April 2014

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LIA'S MESSAGE:
Hi Everyone,
I am thrilled to bring you this month's newsletter announcing yet another year of best in show at the Microsoft Global Education Forum in Barcelona Spain. Check out Hot Topics for the full story.

You'll also find information for you to leverage and use in your classroom. Read about how great teachers and schools are using tools like O365 to make magic happen for students, what's new in education apps and see for yourself how the competition stacks up against Microsoft tools and devices.

Enjoy.
Lia De Cicco Remu
Director, Partners in Learning Canada

 

 

 

Highlights

 

Barcelona 2014 Highlights & Canadian Winners. Meet all those who proudly represented Canada at the 2014 Microsoft Global Education Forum

 

What's New in Education Apps

 

See how Cathy Dohn and Mary Hanley Catholic High School use Skype, Kodu and more to create engaging lessons. Learn more.

 

Microsoft in Education and ISTE Webinar. Register Today!

 

Why Microsoft Surface vs. iPad and Chromebook

 

Which Surface Works Better For You?

 

Ascension of Our Lord C.S.S. - Office 365 Pilot Success

 

 

 

 

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Hot Topics

 

 

 

Barcelona 2014 Highlights & Canadian Winners

 

In March, candidates attended the 2014 Microsoft Global Education Forum in Barcelona, Spain. Meet the entire team that proudly represented Canada - thank you everyone for a highly successful event! Congratulations to Canadian Expert Educator winners Jessie Mann and Devon Caldwell, and the entire Canadian delegation. You could be the next winner - join the new Microsoft Educator Network formerly known as the PiL Network and start planning your learning activity for next year's event today. All you have to is click on the green “join now” button in the right navigation pane and let your journey begin.

Meet the Canadian 2014 Microsoft Educator Forum Delegation and view some of their video testimonials

 

 

 

Spotlights & Best Practices

 

 

TEACHER SPOTLIGHT

 

 

Cathy Dohn

 

Meet Cathy Dohn , a grade 4/5 teacher from Mary Hanley School, Edmonton Catholic School Division in Edmonton, Alberta. This year Cathy decided she wanted to connect her students to the world. To achieve her goal she is using Skype to give a new dimension to her novel studies.

Read Cathy's full story

 

 

SCHOOL SPOTLIGHT

 

 

Mary Hanley Catholic School

 

Mary Hanley is a K-6 School in Edmonton Catholic School Division. When you go to Mary Hanley's webpage you will not find any mention about technology programs. Yet, when you enter their classrooms you see that technology has become a tool just like the pen that is used on a daily basis. They use cameras, netbooks and Laptops to support Learning in the classroom.

Read Mary Hanley's full story

 

 

 

A comparison that's no comparison

 

How does Office 365 compare to Google Apps? See how they work during a day in the life of a typical student to find out.

See Why Schools Are Using Office 365

 

 

 

 

Educational Programs

 

 

 

New! Courses available at no cost to you

 

Formally known as the Partners in Learning (PiL) Network, Microsoft is pleased to announce the 'Microsoft Educator Network'. Check out the new 'On-Line Courses' now available for educators at www.pil-network.com

At no cost to you, get access to courses and be part of the Microsoft Educator Network today!

 

 

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Training Offer & Events

 

 

In-Person

 

 

The Technology Enriched Instruction (TEI) Workshop

 

The Technology Enriched Instruction (TEI) workshop is a full day, professional development session delivered by higher education faculty members for higher education faculty members and instructors.

Register Today!

 

 

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Microsoft Store Workshops

 

 

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Microsoft in Education and ISTE Webinar

 

Microsoft in Education and ISTE are proud to sponsor this complimentary webinar series to help bring some of the most exciting innovations in education led by our global experts to you.

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VIRTUAL WEBINARS

 

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WINDOWS IN THE CLASSROOM

 

21st Century

 

21ST CENTURY LEARNING DESIGN

 

 

 

 

Microsoft Tools for Education

 

 

 

Why Microsoft Surface vs. iPad and Chromebook

 

Windows 8 devices just do more, find out why.

All the functionality students and educators want in a tablet is just a finger tap away with a Windows 8 device. Compare Windows 8 devices against iPad and Chromebook

See for yourself today!

 

 

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Ascension of Our Lord C.S.S. - Office 365 Pilot Success

 

Office 365 for iPads in Education Contact your IT Dept about potential options under your Microsoft Agreement

 

 

 

 

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