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This year at ISTE, I had the opportunity to sit down with Tricia Van Hollebeke, Justin Chando and Mike Tholfsen from the Microsoft Education team at the Microsoft Education booth.

Topics Include

  • Brand New Updates
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Rubric Grading inside of Teams assignments
  • Individualized Assignments
  • Microsoft Forms integration
  • Sway
  • Immersive Reader
  • OneNotePage Locking
  • Integration with Teams
  • Microsoft Education at ISTE
  • STEM Education
  • Hacking STEM
  • Make Code / Computer Science
  • Minecraft: Education Edition
  • Personalized Learning
  • Creating activities that reach each and every student
  • How to work around the challenges that teachers face in the classroom
  • Picture Dictionary
  • Microsoft Innovative Educator
  • The importance of asking questions and learning from the education community
  • Working with the MIE Community
  • #Flipgrid FeverAllowing students to share and amplify their voice through video
  • STEM Saturdays at retail stores
  • Office Online = FREE Apps!
  • PowerPoint and 3D Animation
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • New Pearson Curriculum for Mixed Reality Headsets
  • Limitless Libraries Grant
  • Immersive Reader in Virtual Reality
  • What is ahead for Microsoft Education in 2018-2019

About our Guests

Tricia Van Hollebeke

Product Marketing Manager for O365 Education

Education has been a long time passion for Tricia! She studied early childhood development and holds a Master of Arts in Teaching. She’s worked with a range of students through a variety of roles from a Pre-K teacher to a High School education coach. After moving to Denmark, Tricia had an opportunity to develop engaging classroom experiences for teachers and students around the world at LEGO Education. As an Education Specialist and Product Developer there, Tricia created LEGO sets and learning solutions for several curriculum areas including Language Arts, STEM, and Robotics. Most recently Tricia brings her passion for education to her position as a Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft for Office 365 Education. Tricia hopes to continue being an advocate for educators at Microsoft to provide amazing tools for teachers!

Mike Tholfsen

Principal Product Manager: Microsoft Education

Mike Tholfsen is a Principal Product Manager on the Microsoft Education team focusing on Inclusive Classroom, Learning Tools and OneNote Class/Staff Notebooks. He is passionate about education and has been regularly working with students and teachers around the world over the past ten years to create products that improve student outcomes.

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