Category Archives: EdTech

E2 UK Live Event: Help us shape the future of Education Technology this October

Microsoft Education UK is thrilled to host our first ever E² Regional Conference - a dynamic new event for education technology leaders in the UK. Spread over three days, this FREE event will be packed full of great content and activities led by educators and education technology experts. Each day is a specially tailored for specific roles within education, with activities and sessions specifically addressing the needs and aspirations of IT Leads and Multi Academy Trust IT Leaders, School Leaders, and Microsoft Innovative Educators.… Visit the author's original post

EdTech 2020 Agenda – London Tech Week

On Tuesday 13th June at London Tech Week we will be presenting ‘Edtech 2020’ – half a day in which we will seek to debate and showcase the key trends, strategies and technologies that are going to be driving change in the classroom over the next 3 years. Joining the Microsoft product experts on the speaker schedule are a number of industry leaders, and the live demos from schools, colleges and universities will provide an opportunity to see first-hand how these technologies are being used in practice.… Visit the author's original post

De Pedagogics is now Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner

Very happy and proud to share that De Pedagogics is now Microsoft in Education Global Training Partner.

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You can connect with us to book training sessions here
https://www.microsoft.com/en-in/education/training-and-events/trainers/default.aspx

Thank you all for placing your trust in us. We hope to continue nurturing education and bringing you the best experiences.

We are all set to spread our wings!


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#TheFeed – How good might our leadership be? By Merlin John

The following post features in the Jan/Feb 2017 issue of #TheFeed, our online magazine bringing you the best stories from Microsoft Showcase Schools and #MIEExperts, thought leadership, and news from the Microsoft in Education team. This piece is written Merlin John – a widely respected journalist known for his expertise in education and ICT – and explores the vital role that leadership plays in enhancing children’s learning, and ways to transform your school to through the use of technology.

Head over to SlideShare to browse all the latest stories from this edition of #TheFeed:


#TheFeed – How good might our leadership be?

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BETT 2017 Guest Blog: NetSupport – “There’s an easier way to manage school technology”

The next post in our series of BETT 2017 partner-penned blog articles comes from NetSupport. With over 27 years’ development experience in the education sector, NetSupport demonstrates how it can provide schools with the complete solution to manage and monitor school IT easily and effectively.

Click here to Learn more about what NetSupport will be showcasing at BETT 2017, or visit them on stand D118 this week.


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Theres an easier way to manage school technology…

With the increasing amount of technology in schools today, many schools struggle to maintain and manage their IT assets, keep students focused in ICT classrooms, and safeguard students using school technology.… Visit the author's original post

Microsoft School Event @ Welham Boys’ School

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Welham Boys’ School, Dehradun in partnership with De Pedagogics, would like to invite your teachers to Microsoft School Event for a walk through and hands-on experience of Microsoft enabled learning environment on January 25th, 2017.

This is a training event for the educators designed to give them an insight into the latest trends in education. The focus being, ‘Teaching with technology using Microsoft tools’ to enhance their ability to create, share, collaborate, and present information both inside and outside of the classroom using OneNote, Sway, Forms and OfficeMix.Visit the author's original post

The Best BETT Yet

As the Christmas TV adverts fill our screens and the festive decoration go up, it can only mean one thing: BETT 2017 is nearly upon us.

For the Microsoft education team BETT is a special time of the year where we meet with our broader community, provide a stage for our Showcase Schools and MIEEs to share their stories/best practice and connect with the many Microsoft partners exhibiting at the show.

We will be sharing a more in-depth overview of our plans for the show post-Christmas, but wanted to take this opportunity to give a top level overview of the core themes and focus areas for what we have planned for visitors.… Visit the author's original post

HackingSTEM: Using Computational Thinking to Understand Earthquakes

Happy Computer Science Education Week!

Millions of students worldwide are in the process of discovering the possibilities of instructing machines to accomplish tasks. Whether completing the Minecraft Hour of Code tutorial, or watching a Pixar In a Box episode on Khan Academy, the spirit of discovery, experimentation and the art of Computer Science is celebrated while students build core 21st century software engineering skills.

This month, the Education Workshop has partnered with the California Academy of Sciences and KQED to combine coding with mechanical engineering and data science to empower students to use computational thinking to experience how engineers and computer scientists are working together to mitigate the impact of earthquakes.… Visit the author's original post

Summer Pathshala 2016 Recordings

Thank you to 250 educators who joined the Summer Pathshala sessions #YOUKEEPMEGOING

here are the recordings of all the 4 sessions for everyone to view:

Virtual Classroom: This webinar provides ways to use Skype in variety of ways to enhance your teaching and learning experience.

