Submitted by Fiona Beal
In around October 2015 Microsoft moved the Microsoft Educator Network to its new destination now called the Microsoft Educator Community. Have you perhaps visited the new site and joined?
What is the new site about?
This new site is a central destination where you’ll have access to over 1.5 million educators around the world, a fresh selection of professional development courses and resources, thousands of inspiring lesson plans, and access to live lessons and virtual fi...Read more
Microsoft says, “Education can change the world. At Microsoft, we believe that education is the single most important investment in the future of individuals, communities, nations, and the world – that it is vital to sustainable social and economic success. It is also a fundamental human right. But the reality is that education globally faces a crisis; a crisis of resources, time, and support.”
To this effect Microsoft is continually bringing new ideas to teachers in a myriad of ways. One ...Read more
This is a post about Mokhudu Machaba one of South Africa’s 2015 MiE Experts. Mokhudu recently wrote a blog post on our SchoolNet blog about One Note suggesting it could be great to use with project-based learning. Mokhudu’s blog can be found at:
http://projectbasedteaching.wordpress.com In this post we highlight Mockudu’s achievement in receiving the Microsoft Innovative Educator Trainer Certificate from Microsoft.
Congratulations! You have successfully completed the MIE Train...Read more
This is another guest post from Linda Foulkes one of South Africa’s Microsoft MiE Experts for 2015. Linda presented this Offix Mix recvently on a Skype call with Nigeria. Linda has placed this post and this mix on her own blog and and has kindly shared it with us as a guest post on the SchoolNet blog. Linda’s blog can be found at: https://folklind.wordpress.com. Last week we shared Linda’’s post about her Skype call with Nigeria. You can access that post here.
The above Mix is a walk-tho...Read more
Submitted by Megan Rademeyer
Applications to become a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert have now closed and the process of selecting teachers to attend the Microsoft in Education Global Forum taking place in Redmond, USA in April 2015 is underway. We were thrilled by the calibre of teachers who applied and were impressed by the more than 50 new Learning Activities that were uploaded to the Microsoft Educator Network.
Thank you to all the teachers who shared their lesson ideas with an internation...Read more
Submitted by Megan Rademeyer
The entries for the Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert were meant to close on 15 Oct – but we are still accepting entries submitted up to 24 Oct. Teachers can look at the 2014 South Africa and Lesotho Microsoft Innovative Educator Program for more information and to fill out the online entry form. http://www.pil-network.com/Discussion/488ae828-fa68-4ef5-83a0-faa249c866c4
This discussion also includes documents showing you how to upload a learning activity or how to...Read more
The Partners in Learning Network has recently been renamed to the Microsoft Educators’ Network. With this renaming there were some changes made to the network. Look at what is available to teachers on the Microsoft Educators’ Network by viewing this SlideShare.
Microsoft Educators Network presentation 2014 from Schoolnet SA