Remind your Grade 10-12 Maths students to register for Microsoft Math – free, 24h and online!

Get free access to quality Maths Grade 10-12 learning content 24/7 on any device. Register at https://math.microsoft.com. This service known as Microsoft Math has been in South Africa since 2008. It was formerly known as Nokia Math. Microsoft Math makes the learning experience personal, engaging and exciting. Students can do math exercises, read theory, learn from examples, and take tests. Microsoft Math adds a social dimension to education, making it possible to collaborate and compete with other s...

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Congratulations to the new Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts 2016 from South Africa – details below

  SchoolNet SA would like to congratulate the South African and Lesotho Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts who have been selected to be part of this programme for 2015-2016. This year we have a total of 61 MIEs – 46 new MIEs as well as 15 MIEs who were selected in 2014 who have opted to remain in the programme. During the course of the year, all Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts will have an opportunity to: · test new Microsoft products whilst they are in beta form; · participate in ...

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Think about entering the 2016 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship for students between the ages of 13 and 22

In its 14th year currently, the 2015 Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship (MOSWC) attracted 600,000 unique candidates who competed to demonstrate their mastery of Microsoft Office products. 145 student finalists from 47 countries participated in the final round of competition. “More than 1.2 billion people use Office worldwide, and these students have taken the time to set themselves apart as the best of the best,” said Alison Cunard, general manager of Learning Experiences at Micros...

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Microsoft Snip – you need to try this! Snip, annotate, add voice and share!

Submitted by Fiona Beal Have you heard of Microsoft Snip? Snip is a standalone app that lets you add your voice and doodles to screen grabs. Let me tell you about it and then show you how we use it in the classroom. More about Snip Microsoft Snip, available in beta now, allows Windows users to capture screenshots and then annotate on them and record audio over the top. It can turn an ordinary screenshot into a screen tutorial, or you can just share your thoughts about a document or image over the web. ...

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Have you tried using Microsoft’s OneDrive in your classroom? Free online storage and also a collaborative space…

Perhaps your school doesn’t use Microsoft Office 365 but you would like to have access to a cloud system that uses Microsoft so that you and your students can access and work on documents at home? This is where the free application Microsoft One Drive comes in. OneDrive is advertised as ‘One place for everything in your life’. What is OneDrive? Microsoft OneDrive is a online cloud system that you can join with a Microsoft account and immediately be allowed 5GB of free storage. Once there you’ll...

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Are your students registered for the free Microsoft Math online revision program?

Microsoft Math is a free, online space where Grade 10-12 Mathematics students can improve their Maths in their own time. It has been adapted to our South African curriculum and can be accessed at. https://math.microsoft.com. This is a space where our South African Mathematics learners can practice, learn. collaborate and compete with one another using their smart phones after school hours.  They can also use the program on a tablet or a laptop/desktop. Watch this 3 minute YouTube video entitled ...

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