Tag: User Tips

10 Ways to Win with Windows 10 in the Classroom

As teachers are returning to their classrooms, we want to help make this the best year yet! Here are some simple tips and tricks on how the new features in Windows 10 (free to upgrade) save time for teachers and make learning more fun for students. For more extensive training on using Windows 10 in the classroom, check out our Quick Tip videos. Top 10 originally posted on the... Read more

Sway for publishing curriculum resources–helpful updates for teachers in April

When the Office team launched Sway, the newest member of the Microsoft Office family, I wrote about how helpful it would be for teachers and students. The simplest way I can describe Sway is that it lets you publish visually attractive materials, including multimedia elements, that will look good on a PC browser or a student’s smartphone, without you having to know too much... Read more

2015 Microsoft NSW Schools Roadshow – Next Level Learning

Each year we've worked with other partners to run a regional Microsoft NSW schools roadshow right around the state. And it's back again...the team road trip, just in time for winter! Basically, we're running quality, free, relevant and hands-on education technology workshops, which don't happen often. This May and June, Microsoft will be offering hands-on workshops across... Read more

Get support from Microsoft for accessibility questions via the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk

The Microsoft Support team run the “Microsoft Disability Answer Desk” service, and have just announced that it’s now available for Australian customers, to allow you to get telephone support from Microsoft for accessibility questions. This service allows you to call a toll-free number and speak with an expert who can provide support for accessibility questions and... Read more

How to help students remember more

My colleague Travis Smith is an ex-deputy principal, and an enthusiastic pedagogue. His time is spent obsessing about how to enhance teaching and learning with technology, and the ways that it can support deeper learning by students. One challenge is that we need to focus on helping students remember more of what they are taught, and there’s evidence that some of the current... Read more

How OneNote makes a classroom difference

I spent some of this weekend with the Microsoft Expert Educators from Australia and New Zealand, as they gathered together to discuss the future of teaching and learning (to see some of the things they talked about, take a look at their #mseduweekend conversation on Twitter). One of the tools they kept coming back to was OneNote – as a note taking tool, as a learning... Read more