Nick BentonMicrosoft 365

Microsoft 365 Technical Roadshow

Words by Philemon Burney – Tablet Academy’s senior consultant There are many events for educators about how to use Microsoft tools in education. But what about events for Network Managers, Senior Technicians and IT Directors in schools and colleges and Managed Service Providers (MSPs) who support education institutions? Over the last six months or so Tim, Alex and I and … Read More

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Free Professional Development for Schools signing up to HP for Education

Tablet Academy are proud to partner with HP to support their free Trade-in Programme – HP for Education (HPFE). To celebrate this, and support schools through the COVID-19 crisis, we are offering 100 schools the opportunity to claim one year’s free access to Tablet Academy’s Professional Development Platform (PDP) worth £250 to primary schools and £500 to secondary schools. The … Read More

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Journey to the Cloud – An Introduction

The story of an English state primary school as they undertake their journey to the cloud and implement a new school digital transformation strategy. Capturing the successes, savings both in time and cost, impact on teachers and students, and challenges they face and overcome as they happen. Our hope is that by documenting this journey, other schools will learn from their experiences. … Read More

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Remote Support Packages

In addition to our free courses we have recently released,  we have also launched our new remote support packages for schools and colleges looking for more bespoke support. These including consultancy and remote teacher training sessions, all designed to help you adapt to delivering remote teaching and learning during the current school closures. Visit: https://tablet-academy.com/remote-services We’ve even included a road map … Read More

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Support for Remote Teaching and Learning

With the enforced school closures we understand many schools have had to move to cloud platforms such as Microsoft Teams or Google Classroom well in advance of their original timeline. In order to help with this, Tablet Academy had recently created free online training courses, to help support teachers delivering remote learning. We are delighted to say we have now added … Read More

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Educator Guide: Learning from home with Skype in the Classroom

Tablet Academy work with Skype in the Classroom as a partner.  This is a free resource for schools where you can collaborate with classrooms , virtually visit national parks and museums, or have authors virtually visit your class and talk to your students about their books. All from around the world.  This service is free to schools and home educators. … Read More

David FullerMinecraft

STEM News – Minecraft update

Simon brings news about the latest updates for Minecraft which came out in September. Additions to Minecraft include: integrating the Immersive Reader, added a Single Sign On (SSO) option for one-click authentication, improved the user interface and multiplayer experience with join codes, and more. These features are available for download on all Minecraft: Education Edition supported platforms (Windows, MacOS, and iPad). Further information … Read More