Category Archives: educational technology

Extra Credits: Tune in to Imagine Cup, July 27, as student developers compete for over $200,000 in prizes

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry highlights the upcoming Imagine Cup, in which more than 50 teams of student developers descend upon the Microsoft campus in Redmond to show their vision for the future and compete for more than $200,000 in prizes.

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Fifteen years ago, when Microsoft first launched Imagine Cup, the premise was simple: create a global innovation competition to inspire the brightest young minds in the world to bring their boldest ideas to life with technology.

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Join educators from around the world as we Hack the Classroom on June 27

On June 27th at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, we will be bringing together educators from around the world to Hack the Classroom.

This year’s Hack the Classroom event will be streaming live from the floor at ISTE, bringing thousands of educators from around the world the latest tips and tricks to empower students to create the world of tomorrow. Join us June 27th, from 5:30pm CDT to 7:30pm CDT, for an exciting, online, live event to help ignite new ideas and show you what’s possible when you bring technology into the classroom.… Visit the author's original post

Learn what’s next with Microsoft Education at ISTE 2017

Microsoft Education at ISTE 2017 | June 25-28, 2017 | San Antonio, TX

 

On May 2nd, the team at Microsoft Education shared its vision for helping empower students of today to create the world of tomorrow. We plan on bringing all that excitement to the ISTE Conference and Expo this year, spread across 140 teacher talks and through a new hands-on interactive experience room at the event. We’ll also have sessions to include those who can’t attend (#notatISTE), along with new developments from Hack the Classroom and the ever-growing worlds of Minecraft: Education Edition.… Visit the author's original post

4 hacks for Word 2016 to save you time authoring documents

If there’s one thing we Microsoft engineers have learned in our dialogue with teachers, it’s that each and every one cares deeply about the success and well-being of their students. Helping give educators back a few precious minutes of their day, spent in one of the most demanding, time consuming, and hectic professions in the world, is the least we can do.

We have four easy tips – or hacks, if you prefer – for Microsoft Word below, and we believe they’ll save you minutes every day during your lesson planning, classroom organization, grading, assignment creation and more. … Visit the author's original post

A spirited teacher reshapes the computer science classroom for 21st-century makers

Doug Bergman believes computer science is changing. In his view, it’s no longer reserved just for students who want to work in technology. Doug knows a basic understanding of computer science will enable his students to solve tomorrow’s problems in just about any career they choose.

That’s why, as the computer science instructor at Porter-Gaud School in Charleston, South Carolina, Doug invites tiny drones, talking robots, augmented reality and other pieces of the future right into the classroom, encouraging his students to become skilled, 21st-century creators.… Visit the author's original post

Educators use predictive analytics to help at-risk students

Data is woven into every aspect of our lives. Though you may not be familiar with the math or algorithms that govern predictive analytics, their impact can nevertheless be seen and felt in education.

What if there were a way to harness this intelligent technology and use it in classrooms? What if data about students’ habits, patterns, and performance could be used to predict which of them are at risk of falling behind their classmates, and to empower teachers to intervene and help prevent that from happening?… 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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Office365 Summit @ Guangzhou, China

Insightful speaking and presenting experience at #Office365Summit held at Guangzhou, China for educators and school leaders from international schools across China, hosted by by @21CLInternational at American International School, Guangzhou, China

Held 3 sessions on:
– Personalised Learning for Diverse Learners using Learning Tools in #OneNote
– Redefine Learning with #Microsoft Classroom in Office 365
– Stay connected with #Yammer

Spoke about ‘Power Up your #PowerPoint’ during conference TeachMeet

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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

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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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 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

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

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
All in one hour!… Visit the author's original post

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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Fundamentals of Deep Learning

Education is at a major turning point. This is a time when the educators have started to question their teaching and learning practices. Questions like ‘Am I able to teach my students the length and depth of the content and the learning taking place is deep learning?’ These deliberations often cross the minds of thoughtful educators. But the big question then arises, ‘what is deep learning and what does it involve?’

Let me begin by defining what is deep learning?

Deep learning involves critical analysis of ideas, linking them to already known concepts, principles and experiences, which lead to personal understanding and long-term retention.Visit the author's original post

Fundamentals of Deep Learning

Education is at a major turning point. This is a time when the educators have started to question their teaching and learning practices. Questions like ‘Am I able to teach my students the length and depth of the content and the learning taking place is deep learning?’ These deliberations often cross the minds of thoughtful educators. But the big question then arises, ‘what is deep learning and what does it involve?’

Let me begin by defining what is deep learning?

Deep learning involves critical analysis of ideas, linking them to already known concepts, principles and experiences, which lead to personal understanding and long-term retention.Visit the author's original post

The Commendable Hour of Code – DPSI, Gurgaon, India

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Hello and welcome to the Wall of Achievement of student of classes 3-5 of DPSI, Gurgaon, INDIA! This is a display of achievement of our students having completed the ‘Hour of Code’ and being a part of this a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Our students participated in ‘Hour of Code’ event during computer science week(8th to 14th December) with great interest in programming and contributed to each other’s learning by working in groups as well as helping other learners.… Visit the author's original post