If you haven’t’ looked at Microsoft Forms lately, you really need to check it out. Microsoft has add a lot of new features and optimization to make forms one of the best free assessment tools a teacher can use. Forms is super easy to get started using, especially if you have used Google Forms. In fact, the layout makes you feel right at home if you are a Google forms user. Now you might ask, “Why would i use Microsoft forms instead of Google forms?” That’s actually a pretty good question. … Visit the author's original post
Microsoft Classroom is a free service for managing all classes and assignment workflows for teachers and students, which is available in Office 365 Education. In addition to the web service built into Office 365 Education, there are also iOs and Android apps for your students to get easy access from any of their devices.
Lumagate, one of our Microsoft Education Partners in Norway has written a brilliant guide to deploying Microsoft Classroom (in both English and Norwegian). I know that many Australian customers will find this guide handy, as it steps through every single part of the process to install Microsoft Classroom into your Office 365 Education tenant.… Visit the author's original post
The next post in our BETT 2017 partner series comes to us from SalamanderSoft, who focus on integration services – helping Schools use the data they already have to provision, maintain and manage Active Directory, Office 365, SharePoint, and Exchange.
Find SalamanderSoft in the Microsoft Partner Campus at BETT 2017 (stand C300).
Getting on with teaching and learning in Office 365, with SalamanderSoft
Innovations within Microsoft’s cloud platform in 2016 and coming in 2017 have given schools and colleges an opportunity to deliver richer teaching and learning experiences, while reducing costs and complexity.… Visit the author's original post
The Microsoft Partner Campus is an outward expression of the strong practical and creative two-way bond which exists between Microsoft and their partners, who are regarded as contributors to development as well as the ‘sharp end’ deliverers of solutions.
This year 21 partners, summarised below, have stands in the Campus, and in addition, a number of partners will contribute as speakers in the Campus Theatre.… Visit the author's original post
The following is a guest post written by Gerald Haigh. Here he reports on a Lancashire secondary school that is living up to its Microsoft Showcase School status by piloting, for proof of concept, Microsoft School Data Sync (SDS) and Teacher Dashboard for Microsoft Office 365.
Supported by two Microsoft partner businesses, the school demonstrates that SDS makes it possible to populate classroom applications – in this case Microsoft OneNote Class Notebook, and Teacher Dashboard from Axis12 — automatically and quickly with details of pupils, classes and groups held in the school management system.… Visit the author's original post
Every Monday we’ll take a look at an example of the content that can be found on the Microsoft Educator Community. Anyone familiar with the MEC will be aware of the broad range of lesson plans, quick tip videos, teacher CPD courses and discussion topics available, so this series of blogs will should offer something for everyone, regardless of how prominent a role technology plays in your classroom, and indeed how much time you are able to spend on development.… Visit the author's original post
The following originally appeared on the Official Microsoft Blog last week, and provides further detail on a number of new Education features for the new school year that can be found across a variety of Microsoft technologies available to educators and students.
Back to School with Microsoft: Student focused, teacher inspired innovation with Office 365 Education
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Microsoft is “All In” for Education. Today, we’re highlighting some exciting new features of Office 365 Education for the upcoming school year – Microsoft Classroom, School Data Sync, Microsoft Forms, OneNote ink and Learning Tools.… Visit the author's original post