Presenters: Meenakshi Uberoi & Jyoti Chaba

Recording Link: http://bit.ly/1RXTUaL

Class notebook: This webinar presents how to create Innovative lesson plans using OneNote

Presenters: Meenakshi Uberoi & Jyoti Chaba

Recording Link: http://bit.ly/1ZFYuQQ

Link to assignment: http://bit.ly/1PRx5eB

Remixed Stories: This webinar teaches you how to create interactive Presentation/ Story using Sway and Office Mix

Presenters: Meenakshi Uberoi & Jyoti Chaba

Recording Link: https://youtu.be/q63Xg9iJRD4

Gamelab: This webinar helps you learn how to use Kodu to create excitement in the classrooms

Presenters: Meenakshi Uberoi & Jyoti Chaba

Recording Link: https://youtu.be/AP-RZiKUhbg

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Summer Pathshala Session 1 & 2

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For those who missed, here are the recordings of the first two sessions. Follow the 4-step process:

VIEW this: Session 1 – Virtual Classroom http://bit.ly/1RXTUaL
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VIEW this: Session 2 – Digital Notebook http://bit.ly/1ZFYuQQ
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Do the Assignment: make a lesson plan in ‪#‎OneNote‬ for a ‪#‎Skype‬ in the Classroom session. Link to assignment: http://bit.ly/1PRx5eB
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Next, submit, send us a message with a link to your assignment on‪#‎Yammer‬ Microsoft Innovative Educator community using‪#‎classroomdiversity‬, so that we can track you.
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Summer Pathshala 2016

SUMMER PATHSHALA

Request you to please register for Summer Pathshala using this link:
Link: https://www.microsoft.com/…/SummerPaa…/registration.aspx 

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 Prior to joining this session request you to please create an outlook account, in case you don’t have a Hotmail or outlook account already, using this link:http://www.outlook.com/ . Please reach out to us in case there are any questions around this. Also, please use the outlook Id to create a profile on our educator community, using this link: http://www.education.microsoft.com/ in case you are not there already.

Sharing with you details of all the four sessions with you with the links to join the sessions:

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

CLASS NOTEBOOK

Session 1:

TOPIC:     Skype: opening windows to the world

DATE:      ‪08/06/2016

TIME:  ‪    4:00 pm – 5:00 pm IST

PRESENTER:  Meenakshi Uberoi, Founding    Director De Pedagogics & Jyoti Chaba, Co-Founder, De Pedagogics

Webinar Details: This workshop provides ways to use Skype in variety of ways to enhance your teaching and learning experience.

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A Head Teacher’s Response – Find Professional Courage: The White Paper and a Profession in Crisis

The following post originally appeared in the Issue 6 of #TheFeed, and was written by Tom Rees, Head Teacher of Simon De Senlis Primary School.

Find Professional Courage; The White Paper and a Profession in Crisis?

It’s a funny old time in education at the moment; budget cuts and not enough teachers on the one hand yet higher expectations and increased accountability on the other. Every day another headline appears – either announcing the next government policy change or describing the latest union protest as they dig their heels in vehement opposition.Visit the author's original post

Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert – India

Dear All, 
this is to let you know that applications for Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert are now open. Educators who use Microsoft technologies in their class effectively are invited to apply. Here’s a road-map that I’ve made to guide the educators through the process: https://youtu.be/m7DGNY3Mdyg
Those interested, pls go through this, begin preparing and once ready share it with me at depedagogics@outlook.com

Looking forward to interacting with Innovative Educators!


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Ed Tech Sunday 24/04/2016 – Recording

What a session – thank you experts for sharing the ways in which you transform leaning in your classrooms.

Sharing the link to the recording here

Ed Tech Sunday 24/04/2016

and here’s Sonia’s presentation:

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Kindly give us your feedback in the form given below and in the comment box as to how we can make these sessions more meaningful for you
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Ed Tech Sunday 24th April 2016

Here’s the link to this week’s session: https://meet.lync.com/usedumie-experienceoffice/meenakshi/YBRLBP8E

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Dear Educator,

Hope you are doing well. One of the challenges today for schools and educators is keep abreast with the breadth and depth of advancement in technology and use the same to make teaching and learning experiences more effective. To address these challenges, we at De Pedagogics are happy to bring to you

ED TECH SUNDAY

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Microsoft supports The Guardian’s School Leadership and Management Hub

As you may have previously seen on the blog, this year Microsoft has partnered with The Guardian to showcase the stories and success that our technology has helped to achieve in education across the UK. Back in January we highlighted the Microsoft Partner Zone, which features a range of articles from our educator community which explore how Microsoft technology has impacted the way they teach and their students learn.

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Over the past months we have seen pieces from members of the #MIEExpert community, including Tom Rees, Jonathon Bishop, Charlotte Beckhurst and Alex Eeles, as well as some great articles written by freelance journalist Gerald Haigh and an interview with educational researcher and winner of the 2013 TED Prize, Sugata Mitra.

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Stay up-to-date with Microsoft in Education

Keeping up with Microsoft in Education can be tricky. Every month we have experiences and events, device updates, Office 365 development, a wealth of new resources and so much more.

