Microsoft training is now available through EdTechTrain!

A portfolio of skills based courses are available and designed to support your implementation of Microsoft products.

The training solution includes a range of options, both face-to-face workshops and online courses, aligned to suit your specific professional development program, schedule, and budget. New curriculum examples incorporating the Common Core Standards will be presented to the teachers and they will have an opportunity to create their own!

Click on Microsoft Training Request link to fill out the form to schedule Microsoft Training today!

Please contact us if you have any questions.

About Microsoft

EdTechTrain is a preferred training partner for Microsoft. EdTechTrain provides training, certification and professional development to educators on Microsoft products. We are committed to the delivery of a framework that facilitates an integrated and holistic approach to support the adoption and integration of education solutions in the classroom.

The ETT/Microsoft learning solution offers educator training featuring Microsoft in the Classroom. we create, collaborate and transform teaching and learning with the power of Microsoft and Windows 8.1. Learn to utilize tools like Office 365 and OneNote to create and support active learning in the classroom. Increase engagement with interactive Office Mix lessons, blogging and the versatility of digital ink. Standards come to life with free tools and apps to personalize learning and empower students. Powerful learning starts here!

If you are interested in hosting a Microsoft Training at your school or district contact us at [email protected].

Courses Offered

 Microsoft In the Classroom (MIC)

These complimentary 90–120 minute sessions can be held at your school or in the local area. If you are interested in requesting this complimentary session please contact [email protected]. NOTE These sessions will need to be approved before confirmation.

This seminar will help your team explore the tools, technologies, and resources available for educators to bring 21st-century teaching and learning to your classrooms. The seminar focuses on transforming the education experience through the intersection of trends, technology, and teaching, and is a great starting point for any school considering new investments in education technology programs.

 Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Teacher Academy

This one-day professional learning experience is designed for the K-12 classroom educator who wants to learn more about Microsoft’s best tools and resources for classroom learning. Bring your own Windows 8.1 or 10 device to learn how to most effectively use the latest version of Windows, including basic navigation and Windows Apps. Discover Office Mix, Sway, and OneNote, including how digital notebooks can be created and used as a productivity tool for educators and students. This training will also cover how easy it is to use cloud-based tools in Office 365 for education and Skype in the Classroom, including how to take advantage of storage on OneDrive, and how to work collaboratively with others all through the cloud. Attendees will also receive complimentary Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) and Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) exam vouchers to advance their professional development.

 The Ultimate Collaboration Tool: An Introduction to OneNote and Class Notebook

This course is designed to empower educators to navigate through the OneNote structure and to organize and prepare lessons, student assignments, and tests. The course guides educators to create digital notebooks that support academic standards and education outcomes across disciplines and tasks. Participants develop the basic skills needed to use OneNote as a productivity tool for both themselves and their students. Time will be devoted to assist teachers in understanding how OneNote can be used as a true collaborative tool. Teachers will experience OneNote Class notebook creator to drive content delivery and content creation. If time allows, Interactive lessons will be created using the tools in OneNote which will then immediately transfer to classroom practice.

 Windows 10

This course has participants dive deeper into the seamless experience of Windows 8.1, learning and experiencing all the operating system can do in the classroom, including how to make the work environment more streamlined across PC or tablet. The training will focus on navigation, the Start screen and Live tiles, personalization, exploring the desktop, Charms, and navigating the Windows Store and working with apps that align to State Standards. If time allows (and if applicable) participants will learn how to set up email, the beauty of curated searching with Bing, OneDrive file organization and how to personalize the device to make it work for you. Participants will leave the session feeling comfortable and knowledgeable about how Windows 8.1 truly reimagines teaching and learning for educators and students.

 Get more out of Office Online and OneDrive

In today’s digital world, technology and electronic media are used by educators and students to make the ‘Teaching-learning’ process dynamic, interactive, fun and yet effective. It becomes easy for educators and students to collaborate with each other. This course is designed to empower educators with the ability to make effective use of Microsoft OneDrive and Office Online in classrooms and beyond in a way that truly supports them to collaborate, store and share documents and files with students and fellow educators.