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Tip: Talk to Type with Windows 10 Accessibility Feature

Educator and Blogger, Victoria Thompson, shares how utilizing talk to type with Windows 10 can help people with accessibility issues.

S Mode is great for helping set limitations for younger students when they are using computers.
Microsoft: Protect Young Learners with S Mode

What is S mode? This post was inspired by a colleague who came to me the other day inquiring about how to disable her son’s computer from S mode. She was vaguely familiar with it, but needed help gett…

Enrich the Learning Experience in Edge Browser

Microsoft Edge Browser I think I’ve reached a point professionally where I automatically assume that Google Chrome is the default web browser. It’s been years since I’ve seen someone use Firefox, and …

Countdown to successful family-teacher conferences By @VictoriaTheTech

@VictoriaTheTech shares about what goes into successful family-teacher conferences as she reviews the new Microsoft Educator Center course.

So, You Want to be an #MIEExpert? – Part 2 – Continuing Coursework by @VictoriaTheTech

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson In our last post, we spoke about the first step of becoming an #MIEExpert. The #MIEExpert community (short for Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Community, and often…

So, You Want to be an #MIEExpert? – Part 1 By @VictoriaTheTech

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson How can I be more involved with Microsoft Education? I get really excited when I am asked this question but I sometimes struggle on how to answer because there are trul…

@VictoriaTheTech’s Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson BONUS! Although I gave my favorite five Microsoft Educator Center courses previously, I couldn’t help myself and decided to add another. So, consider this a bonus! If y…

Check Out @VictoriaTheTech’s #1 Favorite Microsoft Course!

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson Victoria’s Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses – #1: Creating Classroom Communities Using Social and Emotional Practices Okay, so technically I am cheating…

Techquity- Microsoft Education Center

Techquity- Creating Learning Environments for Sustainability, Equity, and AccessGuest Post by Victoria Thompson Microsoft Educator Center provides One of my personal favorite Microsoft Educator Course…

Mindfulness in The Classroom – @VictoriaTheTech’s Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson I am very big on self-care and mindfulness. I have given seminars and sessions on educator self-care in the age of COVID, as well as how to protect our peace and empath…

Getting Started with Office 365 and Windows – Victoria’s (@VictoriaTheTech) Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson @VictoriaTheTech Hello, everyone! In my last blog post I mentioned that I would be speaking about my favorite courses on the Microsoft Educator Center (or the MEC, for …

Empowering Young People to Take Action – @VictoriaTheTech Favorite Microsoft Educator Center Courses

Guest Post by Victoria Thompson Next up is #4: Empowering young people to take action! Via the direct link: “the course, which forms part of World Wildlife Fund (WWF’s) learning path on Educatio…

Microsoft Educator Center 101 with @VictoriaTheTech

As a school that is fully integrated with Office 365, this is where the Microsoft Educator Center (or MEC) comes to the rescue.

Editor in Microsoft Word by @VictoriaTheTech

Editor is a free, embedded tool in Microsoft Word to enhance your writing, and I’d certainly like to think that it enhances mine—in fact, I used it while writing this guest blog! I am excited to see w…

Three Reasons to Use Immersive Reader by @VictoriaTheTech

When using Immersive Reader, consider giving these concepts tips a try. I’ve used them primarily for math and STEM classes but I’ve seen teachers do wonderful things with it in ELA, social studies, an…