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Microsoft in Education: Whats new

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In May of this year Microsoft unveiled their vision and development for Microsoft in Education at the Microsoft Education Event in new York City. Their vision is to not only move the classroom from physical to digital but to also to provide ‘more outcome-driven, personal learning paths for students’ as they stated in their education […]

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So, what is Secure School Gateway?

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You may of heard about it before, but you aren’t quite sure what it is or what it does. Coretek Secure School Gateway (SSG) is safe and secure home and remote working solution for schools, allowing staff to securely access school applications and data. So, how does Secure School Gateway work? Secure School Gateway is a […]

What Coretek made of The BETT Show 2017!

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On Friday the 27th of February, members of Coretek visited the 2017 Bett show. We reflected on what stood out for us and what we think will be the next big thing in educational IT. The BETT Show was a very useful experience for any schools looking to find out what are the latest trends in educational technology. We found […]

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Minecraft: a learning aid for Education

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Minecraft is a video game that essentially is a virtual land and the users can create their own worlds. These are made through the construction of blocks, done by mining for building resources. This game really stretch’s the user’s creativity.  As you may have already heard, Minecraft has taken a key role within classrooms throughout the world. […]

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How Learning Tools for OneNote is revolutionising reading in the classroom

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Previously this year, an add in for OneNote was announced called ‘Learning Tools for OneNote’. It has now been moved out of preview and is  generally available. This has been designed specifically to help people with learning differences, focusing on improving their reading and writing. Learning notes has greatly helped within special education by enabling students […]

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An introduction to Office 365 with Cowplain school!

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Following on from our successful event at Microsoft HQ, we visited Cowplain School so they could receive their prize from being the runners up on the day! The theme for the Microsoft event was ‘Office 365 in Education’, so we decided to develop and expand on this topic in order to enhance the students knowledge on what […]

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What can Sway do for me?

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During our ‘office 365 in education’ event with Microsoft last week – we were shown some pretty cool things that you can do with PowerPoint. However, another application that we were briefly shown is Sway. We wanted to look more at Sway and what Sway can do for you. Sway is an online app that enables […]