How can we use Office 365 for Professional Development in our schools?

Microsoft Innovative Educator Podcast

Welcome to the Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Spotlight Series Podcast. In this episode, Jeff sits down with Cal Armstrong to discuss how his school district is using Office 365 to provide dynamic and collaborative professional development.

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About Cal Armstrong

Cal Armstrong is a mathematics educator and the Director of Teaching and Technology Innovation at Appleby College, a grade 7-12 coed boarding school outside of Toronto, and a Teacher Leadership Program coach at the Institute for Advanced Study’s summer Mathematics program.  While developing the progenitor of the OneNote ClassNotebook is likely his more notable accomplishment with Microsoft, he has been integrating technology, from the earliest graphing calculators to the latest in pen-based tablets and cloud services, with deliberation and reflection for more 20 years. He is a devout pragmatist and critically eyes technology with the lens of researched-based pedagogies.  Outside of the classroom, he is an Auxiliary Police Constable.

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About the MIE Spotlight Series Podcast

MIE-Podcast-LogoThe MIE Spotlight Series is a co-branded educational podcast produced in collaboration between the TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network and Microsoft Education. Hosted by Jeff Bradbury, the MIE Spotlight series focuses on innovative thinking and teaching that incorporates cutting-edge technology being deployed in classrooms.  For more information on the Microsoft Innovative Educator program, please visit:

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About Microsoft Education

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best-known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer web browser. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is the world’s largest software maker measured by revenues. It is also one of the world’s most valuable companies.

About the TeacherCast Educational Network

In 2011, educator Jeff Bradbury created as a vehicle to curate resources for teachers and students to help them learn how to use educational technology in their classrooms.  What started with a simple concept eventually grew into a globally recognized educational broadcasting network and educational brand.  For more information, please visit

About the author, Jeffrey Bradbury

Jeff Bradbury, creator of TeacherCast, and father of the famous @EduTriplets Thanks for checking out TeacherCast today. Please take a moment to find me on all of my Social Media channels!