Let’s look at the ‘Find a lesson’ option on the Microsoft Educator Community – why not join today?

This is the third post in a series on the Microsoft Educator Community. The previous two are: *The NEW Microsoft Educator Community – all you need to know! Why not pay a visit… *A brief overview of the ‘Get Trained’ option in the new Microsoft Educator Communit Today we’ll look at the section called ‘ Find a lesson’. What is the Microsoft Educator Community? You’ll find the Microsoft Educator Community community at: https://www.educatornetwork.com/. This...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #12: Mochudu Machaba from Limpopo talks about Teaching with Technology

This is the twelfth post in the series “MIEExpert Spotlight for South Africa”. The tab with all the posts can be found at: http://bit.ly/1ZYy8Z7. Today we focus on Mochudu Machaba who is a Grade 5 and 6 teacher at Ngwanamago Primary School situated around 25 kilometers from Polokwane in South Africa’s Limpopo province. She is also recognised for being an Educator Community Influencer and Contributor, a Microsoft MIE Trainer and a Microsoft Master Trainer. More about Mochudu Machaba Mochu...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #11: Kathryn Riva from Cape Town talks about her use of Sway & other applications for a classroom project

This is a guest post from Kathryn Riva, a MIEExpert from Micklefield Primary in Cape Town. Kathryn Used Sway and other applications in a project with her Grade 7s this year. Follow Kathryn on Twitter @kathriva  “The Grade 7s are required to do a project in the first term in which they have to… Draw a sketch map(s) of own area Include symbols, key and scale Record own observations of land use and kinds of vegetation  Show four cardinal compass directions I decided to make this...

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4Africa Virtual Academy webinar #5: Free local Microsoft webinar on ‘Minecraft’ on Tuesday 19th April at 3pm (GMT+2). Please join us!

The free Microsoft webinar scheduled for TOMORROW, Tuesday 19th April, features the gamification application teachers and students all over the world are talking about – Minecraft! Time: Tuesday afternoon 19 April at 3pm – 3:45pm. Presenter: Megan Rademeyer and Victor Ngobeni Topic:Minecraft Explanation: “Minecraft is a computer game that uses virtual building blocks to create opportunities for creative problem-solving. More than a million people are playing Minecraft at any one ...

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Reflections on the E2 Educator Exchange in Budapest, Hungary, by Keshma Patel, a MIEExpert from South Africa

This is a report back on the Microsoft Educator Exchange E2 event in Budapest from one of our South African MIEExperts, Keshma Patel. Keshma is a teacher at Micklefield Primary in Cape Town “What an honour it was to be selected as one of three South Africans to attend this year’s Microsoft E2 Global Exchange conference in Budapest, Hungary! Besides Budapest being a beautiful city rich in culture and history we had plenty to learn and even more people to meet. Some of my highlight...

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Help the Brescia Microsoft Student Ambassadors promote a dinner to help promote girls finding a career in IT…

Are you coming to CuriosITy? Wondering what it is all about? We;;…tThere is a fantastic dinner coming up on the 25th May with a great speaker – and all for a good cause. By purchasing a ticket and attending the event you also sponsor 2 Grade 11 girls from broader Johannesburg doing Information Technology or Computer Applications Technology to attend and be inspired by Lori Milner, a modern corporate woman. Please help the Brescia House student ambassadors inspire a new generation of women wa...

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‘Learnings and Memories from the E2 Educator Exchange- Hack the Classroom, in Budapest, Hungary’ by Tracy Heath, a MIEExpert from South Africa

This is a report back on the Microsoft Educator Exchange E2 event in Budapest from one of our South African MIEExperts Tracy Heath. Tracy is a teacher at Brescia House in Johannesburg “Being selected to go to Budapest was like waking up in a dream and living it! The most exciting memory for me is how excited all the teachers were about what they do. Teaching for these teachers is a passion and the passion for their kids was infectious and inspiring! Everyone was thrilled to be included in the E...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #10: Bruce Eyles from Johannesburg talks about his use of Sway in the classroom

This is a guest post from Bruce Eyles, a MIEExpert from St David’s Mrist in Johannesburg. Bruce teaches English and RE to Grade 7s and he is head of Life Skills in the Senior Prep. He teaches Life Skills to Grade 6. Apart from that he spends a lot of time coaching sport. In this post Bruce shares the different ways that he uses Sway in the classroom.  Although we have 1:1 devices in the classes that I teach, the students unfortunately 😢 do not use Microsoft devices. In its wisdom our IT...

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