Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

Marketing professional enthusiastic about human behavior, the process of learning and how technology improves our daily lives

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Mittelschule Kirchdorf: Reimagining hybrid learning through digitalization

“What we really wanted to achieve was simplicity for both our students and our educators. Through our digitalization efforts, we’ve seen that using technology to complement traditional teaching and learning is an investment for the future, not just for children, but for everyone.” Martin Schnetzer, teacher and IT admin at Mittelschule Kirchdorf, Austria, reflects on […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Nine tips to make your remote lesson a success

Koen Timmers, Microsoft Expert Educator fellow and lecturer in Computer Science, explains how technology can support inspiring online education.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Make remote learning effective and engaged with Microsoft Education resources

Not sure where to find the best online education resources? This article provides some excellent tips and points you in the right direction.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Ensure inclusive and accessible distance learning with free tools from Microsoft

Discover insightful content on how to create an inclusive classroom online – from educational materials and videos with quick tips to interactive guides and webinars.

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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PCOU Willibrord uses smart automation to define the future of education

“It’s all about teaching and giving time to the educators, so they can give time to the students. If we can make IT simple, that’s my purpose, my thing.” Peter Schep, ICT Manager at PCOU Willibrord Foundation, explains why he believes efficient IT is central to the learning and development of both educators and students. […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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3 key ways Microsoft Teams enriches higher education teaching and learning

Whether remotely, in class or hybrid , Microsoft Teams helps to simplify and structure higher education’s day-to-day digital environment – integrating seamlessly with all the solutions you’re already using. “My teaching is now entirely based on Teams. The interaction with students and the teacher is a better level than traditional teaching” – Pasi Vahimaa, Professor, […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

a woman looking at a computer

How Griftland College is putting technology at the heart of remote learning

“When COVID-19 was on the verge of breaking out, we had to make a choice about how to go further,” says Kees Versteeg, the principle of Griftland College. The secondary school, located in the Dutch town of Soest, was one of the first in the Netherlands to close and start teaching 100% remotely. He describes […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Reimagining education: From remote to hybrid learning

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated a torrent of individual and small-group responses as to how education could be transformed. We have found a groundswell of interest in the question, “How best to take advantage of the new opportunities arising from the disruption?” What people desperately need are opportunities to team up and find pathways of […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

a woman sitting at a table using a laptop

VSNU: coordinating a nationwide university digital transformation in one weekend

“A lesson for us during this crisis, has been that new technology doesn’t just change how you work – it also changes people and culture, which is something you have to support everyone through.” Director of Accountability at The Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU), Reinout Van Brakel, is talking about the instrumental role […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Find out how to deliver enhanced education through ‘blended learning’

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, our education customers have done amazing things to keep students engaged while learning from home. From eLearning innovations, to lifting the spirits with photo and cooking challenges – teachers and students have shown extraordinary resilience during a difficult time. Schools and universities have witnessed the exceptional value that online learning can […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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SSVOZ: Making distance learning a personalized experience

When this period of remote learning is evaluated – without a doubt, some of the techniques we’ve used will have a more permanent place in the classrooms of the near future. Antoon Fens, IT Coordinator at Stichting Stedelijk Voortgezet Onderwijs Zoetermeer (SSVOZ), explains the critical role technology has played for education in the Netherlands, during […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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Escolaglobal: a digital-first school for blended classroom and remote learning

“This weekend, our preschool teachers created another video for the students – just saying hi and checking everyone was ok at home. Each teacher has their own Microsoft Stream channel, and the feedback from the kids and parents is amazing: “Hi, teacher! How are you? I remember you so well!” Nuno Moutinho, CEO of Portuguese […]

Carla  Gonzalez Fernandez

Carla Gonzalez Fernandez

Microsoft, Education

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