Category: Education Highlights

Building a sustainable future with the Exeter 2025 Minecraft Challenge

Looking for ways to engage your students or community in imagining a more sustainable future?  Here’s an idea: run a design challenge using Minecraft to spark ideas and encourage civic participation. Students in Exeter, a vibrant city in the UK with unique Roman history, are invited to reimagine their city’s future in Minecraft for the Exeter 2025 Minecraft... Read more

“AR/VR/MR technologies help me to bring my lessons to life and the world to my classroom.” – Vineeta Garg, India

March 20, 2019 “AR/VR/MR technologies help me to bring my lessons to life and the world to my classroom.” – Vineeta Garg, India Vineeta GargIT HeadSRDAV Public SchoolDelhi, [email protected]  “AR/VR/MR technologies help me to bring my lessons to life and the world to my classroom.” – Vineeta Garg, India  Vineeta Garg has been... Read more

Talkin’ Chalk; Bec West transforms teacher education one video at a time

Bec West has been a teacher for 16 years, and like most of her peers is an advocate for inclusive learning, and passionate about building strong learning communities. Unlike most of her peers Bec also has about 8,000 people from around the world who subscribe to her YouTube videos where she shares her teaching insights and experiences. While just over half of the subscribers... Read more

“Technology has become a part of education and it should be available to everyone.” – Chad Botha, South Africa

March 13, 2019 “Technology has become a part of education and it should be available to everyone.” – Chad Botha, South Africa Chad BothaTraining FacilitatorCurroJohannesburg, South [email protected]  Access to quality education – and the technology that supports it — can be an issue for students everywhere. MIEE Chad Botha is part of the... Read more

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Empower learners to #MakeWhatsNext with #STEM

To inspire and empower learners around the world–especially young women–to pursue a career in one of the many fascinating STEM fields, we invite you to participate in the next #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet that will take place on Tuesday, March 19th, at 10:00 a.m. PDT (check your time zone here). (Sounds great, but what’s a TweetMeet?) In this global and multilingual... Read more

Adventures With Microsoft AutoPilot On Education Shared Devices (Part 2)

Last week I posted Part 1 of this blog series, exploring how schools can automate the configuration and deployment of their shared devices using Microsoft AutoPilot and Intune. Again, if AutoPilot is new to you, then I encourage you to watch this very short video explaining how it works: Overview: As this blog post will be a little longer (and more technical)... Read more