Being an educator means you have infinite demands and limited time, so we at Microsoft have tried to make it as easy as possible for you by producing a monthly e-newsletter. This newsletter will contains the latest and greatest of what we’re doing in education, to make it as simple as possible for you to make the most of what we have to offer.

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Ed Tech Sunday 17th April 2016

Dear Educators,
One of the challenges today for schools and educators is keep abreast with the breadth and depth of advancement in technology and use the same to make teaching and learning experiences more effective.

To address these challenges, we at De Pedagogics are happy to bring to you

‘ED TECH SUNDAY’

a weekly webinar/online meeting to keep you updated with what’s happening in the world of education.

Every Sunday between 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm,

we will bring to you

Microsoft Experts from who’ll share their lesson plans with you
Opportunities and Updates
Training of Cool Tool
Global projects
Special guests/ Experts
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Ed Tech Sunday 10th April 2016

Dear Educators, 
One of the challenges today for schools and educators is keep abreast with the breadth and depth of advancement in technology and use the same to make teaching and learning experiences more effective.

To address these challenges, we at De Pedagogics are happy to bring to you

‘ED TECH SUNDAY’

a weekly webinar/online meeting to keep you updated with what’s happening in the world of education.

Every Sunday between 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm,

we will bring to you 

  • Microsoft Experts from who’ll share their lesson plans with you
  • Opportunities and Updates
  • Training of Cool Tool
  • Global projects
  • Special guests/ Experts

All in one hour!

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Ed Tech Sunday 3rd April 2016

 Sharing the recording of  1st #EdTechSunday  session.

 

We would like to make these sessions amazing learning sessions for all the educators and thus we will appreciate and request you to please leave us a comment box below.

Do join us every Sunday 6:00pm to 7:00 IST


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ED TECH SUNDAY

Dear Educators, 
One of the challenges today for schools and educators is keep abreast with the breadth and depth of advancement in technology and use the same to make teaching and learning experiences more effective.

To address these challenges, we at De Pedagogics are happy to bring to you

‘ED TECH SUNDAY’

a weekly webinar/online meeting to keep you updated with what’s happening in the world of education.

Every Sunday between 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm,

we will bring to you 

  • Microsoft Experts from who’ll share their lesson plans with you
  • Opportunities and Updates
  • Training of Cool Tool
  • Global projects
  • Special guests/ Experts

All in one hour!

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Redefining Learning Conference Oslo

December 3-4, I attended the Flagship Redefining Learning Conference co-hosted with Skjetten primary school and Nesøya school, Norway. Two inspiring days filled with inspiration from international teachers, school leaders, students, Microsoft Managements and Education Team, Microsoft Innovative Expert Educators and Finnish Ministry about technology and learning in the 21 century.
Microsoft Norway Education invited me to speak about the use of Surface and Pen in my design classes at Lister videregående skole. To speak public in a second language is a big challenge for me.Visit the author's original post

Next Round of Microsoft Innovative Education Experts Being Sought

For all educators who like to go above and beyond the call of duty, Microsoft is looking for its next cohorts of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts, MIE Experts. For those of you that don’t know, Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts are given the chance to lead and brand themselves. Microsoft Innovative Educators are part of an exclusive group that are entitled to specials professional development opportunities, webinars and focus groups. Microsoft Innovative Educators are able to test new products, provide feedback and share their expertise globally.… Visit the author's original post

Next Round of Microsoft Innovative Education Experts Being Sought

For all educators who like to go above and beyond the call of duty, Microsoft is looking for its next cohorts of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts, MIE Experts. For those of you that don’t know, Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts are given the chance to lead and brand themselves. Microsoft Innovative Educators are part of an exclusive group that are entitled to specials professional development opportunities, webinars and focus groups. Microsoft Innovative Educators are able to test new products, provide feedback and share their expertise globally.… Visit the author's original post

MIE Expert Weekend & ISTE 2015

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The end of a school year signals excitement for teachers and students primarily because it enables them to rest, rejuvenate and come back to school refreshed and stimulated for another rigorous school year. This particular school year ending was even more special since Microsoft and NCCE sponsored the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert weekend down at Philadelphia, PA at the ISTE 2015 Conference.

MIE Experts were given a chance to meet, collaborate and communicate with other MIE Experts from around the nation and talk shop.… Visit the author's original post

MIE Expert Weekend & ISTE 2015

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The end of a school year signals excitement for teachers and students primarily because it enables them to rest, rejuvenate and come back to school refreshed and stimulated for another rigorous school year. This particular school year ending was even more special since Microsoft and NCCE sponsored the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert weekend down at Philadelphia, PA at the ISTE 2015 Conference.

MIE Experts were given a chance to meet, collaborate and communicate with other MIE Experts from around the nation and talk shop.… Visit the author's original post