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Tech Talks: How can Microsoft Help YOU in your Role

  • August 03, 2020
  • August 07, 2020
  • Online (a link will be emailed)


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Whether you're a classroom educator, IT professional or school leader, this week will be filled with sessions to educate you on how Microsoft can help YOU in your role, and empower your students and staff to achieve more. Register for the series and receive access to ALL of the webinars listed below.

Leaders - Join us for sessions on how to increase student achievement by catering to the needs of individual learners, make data driven decisions, and provide your students with opportunities with an e-Sports program. The Leadership Series starts at 8:30am CST.

  • Monday: What’s new with Microsoft in EDU?

    Empower every student, teacher, IT pro, and leader to achieve more
  • Tuesday: Empowering Every Student with an Inclusive Classroom
    Accessibility tools to help meet individual needs
  • Wednesday: Increase Student Achievement and Make Data Driven Decisions with Analytics
    Explore how Power BI can help you analyze data to improve efficiencies
  • Thursday: Gaming Meets EDU: A Beginner's Guide to Esports in K-12
    This 101 course will build your knowledge on the latest organized team sport to break into EDU
  • Friday: Thinking in Ink - Increasing Student Learning Outcomes with the Pen
    How digital inking can foster critical thinking, problem solving and creativity in your classroom

IT Pros - Come learn how you can easily manage devices and support your students and staff in a remote setting, all while protecting their identities and information in a secure environment. The IT Pros Series starts at 10:00am CST.

  • Monday: Easy Device Deployment and Management (Intune for EDU/Autopilot)

    Intune and Autopilot
  • Wednesday: Secure your District – Part 1
    Protect your district information and identities against cyber threats
  • Thursday: Secure your District – Part 2
  • Friday: Managing Microsoft Teams for IT Pros
    Lifecycle Management, Security, Compliance and Governance of Microsoft Teams

Classroom Educators - Join us as we explore tools built into Office 365 and Windows 10 that can support your remote teaching strategy and keep you collaborating efficiently. The Classroom Educators Series starts at 11:30am CST.

  • Monday: Tools to Help with Distance Learning

    Explore a variety of O365 tools to help with flipped classrooms, project management and more
  • Tuesday: OneNote - The Ultimate tool for classroom organization
    How one tool can help with lesson planning, content design and student organization
  • Wednesday: Transform Staff Organization and Collaboration with Microsoft Teams
    Streamline staff workflow with the tool that brings conversations, content and apps together in one place
  • Thursday: Seamless Classroom Management with Microsoft Teams
    Foster collaboration and communication along with creating and grading assignments all in one place
  • Friday: Building a Team to Work for you
    Explore ways to build a Team by incorporating apps you currently have

STEAM Educators - Come experience how you can get your students excited about STEAM curriculum by leveraging a platform they already know and love - Minecraft: EE! We'll learn how to implement it as an educational tool for your classroom, even in a remote setting! The STEAM Educators Series starts at 1:00pm CST.

  • Monday: Introduction to Minecraft: EE and How to Utilize it in Your Classroom

    Basics and How to Utilize Across Different Content Areas
  • Tuesday: Let's Get Started with Minecraft: EE - Placing Your First Blocks
    How to play and Game Mechanics
  • Wednesday: Put Your Skills to the Test with a Classroom Build Challenge (Minecraft: EE)
  • Thursday: Assess Student Understanding within Minecraft: EE
    How to grade student work and understanding
  • Friday: Coding is Fun with Game-based Learning (Minecraft: EE)
    Lesson plans, Ideas, Collaboration, & Next Steps

Illinois educators can earn one PDH for each live session you attend.

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