Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Applications – Now open!

Microsoft is looking for self-driven educators who are passionate about their careers and inspiring students with outside-the-box thinking. If you have a collaborative spirit, are resourceful and entrepreneurial, relish the role of being a change agent, and work to achieve excellence in education using advanced technologies and social media – then you may have what it takes to be a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE).

MIE Experts - E2 Exchange
The group of S.A teachers that attended the E2 Global Forum in Seattle

Being an MIE has a number of benefits including:
Access to numerous FREE education resources, apps and tools
An opportunity to connect with educators around the world via Microsoft’s global EduCast Webinar series
An opportunity to build educator capacity in your community
Eligibility to attend the Microsoft Global Educator Exchange Event (E2) in March/April 2016

To complete your entry you will be required to tell us why you consider yourself to be a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and how you think being an MIE Expert will enhance your teaching. You will also be asked to describe a lesson you have taught in which you have incorporated Microsoft technologies that enabled 21st Century skill development. You can either write your response or create and share a link to a 2 minute video, Office Mix, or a Sway, that creatively expresses what makes you a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert.

Entries close on 30 October 2015. See the MIE Expert site for more information and a link to the application form. See http://www.educatornetwork.com/Sites/Educators/Expert

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