Three South African teachers join 250 global teachers at the Microsoft E2 Teacher exchange in Budapest. Will it be you, next year?

Submitted by Fiona Beal Three of our Microsoft MIEExpert teachers were selected to attend the dazzling Microsoft E2 Global Teacher Exchange in beautiful Budapest this year from March 8th – 10th. Keshma Patel (Micklefield School, Western Cape, Moses Sello Sehoole (Mankuroane Technical and Commercial High, North West Province) and Tracy Heath (Brescia House School, Gauteng) left our shores earlier this month, along with Angela Schaerer from Microsoft,  to attend a conference where they would be ...

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Why not explore Microsoft Math this Easter break?

Grade 10-12 Mathematics can become the most popular subject at school with the right tools for learning! One of those tools that is free and engaging is Microsoft Math. Microsoft Math is a free, online, 24-hour high school learning support service for Grade 10-12 Maths students in South Africa and globally, provided by Microsoft. What is more, it is available on any device at any time of day or night. You’ll find it at  What makes Microsoft Math...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #9: Karen Stadler from Cape Town talks about her use of Skype in the classroom

This is the sixth post in the series “MIEExpert Spotlight for South Africa”. The tab with all the posts can be found at: Today we focus on Karen Stadler who is the Senior Primary Technology Integration Specialist at Elkanah House Senior Primary in Cape Town. She is also a 2016 Microsoft MIEExpert Educator. Karen is well known globally especially for her Travelling Rhino project and her award-winning wiki. In 2015 Karen represented South Africa at the Microsoft Gl...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #8: Linda Foulkes from Cape Town highly recommends using OneNote in the classroom

This is the eigtth post in the series “MIEExpert Spotlight for South Africa”. The tab with all the posts can be found at: Today we focus on Linda Foulkes from Cape Town who is one of our Microsoft #MIEExperts for 2016. She has written about her use of OneNote in the classroom. Linda  was one of four teachers representing South Africa in 2015 in Seattle at the E2 Global Teacher Exchange in Seattle in 2015. Follow her on Twitter at @folklind Linda...

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Do more with Windows 10 in Education – a local webinar from Microsoft Johannesburg on Thurs 10th March 3pm (GMT+2)

We invite you to join Victor Ngobeni (@victorn) who will be hosting Gizem Lislas (@gizemlislas) at a free Microsoft webinar this Thursday 9th March at 3pm. Gizem Lislas is the Windows Consumer Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft South Africa. Victor and Gizem will demo how Windows 10 can help students and educators do great things with: · Better learning outcomes · Affordable devices and solutions · Safety and security Time: Thursday afternoon 10th March 2016: 3pm –...

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Useful Microsoft posts #42

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 #42 View more lists from SchoolNet ...

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Three local Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts heading for Microsoft Global Educator Exchange (E2) in Budapest in March

Out of the current 61 Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts from South Africa and Lesotho, the following three teachers have been selected to attend the Microsoft Educator Exchange (E2) event taking place in Budapest, Hungary in March 2016: Keshma Patel – Micklefield School, Western Cape Moses Sello Sehoole –  Mankuroane Technical and Commercial High, North West Province Tracy Heath – Brescia House School, Gauteng The three teachers have demonstrated a willingn...

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