Tag: MIE

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A latecomer to teaching, she’s now leading the charge in Hack the Classroom

“You have a gift, a talent, a skill that the world needs – be fearless and share it with the world,” she says. “Things will change in your life – don’t let change scare you. Use your love of learning to work through any and every challenge.” Tammy Dunbar’s advice is meant to accompany students as they leave her California classroom, but it feels appropriate... Read more

Save the date for our next Tweetmeet on October 17.

Making inclusive and accessible classrooms for students: Learn from the #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on Oct. 17th

With more educators and students relying on technology to support them in their everyday lives, careers and aspirations, we have a great opportunity to build tools and techniques that work for every person. After all, unlike outdated buildings that require renovation to introduce ramps or elevators, modern teaching doesn't predate current understanding of accessibility and... Read more

5 Ways to Assess in OneNote

5 Ways to assess your students in OneNote

It’s reporting time in Australia. It’s a period marked by late nights, long weekends and extraneous amounts of coffee. No teacher likes this time of term. When I first started teaching, I remember dragging home my box of assessments to mark. Not great on the back. The great news for teachers now is that conducting assessments with the help of OneNote can save your back... Read more

The next wave of Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts gathers for a group photograph.

Announcing the new 2017-2018 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts and Showcase Schools

At Microsoft, we recognize that technology alone cannot develop the 21st century skills students require. We are inspired, every day, by the impact amazing educators and thoughtful leaders are making on innovative teaching, all leading to improved student outcomes. We are heartened when our Microsoft Educators and Showcase Schools help support and transform others across the... Read more

An educator taking notes on her Surface device.

Get ready to become a Surface Classroom Champion

Technology can save time and open classrooms to the creative potential of computer science, but it works best in partnership with educators. In our ongoing mission to empower students of today to create the world of tomorrow, the Surface team at Microsoft is happy to share our latest investment in the Microsoft Innovative Educator community through the MIE Surface Experts... Read more

An educator smiling in front of his colleagues.

Attend a 1 or 2-day MIE Teacher Academy for free this summer across the U.S.

Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Trainers are leading fun, professional development sessions this summer and they’re coming to a city near you. Join us for these BYOD workshops showcasing Microsoft’s hottest tools and resources for K-12 teachers, built to empower students to achieve more. Choose from a 1-day MIE Teacher Academy for classroom teachers, or a 2-day MIE... Read more