In a blogpost in July (http://bit.ly/209ZzSL) we mentioned that Microsoft had announced their Microsoft Virtual Academy online courses for teachers. In South Africa the Microsoft Virtual Academy has a branch called the Microsoft 4Africa Virtual Academy. Victor Ngobeni from Microsoft and Megan Rademeyer from SchoolNet have been holding webinars for teachers once a month on this platform. These webinars cover topics that teachers will love and the recordings can be listened to at any time:
1) Apply to become a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert: The blogpost about this webinar can be accessed at: http://bit.ly/1LTazfC aand the actual webinar recording can be listened to at http://bit.ly/209XM00
Free Microsoft webinar today!
Today’s webinar features the new Microsofft site that will replace the old Microsofft Educator network on 30 October 2014. Do listen in and find out all about this exciting move,
Time: Thursday afternoon 15 October at 3pm – 3:45.
Explanation: “While technology can aid classroom instruction and help improve student learning, it’s the educator who truly enables change. Microsoft’s educator community empowers educators to utilize technology to its full potential and shape a confident future generation ready with 21st century skills. This is a new site following the Microsoft Educator Network. The new site includes opportunity to classroom virtual tours, the ability to view and create content across platforms as well as earning badges for consuming and engaging with content. ”
Presenters: Megan Rademeyer and Victor Ngobeni
The link to join: http://mva.zoom.ms/
Please join us!