Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Teachers, you can’t afford to miss ‘Hack the Classroom’ – the largest digital event worldwide from Microsoft on 30th January 2016


Are you looking to be more innovative ideas? Creative ideas? Disruptive ideas? Then you don’t want to miss this global online event that takes place on January 30, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time.

What is Hack the Classroom?
Microsoft’s Hack the Classroom is a free digital event for educators and school leaders designed to give educators insight into the latest trends in education. Come learn from education thought leaders, innovative classroom educators, and students who are changing education by empowering their peers and students to navigate their own learning and teaching practices.

Microsoft says, “We are bringing together inspiring educators and thought leaders and sharing their secrets worldwide. We’re bringing disrupters in education to you to spark a two-way dialogue; hear their story and ask them questions through live Q&A! Bring your questions, connect with peers, and empower your students. Take a step towards transforming your classroom and join us to hear about successful teaching practices that have disrupted the education space to improve student outcomes. Don’t miss it!”

Educators who attend Hack the Classroom will leave inspired and able to incorporate some new ideas and tools into the classroom so that their students can achieve more.  Hear from Hadi Partovi (founder of Code.org)  and Dale Dougherty (founder of MAKE Magazine) who have hacked learning spaces across the globe to provide experiences for students that allow them to improve computational thinking, critical thinking skills, and creativity.

When exactly is the Hack the Classroom event in South African time?
On January 30, 2016 at 8:00 a.m. Pacific time, online,  Microsoft is leading the Hack The Classroom Movement. According to Time Zone Converter (http://goo.gl/fhXCbN) the corresponding time in South Africa is 6pm on 30 January 2016. The event is planned for two hours.


How to register for this online event
Date: January 30, 2016 at 8:00am PST
Location: Online - Register at aka.ms/hacktheclassroom
See you there!

Join the Microsoft Educator Community
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https://education.microsoft.com/ 

1 comment:

  1. Great opportunity not to be missed. I wish all teachers can access this information.

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