The first thing you notice about James Burke and Jason Ewert is their boundless passion for hands-on learning. It’s in the way they talk about the eager young minds in their classroom. It’s in the way they can’t help but finish one another’s sentences. It lives in their quest to find new ways of teaching in the real world. “In the 16 years that I’ve been... Read more
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For someone who has been teaching for just seven years, Vicent Gadea’s passionate contributions to education speak to a long, passionate history and the beginnings of a new world for learning. Based in Valencia, Spain, this educator and MIE Expert is also a Microsoft Teacher Ambassador, a Skype Master Teacher, and a Microsoft Master trainer. He has built his classrooms... Read more
Many schools face budget challenges and need affordable technology solutions for both software and hardware. Neverware has created a new solution to help schools utilize their old computers. Neverware’s CloudReady: Office 365 Education Edition is a fast, affordable and secure operating system that allows schools to transform old computers into the high-performing and safe... Read more
Is that a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s our next #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet taking flight! On March 21st at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. PDT, we’ll be LIVE on Twitter from E² with Educator Super Heroes discussing how students can be empowered to #MakeWhatsNext with technology. For this upcoming #MSFTEduChat, we’ll be joined by eight exceptional hosts, live from E² in... Read more
Microsoft Education provides teachers with 21st century tools that offer powerful new ways to engage and inspire students. Windows Ink is just one useful tool to have in hand for students looking to improve creativity, comprehension, and learning outcomes. With Windows Ink, it can spark up to 36 percent increases in favorable STEM outcomes alone. To get you started within... Read more
As Microsoft welcomes 300 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts to the annual Microsoft Education Exchange E², taking place in Toronto, Canada, from March 21 to March 23, we are delighted to invite you to join thousands of educators and view the live, online broadcast on Wednesday, March 22nd! Each year, E² offers unparalleled opportunities for educators to collaborate,... Read more
We all have that one teacher we’ll never forget. Upon talking to Joe Fatheree, you quickly (if not instantly) realize he is that teacher for so many people – past and present. Joe has received many honors across his 28-year career. He won Illinois Teacher of the Year in 2007, was awarded the NEA National Award for Teaching Excellence in 2009, and last year was named as... Read more