Working from home / location independent working

It doesn’t matter what you call it, but the ability to ‘remote’ work is as much about the attitude of the individual as the attitude […]

New Skype Feature

Skype is a great way to connect classrooms together for global collaborative projects or Mystery Skype sessions. When using Skype with students it is important […]

Join NCCE Megan Lipinczyk as she hosts the #MSFTEduChat Tweetmeet

What is a tweetmeet you ask? TweetMeets are monthly recurring Twitter conversations about themes relevant to educators, facilitated by Microsoft Education. The purpose of these events […]

20 virtual field trip ideas and activities for your classroom

Imagine your class traveling to see the Great Pyramid of Giza, touring the International Space Station, or having a face to face conversation with a […]

35 ways to get your classroom connected

Our classrooms can be as big as we want them to be. If we can get our students connected then the world becomes their classroom. […]

Introducing Skype call recording—now you can capture, save, and share special moments | Skype Blogs

Introducing Skype call recording—now you can capture, save, and share special moments | Skype Blogs:...

Try the Connected Kahoot!

Kahoot is a favorite among students and teachers alike. It’s a fun way to jazz up assessments with gameshow style quizzes. But what if we […]

Speakerphone

The past four months have seen me working remotely and from home. Not only has it meant more time with the family but it’s meant […]

Classroom video calls. You can do this. Here’s how

Christian talked about how the flood waters were up to his waist in his house. His classmate described how his dogs cowered under the bed during […]

We All have Pieces of the Puzzle—and the Potential for Making New Pieces to Create New Pictures.

I have very few spare minutes today. With aging comes an increased awareness of the fact that I no longer can successfully delude myself about […]

Remixing traditional lessons with tech: a framework you can use

Many times, teachers try to bring technology into the classroom by “teching up” their old lessons. They hope that they’ll get big, lasting change from […]

North Carolina Teacher Makes Virtual Global Connections: Q&A

Brenda Todd, the first teacher to achieve the state's digital global education badge, uses Skype and blogging to introduce students to cultures around the globe.

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