MIEExpert Spotlight #15: Karen Stadler talks about her recent participation in a 24-hour global Skype marathon

This is the fifteenth 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 again on Karen Stadler, our South African Skype guru, 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 repres...

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Brescia House announces a free ‘Redefining Learning’ TeachMeet on 9th June. Please join in…

Brescia House School in Johannesburg is having another one of it’s wonderful TeachMeets on Thursday 9th June at 3pm. Please visit their website at http://www.brescia.co.za/teachmeets-2016 to register. This is an opportunity for teachers, librarians, coordinators, heads & IT managers interested in innovation in teaching & learning to learn and share classroom ideas. ...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #14: Chipa Maimela talks about the importance of ICT in taking science content to under-resourced schools

This is the fourteenth 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 Chipa Maimela from Johannesburg who is one of our Microsoft’s #MIEExperts for 2016. Chipa was a high school Science teacher in Limpopo before he was appointed to Wits as an Educational Developer. He lectures in instructional design using ICT technology and he trains the academic staff on eLearning. He has his own ...

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4Africa Virtual Academy webinar #6: ‘Collaboration with OneNote Class Notebook’ on 19th May. Please join us

We invite you to join Megan Rademeyer and Victor Ngobeni who will be presenting a free Microsoft webinar this Thursday 19th May at 3pm. It is entitled ‘Çollaboration with OneNote Class Notebook’. Time: Thursday afternoon 19 May at 3pm – 3:45pm. Presenters: Megan Rademeyer and Victor Ngobeni Topic: Çollaboration with OneNote Class Notebook Link to join: http://mva.zoom.ms/ Explanation OneNote Class Notebook makes it easier for students to collaborate. We know that Microsoft OneNote is a...

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MIEExpert Spotlight #13: Mabore Lekalakala speaks on using the Microsoft Educator Community to access professional development

This is the thirteenth 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 again on Mabore Lekalaka from Limpopo who is one of our Microsoft’s #MIEExperts for 2016. More about Mabore Mabore Lekalakala, a Mathematics and Computer Literacy teacher at Toronto Primary School in Limpopo Province, South Africa is passionate about using technology in the classroom on a daily basis. She says, “My passion...

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A second report back from MIE Tracy Heath on the Microsoft E2 Educator Exchange that took place in Hungary in March 2016

We featured Tracy Heath’s first report-back on the amazing Microsoft E2 Teacher Exchange that took place in Hungary in April in a post entitled ‘Learnings and Memories from the E2 Educator Exchange – Hack the Classroom, in Budapest, Hungary’ by Tracy Heath, a MIEExpert from South Africa’ However Tracy has so much to share that she has submitted a follow-up post entitled ‘The Gobal E2 Exchange – a time of unending learning’.  Tracy is a teache...

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