Tag: Office Lens

How to make your classroom more accessible.

10 Tips to make your classroom more accessible

Today, Microsoft joins in marking the sixth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day dedicated to raising awareness around accessibility in the digital world. In honor of this day and to help create more inclusive school and classroom environments, the Microsoft Education Team would like to encourage all educators to explore a new Microsoft Educator Community... Read more

Paul Watkins stands before his classroom and students.

3 Time-saving tips from teachers using Office Lens

Any educator with a mobile phone can put Office Lens, a convenient app that acts as a point-and-shoot document scanner, to good use in their classroom. Office Lens can cut paper clutter by digitizing your classroom, help organize your note taking and make it simple to share documents with students and other educators. In that same spirit of collaboration, we’ve asked... Read more

A photograph of MIE Expert Marija Petreska

This MIE Expert puts fun first as her students explore the future of education

Perhaps it was starting her teaching career at just 22 years old that made Marija Petreska the expert she is today. Inaugurated by 8th graders, who saw how much younger she was than their other teachers and expected “something different,” Marija now insists that classrooms should (and can) be fun. It’s a theme that comes up often in her musings about teaching. “They... Read more