Category: Education Highlights

“It is this determination I pass on to all I teach: Failure doesn’t always signify the end – it can be the beginning.” – Elaine Topham, UK

November 13, 2018 “It is this determination I pass on to all I teach: Failure doesn’t always signify the end – it can be the beginning.” – Elaine Topham, UK Elaine TophamSenior Learning TechnologistThe Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher EducationGrimsby, [email protected] The path to becoming a technology educator wasn’t a straight one... Read more

Download the Code Builder Update to Learn Coding in Minecraft

We have launched a new update for Minecraft: Education Edition that makes it easier than ever to learn and teach coding in Minecraft. The update is now available for all users on Windows 10, macOS and iPad. All Windows 10 users will receive an automatic update during the next login. MacOS users will have to reinstall Minecraft: Education Edition to access the updated version.... Read more

“I don’t like to say no to what students want to do — often those crazy ideas can be the start of something that inspires us and actually works.” – Melissa Wrenchey, USA

November 6, 2018 “I don’t like to say no to what students want to do — often those crazy ideas can be the start of something that inspires us and actually works.” – Melissa Wrenchey, USA Melissa WrencheyEducatorNikola Tesla STEM High SchoolRedmond, Washington, [email protected]#engipreneurism Melissa Wrenchey is on a mission to get students excited... Read more

Canterbury College pioneers digital pedagogies, leverages drones and HoloLens

James Jenkins poses an important question for teachers: “If digital technology can make your lesson either more engaging more effective or more efficient why wouldn’t you include it?” Jenkins is a science teacher at Queensland’s Canterbury College, and also head of the school’s digital pedagogy initiative that has him supporting teachers as they... Read more