The research explored the benefits of creating collaborative, interactive lectures using cloud-based technology (Microsoft OneDrive and OneNote) and pen-enabled devices (Surface Pro) in undergraduate / postgraduate university chemistry courses with approximately 380 students.
“Microsoft OneNote and Windows 10 digital ink have been shown to improve pass rates of Chemistry students, as well as improve performance in STEM related fields.” -Dr.
There’s going to be so much happening at the biggest education event in Asia Pacific and the Southern Hemisphere. FutureSchools Expo was an inspiring event and we expect EduTECH to be even bigger and better!
We are thrilled to announce that the 2017-2018 Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) recruitment period is now open! We are currently seeking educators from around the world to join our next class of MIEEs. The self-nomination period opens April 15 and closes July 15. All self-nominations must be received during this period.
How to nominate yourself
The MIE Expert Program is an exclusive program created to recognize global educator visionaries who are using technology to pave the way for their peers in the effective use of technology, for better learning and student outcomes.… Visit the author's original post
Welcome to the first in our series of MIE Spotlights. In this post we feature Lynette Barker, Teacher Librarian / Learning Technology Coordinator at St Therese’s Primary School.
For the past 2 years I have been a part of the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) program. Thanks to the amazing learning opportunities the program has given me, and the confidence that comes with knowledge and skill growth I am extending my Hands Held Out work in 2017.
Recently I have been chatting to my principal Duilio Rufo ( a supportive and visionary leader) about formalising professional development opportunities offered at school, initially for our staff and potentially for colleagues within our area.… Visit the author's original post
Guest post from Dan Bowen Academic Programmes Manager at Microsoft
As a technology company our products and services are evolving at an ever increasing rate. We are seeing the need for roles in analytics, data science, machine learning, cloud architects, artificial intelligence and more. So how can we keep up to date and how can we train students in these emerging technologies?
Microsoft Education is here to help you with your planning needs this year. We’ve got expert teachers standing by to answer your questions or help you maximise your planning for 2017. How can we help you?
We’ll be running Live webinars on our Facebook Page next week to help you prepare for planning the next year to ensure that you hit the ground running for a successful school year.
Facebook Live Webinar Series:
Monday 23rd Jan10am – Setting up for teacher life in 2017
Tuesday 24th Jan4pm (K-6), 8pm (7-12) – Insider tips on integrating ICT general capabilities from the Australian curriculum
Wednesday 25th Jan4pm – Tips & ticks to setting up student collaboration in your classroom
Friday 27th Jan 8:30am – Get students to love your lessons – making learning fun!
One of our Ed.D. professors asked us, “Why do we keep doing things in the same way and then complain that it is not working? Especially when we have research that makes a compelling case for things that do work?”Reading the literature on “teacher resistance,” or listening to similar media reports, might result in the response that teachers are pathological resistors to change. Too often, perception is that it takes a variety of “management” and re-packaging strategies to engage teachers in change.… Visit the author's original post
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