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Music and data go together beautifully in my classroom

Data has a place in any classroom, even if you’re teaching music. I have been using Microsoft’s Power BI to visualize data that represents how my students hear pitch intonations, and to show them how accurately they tune their string instruments.

Although it is normally marketed as a business analytics tool, Power BI is available to educators using an Office 365 for Education license. Just like its Office 365 siblings, Power BI provides a canvas and the tools I need for me to be creative, except now I’m working with data.… Visit the author's original post

Going global with learning projects and finding the right tool to help

After more than 11 years of experience, my concept of teaching has changed a lot. When I started in education, I thought teaching meant providing knowledge from textbooks to students. But thanks to working with fellow Microsoft Innovative Educators, I am energized to do more than provide knowledge. Now I want to inspire learning and future-ready skills, right here from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam.

A photograph of Nam Ngo Thanh, an MIE Fellow and Microsoft Teacher Ambassador in Ho Chi Minh City, VietnamDigital collaboration and co-creation is a must-have skill in today’s global economy. To this end, I participate in many projects with other educators around the globe and help develop 21st Century skills for students.… Visit the author's original post

Getting Started with Microsoft Forms

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

New features for Educators in Microsoft Forms!

Teachers use Microsoft Forms to create surveys, registrations, or quizzes. They can quickly create a form or quiz in few minutes, send to students to fill through any devices, and see the results in real time. Listening to millions of users’ voices, and leveraging latest Microsoft technology, we improved Microsoft Forms to be more collaborative and productive, by adding following capabilities:

  • Collaboration: Forms sharing will enable form designers to share forms with other people, or invite others to be the co-owners so that they can work on one form together collaboratively.
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Back to School with Microsoft: Student focused, teacher inspired innovation with Office 365 Education

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.


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Back to School with Microsoft: Student focused, teacher inspired innovation with Office 365 Education

Posted August 18, 2016August 18, 2016 By

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