Microsoft’s Learning Tools

Microsoft have recently been devoting a lot of attention to making their products more accessible. They really have made great strides in the past 12 months. This video webinar gives a great overview of how the new tools can be used in the classroom.

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There are 2 other webinars in the series


http://aka.ms/SETCWebinar2 

http://aka.ms/SETCWebinar3 

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Tweaking the built-in features in our devices to cater for diversity.

This link from the fantastic AbleNet site gives detailed instructions on tweaking the built-in supports in Apple and Microsoft to cater for diversity.

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Brushing up your MS Office Skills

Microsoft Office is widely used in schools and at home so it is a good idea to brush up on our skills to get the most out of this popular suite of programs. Microsoft have a dedicated site offering free tutorials at https://support.office.com/en-us/office-training-center. To find more free (and low-cost) tutorials, please visit the excellent MakeUseOf site.

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 https://www.makeuseof.com/tag/microsoft-office-tutorials-courses/

Video Tutorials for Continuing Professional Development.

Being responsible for our own CPD means curating a list of reliable resources that one can use to develop skills in particular areas. Russel Stannard’s site http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/ is an example of one such resource. It contains video tutorials on a range of teaching and learning tools.

These are his most popular video tutorials

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