MIE Teacher Academy – 1-Day


Participants will spend the day getting familiar about the many tools Microsoft has to offer students and teachers and. Teachers will reflect and create a customized toolkit of resources to increase engagement, efficiency and develop modern skills for a global classroom/society.

Throughout the day participants will engage in a series of immersive learning activities that will build a strong understanding of how to use technology to improve instruction and meet the learning needs of their students.

Note: This is an introductory course intended to expose teachers to Microsoft offerings for education. This is not a deep-dive instruction into any one tool.


  • Provide exposure to the many Microsoft technologies and resources that support student-centered learning
  • Experience hands-on activities and participate in best practice conversations for innovating teaching with Microsoft tools
  • Develop resources to use with students and colleagues

Target Audience  

The primary audience for this session is teachers, empowering educators teaching in a variety of settings.

  • Grades 1-12
  • All subjects/content areas
  • Professional Learning Communities
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Administrators

Recommended size for this academy is 30 educators with one trainer.

Length: 6 hours (plus a 1-hour recommended lunch)

Agenda at a glance   

30 min Welcome
35 min Introduction to Microsoft Teams
25 min Survey and assess student learning using Microsoft Forms
15 min Break
30 min Digital storytelling with Microsoft Sway
45 min Accessibility in Office 365
30 min Building capacity with the Microsoft Educator Community
60 min Lunch & virtual walk through of use case
60 min Sharing and Collaborating with OneDrive, OneNote & Office tools
30 min Introduction to Minecraft EE
15 min Break
60 min Overview of AI at Play in Microsoft Tools & apps for education
15 min Reflection, wrap up, and next steps

Educators are awarded certificates on successful completion of the session

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