In music classroom without instruments, an ensemble of apps play bandleader

In music classroom without instruments, an ensemble of apps play bandleader At Kaenoisuksa school, in Chiang Mai, Thailand, we face the unique challenge of bringing music education to roughly 600 students who don’t have the benefit of real instruments to practice with. Adding to the complexity, our student body is a diverse mix Shan, Yunnan Lees meer overIn music classroom without instruments, an ensemble of apps play bandleader[…]

Safeguard your students, online and on campus

Safeguard your students, online and on campus When students and parents are choosing a college or university, safety and security are often key considerations. And for educators, security is one of the greatest concerns they face today. What’s behind these concerns? Both physical threats, including assaults and property crimes, and online cyber threats are on Lees meer overSafeguard your students, online and on campus[…]

How one Minecraft Mentor designed a cross-disciplinary landmark lesson

How one Minecraft Mentor designed a cross-disciplinary landmark lesson Minecraft Mentor Nelly Hamed Hadima is an Arabic teacher at Hayah International Academy in Egypt. Nelly’s students had been studying famous landmarks from around the world when she had an idea: use Minecraft: Education Edition to design the landmarks, then 3D print them in the real world. Lees meer overHow one Minecraft Mentor designed a cross-disciplinary landmark lesson[…]

Teaching happiness around the world in the #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on April 16

Teaching happiness around the world in the #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on April 16 Announcing the April 16 TweetMeet on ‘Teaching Happiness and Social-Emotional Learning’   Every year, March 20 marks the International Day of Happiness, a campaign launched by the United Nations that is now celebrated worldwide. This program aligns with the 17 UN Sustainable Development Lees meer overTeaching happiness around the world in the #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on April 16[…]

“I love exploring the exciting ways that [technology] can revitalize practice and open up a world of possibilities for students.” – Laura Bain, Australia

“I love exploring the exciting ways that [technology] can revitalize practice and open up a world of possibilities for students.” – Laura Bain, Australia Laura Bain Head of Digital Learning and Innovation The Springfield Anglican College Queensland, Australia @larubain When Laura Bain was teaching in the United Kingdom, she had her first taste of classroom Lees meer over“I love exploring the exciting ways that [technology] can revitalize practice and open up a world of possibilities for students.” – Laura Bain, Australia[…]

Students learn with pop-culture favorites at free Microsoft store summer camps

Students learn with pop-culture favorites at free Microsoft store summer camps Summer Camps don’t all have to be the same! If your child or student likes Fortnite just as much as crafts and finds an equal amount of inspiration in Hermione’s brilliant wizardry as going camping, then Microsoft Store has the camp for you. And Lees meer overStudents learn with pop-culture favorites at free Microsoft store summer camps[…]

Cloud and CRM graduate with flying colours for UNSW, transforming campus experience and boosting efficiency

Cloud and CRM graduate with flying colours for UNSW, transforming campus experience and boosting efficiency UNSW is a leading Australian university, one of the Group of Eight, and ranks among the top 100 universities in the world. It has even bigger ambitions. The UNSW 2025 strategy is focussed on establishing the University as Australia’s Global Lees meer overCloud and CRM graduate with flying colours for UNSW, transforming campus experience and boosting efficiency[…]

“My work really began to flourish once I had access to the internet and realized that my students could collaborate with the world.” – Margaret Simkin, Australia

“My work really began to flourish once I had access to the internet and realized that my students could collaborate with the world.” – Margaret Simkin, Australia Margaret Simkin Head of Library The Hamilton and Alexandra College Victoria, Australia @margaretsimkin  An education veteran, Margaret Simkin has experienced many changes in her teaching career. She began Lees meer over“My work really began to flourish once I had access to the internet and realized that my students could collaborate with the world.” – Margaret Simkin, Australia[…]

Kristine Kopelke transforms professional development with Learning Hub

Kristine Kopelke transforms professional development with Learning Hub Like many teachers Kristine Kopelke wears a number of hats. One of them is a very big hat indeed. Beside teaching digital technologies at Queensland’s Meridan State College, Kopelke is the manager of the Contemporary Learning Hub based at the college. The Hub provides professional development (PD) Lees meer overKristine Kopelke transforms professional development with Learning Hub[…]