Tag: Education

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St Barbara’s Parish School uses Teams to overcome distance and streamline STEM learning

At Roxby Downs, in remote South Australia, students at St Barbara’s Parish School are using Microsoft Teams to help design weather stations and work with the Bureau of Meteorology. Naomi Harris works four days a week at nearby Olympic Dam – but on Fridays she teaches digital design, technology and science at St Barbara’s Parish School. Established in 2000, St... Read more

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Deakin drives transparency and equity in teamwork through MS Teams

Associate Professor Bardo Fraunholz teaches a course in project management to a cohort of 280 Deakin University students - 80 of whom participate through Deakin’s cloud campus. The challenge he faced was to ensure all students are fully engaged, equitably treated – no matter their location - and to help them develop the sorts of skills and experience that are prized in... Read more

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Managing engagement on Teams: Intervention or Nudges?

Teams is one of the fastest organically adopted new technologies across universities in Australia, as professional and academic staff have started using it to collaborate with their colleagues and students. This time last year, we described it as "the fastest growing business app in Microsoft history", in use by 1/2 million organisations, and two months ago it was reported... Read more

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Learning demonstrations for educators from EduTECH 2019

Even if you weren't able to make it to EduTECH 2019, we've got you covered with access to all of our educator learning demonstrations from the Microsoft stand, including Mixed Reality, Flipgrid, OneNote, Microsoft Teams, Minecraft: Education Edition and so much more. Tapping into the expert knowledge not only of our Microsoft team, but also our Microsoft Innovator Educator... Read more

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Victoria creates virtual Melbourne in Minecraft, sparks learning transformation

One of the delights of Melbourne is its warren of alleyways and arcades. Victorian educator Stephen Elford wants everyone to help build them all over again – only this time using Minecraft: Education Edition. Elford is the Victorian Department of Education and Training’s (DET) Digital Learning Coach and has led the development of Mini Melbourne – a virtual rendition... Read more

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Microsoft Helpful Resources for Educators

Empowering every educator and student to achieve more with the best Microsoft resources, training and tips for education.   News & Resources From products to devices to training, we’ve got you covered: microsoft.com/education   Want to keep up-to-date with the latest education news? Check out our blog for an inside look at the people, places and... Read more