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Never mind budget, imagination is all you need! 

Which lessons do you remember from your time at school? How about the one where you made a rocket out of a plastic bottle? Or the one where you used crayons and paper to reveal the patterns on tree bark? What about the one where you walked along your local river, measuring pebbles for erosion...

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OneNote allows us to run like a well-oiled machine 

I am yet to meet a teacher that doesn’t like a short cut, or, to put it better, reduced workload! Modern teaching is just so busy, and I find nothing more satisfying than finding a method that allows me to be more efficient in my work. 9 time out of 10, this improved efficiency is...

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Paint 3D: A tool for teaching science 

Paint 3D is a wonderful new tool that comes installed with the Windows 10 creators update. It has all the simplicity of the original Paint but enables you to easily create in 3D. You can draw, colour, and stamp stickers in 3D. You can texture your 3D object and turn it from wood to marble....

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Flipping the meeting with OneNote 

Some meetings seem to go on forever and then there’s even meetings about meetings! But have you ever stopped to think about the effectiveness of your meetings and if you’re getting the very best out of your staff in them? You only have to look around your next senior leadership or middle leaders meeting and...

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Microsoft Teams is a game changer when Mother Nature strikes 

On Wednesday the 28th of April 2018, the Scottish Government issued its first ever RED weather warning leaving many authorities across the country with no option but to close their schools. Now, I am certain many primary aged children were filled with joy, I know my own children were! In contrast many secondary school teachers...

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How to use technology effectively in the classroom 

There’s no doubt that technology is changing the way we work but how can you use technology to its full potential in the classroom to help your students work smarter and prepare them for the future workplace. We caught up with some of our Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts to see how they’re using technology to...

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