Category Archives: O365

Teach and tell amazing stories with Sway

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5 ways to use Sway in the classroom

We live in a highly interactive, collaborative and digital world full of colour and life. Student classrooms today need educators ready to design and present memorable, digital, multimedia-learning activities. Sway – from Microsoft and part of Office Online – is an ideal way to engage students and bring education to life in new and exciting ways.

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Cool Ideas to get started with Office 365 in your classroom

Guest post by Trent Ray, Microsoft Teacher Ambassador and Expert Educator!

Anytime, anywhere access to resources and tools for learning is an essential element for today’s online learning environments. Thanks to the cloud (and some clever technical engineers) digital tools are enabling seamless connections between teachers and learners and transforming the what, when, how and where we work. In this post, I will share some of the productivity elements of Office 365 classroom that have helped make my teaching life easier!… Visit the author's original post

Registered Professional Learning Workshops in the Sydney Microsoft Store

Looking for some registered professional learning on integrating Microsoft technologies into your classroom over the summer break? Want to take your Office 365, OneNote and Sway skills to the next level and ensure you get registered professional learning hours before you go back to school in term one? During the summer vacation, Microsoft will be offering free BOSTES registered professional learning workshops at the new Microsoft Store in Pitt St Mall, Sydney.

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Next Level Learning – Reflections from Queensland

A guest post from Matthew Jorgensen, Coomera Anglican College Throughout November 2015, Microsoft provided a series of workshops for teachers and IT staff in Brisbane, Sydney, Gold Coast, Melbourne & Adelaide called the Next Level Learning Roadshow...(read more)Visit the author's original post

FREE professional learning workshops coming to a city near you!

Be inspired by new ways of learning with the latest technologies and leave confident to try something new at your school!

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NSW Primary school uses Onenote, Mix and Sway to spur collaborative learning!

Year 5 students from Barnier Public School exceed industry test benchmarks after using new forms of teacher–teacher, teacher–student, and student–student collaboration – and a mix of old and new apps. Find out more!

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Office Lens – A scanner and image corrector for your phone

Guest post by Matthew O'Brien, secondary school educator at Brisbane Boys' College I think I may have been living under a rock, but at the E 2 conference in Seattle in May I saw the Office Lens app demonstrated by one of the presenters. Simply, this...(read more)Visit the author's original post

Virtual Lab helps take Year 12 Science to the Next Level

The teachers at Ormiston College in Queensland have created a virtual science lab using Mosaic and Office365 to help Year 12 students run real life chemistry experiments in a safe and collaborative environment

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Virtual Lab helps take Year 12 Science to the Next Level

The teachers at Ormiston College in Queensland have created a virtual science lab using Mosaic and Office365 to help Year 12 students run real life chemistry experiments in a safe and collaborative environment

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2 Scenarios for using Office 365 to engage with learners

Wondering how Office 365 can enhance classroom practice? Office 365 has great potential to open collaborative and personalised learning practices. Below are two use case scenarios that show how Office 365 can enhance for Assessment and Feedback, and Student ePortfolio strategies in the classroom.

These use case scenarios lead you through the process step-by-step, showing you exactly how to ensure success.

Using Office Online for Assessment and Feedback

Sibusiso Morena, the Chemistry teacher, is going to set his Grade 9 Chemistry class a piece of assessed work using the school’s Office 365 platform.… Visit the author's original post

Mosaic: Your classroom in the cloud, today!

 

Office 365 Sites are a fantastic way to encourage collaboration and to work more efficiently and creatively in your classroom. If you’re an Office 365 user, you’re probably looking for a quick workflow to make your site into a space students want to visit. Mosaic is just for you.

Mosaic Live Tiles is a free app, included with pre-configured templates: Learning Spaces, Teacher Portal and Student Portal. These templates are ready to use, or can be easily tailored to unique needs by utilising LiveTiles Mosaic's very simple 'drag and drop' functionality allowing you to to create your own dynamic sites in minutes.… Visit the author's original post

Vijf topbloggers van Femme verbeteren hun samenwerking

Bloggen wordt steeds populairder en vooral het lezen van beauty en fashionblogs is vandaag de dag niet meer weg te denken uit de dagelijkse routine van duizenden jonge vrouwen. De vijf Nederlandse topbloggers zijn begonnen met Femme: een lifestyle-YouTubekanaal voor vrouwen. Jiami, Charlotte, Sharon, Mascha en Manon posten op dit YouTube-kanaal elke doordeweekse dag een nieuwe video. De thema’s variëren van beauty, fashion en lifestyle tot food, gezondheid, entertainment en lifehacking. Kortom, eigenlijk alles wat leuk en handig is voor jonge dames  komt aan bod.… Visit the author's original post