If you are looking to develop your skills with Microsoft Office, sign up for a FREE Microsoft Education Community account.

“Connect and collaborate, find training and lessons, and earn badges and certificates on this personalized hub created for educators like you.” – Microsoft Educator Community

 

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Choose from courses on Minecraft, Office365, Office Mix, OneNote, Skype, Sway, Teams, Word and other products.

Watch Module videos and work along side them on the product; when you’re ready, take the quiz (80% pass rate required) to earn the course points.

Work your way through courses and earn digital badges & downloadable certificates.

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Become a Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) by earning 1000 points; usually awarded by completing a couple of introductory courses e.g. Introduction to Microsoft Teams (500 points) and Introduction to Skype in the Classroom (500 points).

Build up to becoming a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE) by firstly completing your MIE, then when the application window opens submit a 2 minute Office Mix or Sway, justifying your application.

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