Students Can Use Technology Effectively. Like any classroom tool, the youngest learners need good guidance and examples when it comes to engaging with technology in the classroom. It’s well-established that educational technology has a place in the lowest grades.

10 Edtech people to watch in 2018 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Neo LMS

Thanks to — or because of — technology change happens at a faster rate than ever before, and education makes no exception. Edtech is always changing. Edtech trends come and go. Top 10 edtech people to watch in 2018. You know the saying “The only constant is change”.

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Microsoft to Use TV White Space to Put Wi-Fi on Rural School Buses

EdTech Magazine

Microsoft to Use TV White Space to Put Wi-Fi on Rural School Buses. Microsoft wants to outfit school buses in Hillman, Mich., SIGN UP : Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks! Microsoft Pairs with ISP for Experiment to Outfit Buses with Wi-Fi. What makes Microsoft’s bus Wi-Fi experiment different? Microsoft needs government approval because the power level will be above what FCC rules allow for personal use.

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.

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.

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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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

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.

Ways to Get Technology into Your Classrooms

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve been quite blessed to travel to over 20 countries and help teachers integrate technology even in places with very little funding. Often, we are not fortunate to work in schools that provide us with the budget to get the technology we want. The proceeds can go towards getting computers, laptops, tablets, better wifi, a technology cart, or other digital tools. Ways to Get Technology for Your Classes from Shelly Terrell.

The Big 3's War Over EDU: A Comparison of Apple, Google, and Microsoft

techlearning

Microsoft just isn't innovative natively. There are a couple of things Microsoft does have going for it though. With Google’s instance to keep the Gmail experience somewhat the same, Microsoft had been able to iterate in how messages are received and dealt with a little faster.

AR/VR in K–12: Schools Use Immersive Technology for Assistive Learning

EdTech Magazine

AR/VR in K–12: Schools Use Immersive Technology for Assistive Learning. Technology helps educators give each student the attention he or she needs, through tools such as online learning modules, personal tablets and, now, virtual and augmented reality. .