Useful Microsoft posts #41

The Internet is currently full of posts about using Microsoft products effectively in the classroom. Here are a number of them from this past week: Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week #41 View more lists from SchoolNetSA ...

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How teachers around South Africa are using Microsoft’s newer ICT tools in the classroom

Submitted by Fiona Beal Today I am giving a presentation at a school on how teachers around South Africa are using the newer Microsoft ICT tools in their classrooms and I thought I would upload it to Microsoft’s OneDrive and share it in case anyone from the talk wishes to look up some of the links. I am embedding the PowerPoint from OneDrive here as well. One Drive is a great tool for sharing Microsoft documents online.  .This is an embedded Microsoft Office presentation, powered by Office ...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #7: ‘How I use Microsoft’s Office Mix to teach Mathematics’ – a guest post from Mabore Lekalakala, a MIEExpert from South Africa

This is the seventh 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 Mabore Lekalaka from Limpopo who is one of our Microsofts #MIEExperts for 2016. She has written a guest post showing her use of Office Mix in the classroom. Mabore is a keen user of Office Mix and she shares how she uses it for teaching Mathematics. Mabore was one of four teachers representing South Africa in 2015 ...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #6: Phuti Ragophala, Principal of Pula Madibogo Primary School in Limpopo shares on her use of Sway

This is the sixth 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 Phuti Ragophala, the principal of Pula Madibogo Primary School in Limpopo. Phuti is in her third year of being selected as one of South Africa’s Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts. Last year she was selected to attend the Global Forum in Dubai to interact, share with and learn from innovative teachers from other cou...

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Use PowerPoint online to display and even embed your students creative writing…

Submitted by Fiona Beal One Drive is a free Microsoft application that gives you free access to a range of Microsoft Office products. Have you registered for One Drive? https://onedrive.live.com You’ll receive 5GB of free storage. I discovered recently that it is a great way to display students’ stories (or whaever else) that are written in PowerPoint,  online by uploading them to PowerPoint online in Microsoft. I tried this out with a Grade 2 class.  There is a wonderful Literacy...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #5: Three MIEExpert teachers selected to attend The Microsoft Global E2 Teacher Exchange in Budapest in March…

SchoolNet SA would like to congratulate the three South African and Lesotho Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts for 2015/2016 who have been selected to attend the Microsoft Global E2 Teacher Exchange in Budapest next month. They will join and network with 300 MIEExperts from around the world at this exciting event. These Global Exchanges are life-changing events. Last year we featured guest blogposts of these events from two of our MIEExperts: ‘My dream came true at E2’ – a report back ...

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Microsoft Trainer Validation Workshops run in South Africa and Kenya

Submitted by Megan Rademeyer There are a number of great new Microsoft tools including Sway, Office Mix and OneNote Class Notebook as well as online Microsoft courses including Teaching with Technology and 21st Century Learning Design. Many of these tools and courses are available through the Microsoft Educator Community at no cost to teachers. The intention of the Microsoft Trainer Validation Workshops, which were held in Johannesburg in November 2015 and Nairobi, Kenya in December 2015, were to s...

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Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week #38

The Internet is currently full of posts about using Microsoft products effectively in the classroom. Here are a number of them from this past week: Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week #38 View more lists from SchoolNet Why not join the Microsoft Educator Community (free) and connect and collaborate with teachers and ideas for the classroom around the world: https://education.microsoft.com/  ...

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