MIEExpert Spotlight #25: Matthew Hains from South Africa reports back on his recent Microsoft E2 Exchange experience in Toronto, Canada

This is the 25th 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 Matthew Haines. Matthew is an MIEExpert Educator in South Africa, and he was recently selected to attend the E2 Global Exchange in Toronto along with four other South African teachers. Matthew teaches ICT at Crawford College, Sandton. He has been teaching for 16 years. Back row: Freddy Chireka, Justin Harper, Peter De Lis...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #24: Amandla Vinjwa from South Africa reports back on his recent Microsoft E2 experience in Toronto, Canada

This is the 24th 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 Amandla Vinjwa. Amandla is an MIEExpert Educator in South Africa, and he was recently selected to attend the E2 Global Exchange in Toronto along with four other South African teachers. Amandla is a primary school teacher at Sivile Primary School in Cape Town, Western Cape. He has been teaching for 8 years. What is the Microsoft E2...

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Meet the five South African MIEExpert Educators attending the Microsoft E2 Education Exchange in Toronto

The E2 – Education Exchange is Microsoft in Education’s 3-day annual event recognizing and celebrating the achievements of educators who combine content, pedagogy, and technology in exemplary ways to prepare students for success. The aim of the E2 is to encourage educators to be inspired, empowered, and equipped to make transformational changes to classrooms everywhere. The E2 is currently taking place in Toronto Canada.  Five South African MIE Expert educators were selected to attend this e...

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Why not host a digital streaming party for the upcoming Global Exchange E2 live event from Toronto on Wednesday 22nd March?

Microsoft’s E2 – Education Exchange is opening its doors and inviting all educators to join them on March 22, 2017, at 9:00a.m. EDT (this will be 15:00 in South African time). ! This FREE, online event is designed to provide insight into the latest trends in education. You are invited to learn from education thought leaders, innovative educators, and students – to be the change in your school or system and make what’s next! Think about inviting a bunch of educator colleagues and friends over fo...

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View the recording of the free Microsoft webinar ‘Minecraft: Education Edition’ presented by Megan Rademeyer and Angela Schaerer on Weds 15th March

On Wednesday 15th March at 3.30pm that Megan Rademeyer and Angela Schaerer presented a free Microsoft Virtual Academy webinar from the Microsoft Office in Johannesburg on ‘Minecraft Education Edition’. Microsoft was originally developed in 2009 by a Swedish game designer Markus” Notch” Persson, and later fully developed and published by Mojang. It became one of the most popular games in the world. In 2014 Microsoft bought this game and launched an Education in Edition in 2016 as they sa...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #23: Tracy Heath enjoys using OneNote at Brescia House

This is the 23rd 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 Tracy Heath. Tracy is an MIEExpert Edycator in South Africa, and she is the ICT teacher for the Primary School at Brescia House School, a Microsoft Showcase School, in Johannesburg, Gauteng. She has been teaching ICT for more than 13 years. Tracy attends the Global Teacher Exchange in Budapest In 2015 Tracy was one of the three Sou...

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Useful Microsoft in Education posts this week #93

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. The list is embedded below but can also be found at http://bit.ly/2mO8iyR . The link to the back-dated posts is http://bit.ly/1GVLTUZ  ...

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