Microsoft Continued Professional Development

Various Dates Available

Microsoft Continued Professional Development (CPD) is a free Education Roadshow that will help fulfil our mission to empower the students & teachers of today to create the world of tomorrow.

Events are completely free and perfect for those at the very beginning of their digital transformation journeys. All events will involve hands-on training workshops led by our specialist Microsoft Learning Consultants and/or Microsoft Training Academies, and will focus specifi cally on how Offi ce 365 and Windows 10 can help transform learning.

Microsoft Office 365 Applications

In this session teachers will get an introduction to Office 365 and which applications, tools and services are available to excite and engage their students. By the end of this session, teachers will be able to:

  • List the tools available to them in Office 365
  • List 5 benefits of Office 365
  • Describe how teachers and students access Office 365
  • Plan which tools will offer the best educational value when teaching students

Microsoft Office 365 Applications

In this session teachers will get an introduction to Office 365 and which applications, tools and services are available to excite and engage their students. By the end of this session, teachers will be able to:

  • List the tools available to them in Office 365
  • List 5 benefits of Office 365
  • Describe how teachers and students access Office 365
  • Plan which tools will offer the best educational value when teaching students

OneNote Class Notebook

In this session, teachers will see the power OneNote Class Notebook brings to the classroom. By the end of this session, teachers will be able to:

  • Explain what the OneNote Class Notebook is
  • Describe how to create a OneNote Class Notebook
  • List the steps to share a OneNote Class Notebook with a class
  • Use the OneNote Class Notebook as a Teacher to add content and quizzes
  • Describe how a student accesses a OneNote Class Notebook that a teacher has created

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is the digital hub that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place.

Create collaborative classrooms, connect in professional learning communities and communicate with all staff – all from a single experience in Office 365 Education. By the end of this session, teachers will be able to:

  • Describe the features of Teams
  • Use Teams to collaborate with staff and students
  • Build a virtual class room

Create an ePortfolio with Docs.com

Docs.com is a place where you and your students can create an online showroom of their work. With Docs.com, students can create an online record of achievement, share documents and almost anything else with their peers, teachers and parents. By the end of this session, teachers will be able to:

  • Describe what docs.com is and the benefits of using it in a 21st century environment
  • Explain when docs.com should be used and when OneDrive should be
  • Describe how a user accesses their docs.com page
  • List what kinds of files can be added to a user’s docs.com page
  • Describe how a student/teacher can add content to a docs.com page
  • Explain the steps to controlling access to content on docs.com

Skype for Business

Using Skype for virtual field trips Skype is a powerful communication tool but can be used for much more than that. In this session teachers will be shown how they can use Skype to take students outside the four walls of the classroom, without leaving the classroom. By the end of this session, teachers will be able to:

  • Describe the features of Skype
  • Use Skype to communicate with teachers and students
  • Explain how to find a virtual field trip using Skype
  • Connect with a guest speaker using Skype to support teaching and learning

Telling a Story with Sway

Sway allows you and your students to create interactive stories by transforming photos, video, audio and more into a polished format designed for sharing. By the end of this session, teachers will be able to:

  • Explain the Sway workflow including how you and your students can use the Remix feature to easily create a new design for your sway
  • Add content to a Sway and organise it so it looks engaging
  • Describe the steps to share a Sway with other users
  • Explain how you and your students can collaborate when creating a Sway

Yammer

A social network for your school. This session will show teachers the social features built in to Office 365 through Yammer – a social network schools have complete control of. By the end of this session, teachers will be able to:

  • Explain what Yammer is
  • Post updates on Yammer
  • List 6 benefits of using Yammer in your school
  • Using Yammer with other schools, and other people external to your organisation

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So, if this sounds like something you would like to be involved in, please select the appropriate sector from the dropdown list below and complete our short booking form. We will then contact you to arrange a date that works for you.

Meanwhile, if you need any further information, please contact Phoenix Software on 01904 562200 or email events@phoenixs.co.uk.