Category Archives: data

Partner Case Study: How Microsoft Power BI is helping Swalcliffe Park School safeguard students

Swalcliffe Park School caters for boys aged 11 to 19 who have a diagnosis of autism spectrum conditions, and also functions as a children’s home. All students have statements of special educational needs or education health care plans, with a large number of local authorities placing students in the school. The children’s homes and school have both been judged to be outstanding. The internet is a key resource for learning and plays an important part of the recreational activities of the students who live on-site, so it's vitally important for the Safeguarding of the students that internet access and content barriers are suitably and adequately managed.… Visit the author's original post

Education Technology – Painting pictures with data, by #MIEExpert Paul Dredge

This latest extract from Education Technology is written by Paul Dredge, Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert,  who explains how Power BI makes data interactive and brings your information to life. Wouldn’t it be great if you could see your data in an interactive, visual way? Well, Power BI does just that! Power BI enables you to produce reports and analyse your data in real time. It gives you the ability to input data and transform it into visual graphs and charts. Power BI connects a large range of data through easy to use dashboards, interactive reports and visualisations that bring your information to life.… Visit the author's original post

Pi Day 2015 – Global Math Lesson

Every year Pi Day is celebrated on March 14th (3.14) and students around the world explore the significance of this irrational number. This year, we celebrated the Pi Day of the Century (3.14.15 at 9:26:53)! To signify this once-in-a-lifetime event, we invited students from all around the world to learn with us.

Through a posting on the Skype in the Classroom website, we encouraged students from all over the world to  measure the diameter and circumference of circular objects and to share then on a collaborative online spreadsheet.… Visit the author's original post