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Extending The Reach of Excellent Teachers Infographic

Why does every child need consistent access to excellent teachers, and how can we, today, extend the reach of the excellent teachers our nation already has? This infographic illustrates four ways school can use job redesign and technology to put … Continue reading

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“One of the greatest tools available is BrainPOP, an animated video resource that covers all subjects, all areas, and all grade levels. In short, 6 minute videos, students are able to get great instruction on any topic.” – Adina Popa, USA

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“Innovation rules the future. The advancements in technology have changed the lifestyle of every individual.” – Meka Ramakrishna Sayee, India

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From Teachers, for Teachers: The Innteach Blog Celebrates an Anniversary

One year ago – April 3rd, 2013 – the Innteach (originally titled “Teachnology”) blog was born from the shared vision of three educators who met at the 2013 Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Prague. The vision was to help other … Continue reading

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Teach It Forward

Discover the impact inspiring teachers had on three working professionals, and how their educational experience shaped who they’ve become today.

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The Microsoft Innovative Schools Pitch Competition: Funding Transformative Ideas in Education

If you have been following along with our coverage of the Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Barcelona, you may have already read about The Microsoft Innovative Schools Pitch Competition.  This competition was the first challenge of its kind at the … Continue reading

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Teachers The Happiest Profession on the Planet

Having just returned from an exciting week at the Microsoft in Education Global Forum, where we celebrated educators and school leaders from around the world, it seems like the perfect time to share this infographic. Explore more infographics like this … Continue reading

The Month in Review

A Celebration of Innovation in Action: A Look Back at the 2014 Global Forum

I have often said that education has the power to transform the world. After the incredible week we had at the 2014 Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Barcelona, I know this adage could not be more true. Over 1,100 … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 2014 Microsoft in Education Global Forum

Welcome to the biggest week in education! Today is the first day of the 2014 Microsoft in Education Global Forum in Barcelona. Over 1,000 of the most innovative and committed educators, school leaders and government officials from nearly 100 countries … Continue reading

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Expert Educator Infographic

We are less than two weeks away from the Microsoft in Education Global Forum! The Global Forum is one of my favorite weeks of the year because we recognize and celebrate the achievements of the world’s most innovative school leaders … Continue reading

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“Teachers, as the gatekeepers of the classroom, are the ones that will enable … digital technology to have a positive effect on teaching, learning, student engagement and ultimately learning outcomes.” – Terry Byers, Australia

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“The greatest gift we can cultivate in students is their curiosity—our challenge is to make sure children stay curious and feel empowered to solve problems in uniquely innovative ways.” – Cheri Sterman, USA

Infographics

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology

Here is a great post from the folks at Always Prepared entitled:  ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Technology‘. The infographic highlights educators who are effectively using technology to enhance and impact teaching and learning. Follow the Global Forum Anytime, Anywhere! … Continue reading

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“Teachers who touch lives do not do so based on lessons with direct instruction or because they motivate their students to think at a higher level. Rather, these teachers inspire because they touch every aspect of their students’ lives.” – Kalpana Kishore Kumar, Brunei Darussalam

 

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Teachers at Their Best

To improve the educational system we need to focus on helping teachers do their best work. This video, by the Gates Foundation, shows the power and impact a teacher has in the classroom. Without the teacher, a classroom is just another … Continue reading

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“We’re looking at the way we teach, the way students learn and the way leaders lead. It’s a movement.” – Max Drummy, Australia

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Countdown to the 2014 Microsoft in Education Global Forum Begins!

Are you ready? Are you excited to discover brilliant ideas and hear from the world’s most innovative education thought leaders? Are you ready to get fresh ideas and the tools to make them a reality in your classroom? Well, we … Continue reading

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“In the Czech Republic there are many motivated and inspirational people who work hard, enthusiastically, innovatively and creatively. These people can inspire others. I think the main power of our education is in people, not in the system.” – Ivona Spurna, Czech Republic

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“MOOCs, flipped classrooms, distance learning and technology-enhanced learning environments have severely changed the landscape of education. I think we have to focus on learning instead of focusing on the process of teaching.” – Koen Timmers, Belgium

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“Educators must arouse interest in students by sharing stories, anecdotes, and examples with their real life experiences to ensure teaching takeaways.” – M. Ganesh Sai, India