Category: Digital Education Innovation

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Modern methodologies for classroom IT management: How to deploy school technology that works for everyone

Today’s post was brought to you by the Microsoft Education Partner Advisory Council. To learn more, catch up on previous entries in this series: How to protect school data and uphold access policies Better learning for everyone with secure, connected devices.    Sometimes it's hard to fit everyday short-term technology project requests into a... Read more

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How an assessment tool can help you teach 21st century skills

It takes a lot of courage to shift from traditional teacher-led training to flipped classrooms with deep, personalized learning paths. When adding the challenge of teaching 21st century skills to your pure subject knowledge, you need time and effort initially to re-configure your safe and familiar lesson plans. However, those who have tried it say there’s no going... Read more

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3 ways augmented reality opens new worlds for students

With the rapid development of science and technology, the tools, contents and methods of the education industry are facing huge challenges. To improve education quality, educators need to keep up with new technologies, acquire new skills and adapt content and methods to keep pace with the times. By integrating new technologies such as augmented reality, educators can gain... Read more

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Modern methodologies for classroom IT management: Better learning for everyone with secure, connected devices

Today’s post was brought to you by the Microsoft Education Partner Advisory Council After establishing your IT foundation and long-term plan (see: How to protect school data and uphold access policies), you’ll need to select your organization’s devices and find effective ways to manage them. Carefully controlling network access from non-school-owned personal... Read more

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Modern methodologies for classroom IT management: How to protect school data and uphold access policies

Today’s post was brought to you by the Microsoft Education Partner Advisory Council   Modern ways to set up and manage classroom technology   Welcome to the Modern Methodologies for Classroom IT Management blog series from Microsoft Education. This is the first in a five-part set of posts examining best practices for purchasing, deploying and managing school... Read more

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10 great education tools I got to know at ISTE 2017

I had the privilege of attending the ISTE 2017 (International Society for Technology in Education) conference in San Antonio, Texas, from June 25 - 28. Though it had been many years since I last visited such a conference, the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Travel Program helped me be there in person, for an event that I’d describe with two words: overwhelmingly... Read more