Tag: 21st Century Learning

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Improving student outcomes, OneNote at a time

OneNote Class Notebooks—and the teaching and learning style they facilitate—have led to significant improvements in attitude and outcomes for my students. I teach English Language and Literature to 13- to 18-year-olds of mixed ability at an independent boarding school in the U.K. Over the last three years, OneNote has become the central plank of teaching and learning in... Read more

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How Immersive Reader filled the gaps in a rural high school in Senegal

Hello, fellow educators! I’m Ibrahima Diagne, an English teacher and MIE Expert at Medina Yoro Foulah High School in Senegal. I’ve been an educator for four years now, but it was only a few months ago that I discovered the power of OneNote, and particularly the Immersive Reader feature, to inspire my classroom. Both students and educators at Medina Yoro Foulah face a... Read more

“Kids learn when they are ready to learn.” – Subash Chandar K, New Zealand

Subash Chandar K Curriculum Leader of Mathematics & Statistics Ormiston Senior College Auckland, New Zealand @elsubash Like all Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts, Subash Chandar K is comfortable taking risks in his classroom. From using augmented reality (AR)  to building and deploying robots, this creative educator likes to push boundaries. But one of the most... Read more

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Changemaker Series: To see Skype’s impact on students, a head of state visits the classroom virtually

Skype in the Classroom is changing the way today’s students access knowledge. Teachers are using it to expand their classroom walls and bring the world within reach of their students. One such teacher is Natajlia Budinski, who uses Skype in her class in Serbia almost daily. Having seen the power of Skype connections and its impact on her students’ learning first hand,... Read more

Wakelet integration with OneNote 🌊💜: from Teacher tweet to reality less than in a week

The Microsoft Education team is always listening intently to educator feedback, whether in schools, at conferences, or online.  Recently, we’ve been hearing rumblings in the education world about an amazing app called Wakelet, which allows people to quickly and easily save, organize and share content from across the web.   Last week, we saw a tweet from MIEExpert... Read more

Analytics are helping educators see the whole learner like never before

Data and Education Transformation Schools and education systems globally share a single goal with Microsoft, to empower every learner on the planet to achieve more. We know that access to actionable insights is critical to navigate improvement. Data is the New Oil Michael Palmer said, “data is just like crude oil. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be... Read more