Unlock skills for the modern workplace using the 5 C’s

By: Mark Chaban Area Director of Education for Microsoft Middle East & Africa I was recently at the BETT Education forum in Abu Dhabi, and top of everyone’s minds was how the business world is changing due to mobile technology. With businesses focusing less on the organisation itself, and more on its people, students preparing for the…

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4 easy ways to create a digital classroom

For many schools, the idea of a completely digital classroom is still just a vision. However, FutureSource estimates half of all K-12 students will have access to a 1:1 device by the next academic year. With this 1:1 computing trend growing in schools, more educators are looking at ways to transform their classrooms into paperless…

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Class Notebooks get even better with new add-in for OneNote

Good teachers are always on the lookout for teaching tools and tricks to save time, stay organised and help them better engage with their students. At Microsoft, we know how important it is to be at the top of your teaching game, and we’re excited to be rolling out the new Office 365 Education experience….

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Make going back to class fun with OneNote

Performing well at school can sometimes be a bit of challenge, but what about for those with learning disabilities like dyslexia? To assist those with learning disabilities, Microsoft is introducing Learning Tools for OneNote – a toolbar designed specifically to improve reading and writing experiences for all students, including for those who experience learning challenges….

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Five apps that make learning easier and more fun

Apps have become an integral part of our lives. We use them across our devices, for work and play – from taking notes and checking flights, to reading books and playing games. So it’s no surprise that apps also play a role in teaching and learning. Not only does interaction with these apps introduce students…

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Celebrating learning without borders through Microsoft’s Skype-a-thon

By Editorial Team Last year we celebrated learning without borders with a Global Education Skype-a-thon which is a 2-day event aimed at connecting classrooms around the world to showcase how technology can be used to enhance the learning experience. In a world that is increasingly becoming economically, politically and culturally fractured, the ability to unite…

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Students brush up their technology skills at Turkey Summer School

Increasing technology awareness among university students is an important first step in giving them the tools they need to be successful in the 21st century. That was our thinking behind hosting the Microsoft Turkey Open Academy Summer School in last year. 100 students got the chance to visit the Microsoft Turkey offices and increase not…

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Teachers do great things with a little help from technology

Renin Canbolat, Windows Commercial Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft Turkey One of the best ways to maintain high educational standards is to ensure that we have high quality teachers in our classrooms – teachers who understand how to use technological tools and training to achieve optimal outcomes. That’s why at Microsoft Turkey we aim to empower…

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How to create a culture of teamwork in the classroom using Office 365, without the drama

By Mostafa El Baradei, Office 365 Product Manager for Microsoft Middle East and Africa’ Increasingly, children from a young age are swiping, poking and punching – on keyboards and computer screens that is. We knew when designing Office 365 and Office 2016 apps that they would be natural tools for the younger generation to learn…

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Make teaching and learning more fun with Windows 10

By: Editorial Team  Teachers are busy people, constantly juggling classes, marking and lesson preparation. Two recent Microsoft education blogs have pinpointed some Windows 10 features and tips that can save teachers time and make learning more fun for students. For example, did you know that you can add an interactive whiteboard or second screen simply…

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