Microsoft Immersion 2020

An Online Summit for All Educators in New Zealand

October 29, 2020 3:50 pm
Using Technology Better, Noel Leeming Group & Microsoft have combined their passion for education and appetite for helping educators and teachers succeed with technology in the classroom.

Whether you’re just getting started with tech in the classroom, using it often or already an avid user, this online conference has been designed for you!

Your Speakers

Microsoft Certified Trainers

keynote speaker

Sean Tierney

Director for Teaching Learning Strategy for Microsoft / Co-founder of BounceInc.

Mike Reading

UTB Founder,Visionary and Commander-in-Chief

Morgan McKeen

Microsoft Education Manager Noel Leeming Ltd

Mark Herrring

Technology Trainer STEAM and Creative Learning Nerd

Paul Hamilton

Technology Trainer
Apple and Creativity Wizard

Samantha Garrett

Technology Trainer Efficiency, Productivity & Organisation Nerd

Lara Kirk

Technology Trainer Creative Curriculum Design

Donna Golightly

Technology Trainer Educational Resource Master and HR Champion

Adrian Francis

Technology Trainer Creative Spreadsheets Nerd

Glen Pringle

Technology Trainer Technical Specialist

Who Is This
Virtual Conference For?

What Will
You Learn?

Schedule

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm NZT
Expo

4:00 pm - 4:20 pm NZT
Keynote

4:20 pm - 4:55 pm NZT
Workshop One

4:55 pm - 5:10 pm NZT
Expo One + Networking

5:10 pm - 5:45 pm NZT
Workshop Two

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm NZT
Expo Two + Networking

6:00 pm - 6:35 pm NZT
Workshop Three

6:35 pm - 6:45 pm NZT
Networking + Spot Prizes and Feedback

Session (Date)

Time (Duration)

Session Outline

Workshop 1
29th Oct 2020

35 mins
4:20 pm - 4:55 pm NZT

Learn what you need to do so you can use Minecraft: Education Edition on Chromebooks in the classroom.
 

Your Trainer: Morgan McKeen

Tap into the power of OneNote to create a digital learning environment for students. Learn how to manage assignments and content easily.
 
Your Trainer: Adrian Francis
Is your Inbox out of control? Do you waste time finding, organising & keeping track of emails? Outlook on the web is the friend you need!
 
Your Trainer: Samantha Garrett
A session for school leaders exploring the ETF framework from Microsoft – one of the best tools for sustainable technology plans!
 
Your Trainer: Mike Reading
See how you can use Assignments in Teams to assign work, distribute self-marking quizzes, provide feedback and track student progress.
 
Your Trainer: Morgan McKeen
Do you need to send out questionnaires or collect data? Does creating a self marking quiz interest you? Explore how Forms makes things easy.
 
Your Trainer: Mark Herring

Workshop 2
29th Oct 2020

35 mins
5:10 pm - 5:45 pm NZT

Explore Sway’s easy to use design tools that will allow all of your students to produce awesome presentations.
 
Your Trainer: Donna Golightly
Learn how hybrid learning intentionally creates a learner-centered experience that is “profoundly personalized, relevant, and engaging.”
 
Your Trainer: Adrian Francis
Teams is the hub for all your communications, document management and more when you tap into the efficiencies that are built into this tool.
 
Your Trainer: Lara Kirk
If you’ve been thrown in the deep-end managing your O365 tenant, this session will give you the basic skills to manage it effectively.
 
Your Trainer: Glen Pringle
Want an actionable model to make your meetings more efficient, and have everyone on the same page? This session is for you!
 
Your Trainer: Mike Reading
Discover how you can foster collaboration and creativity in your classroom with Minecraft: Education Edition.
 
Your Trainer: Morgan McKeen

Workshop 3
29th Oct 2020

35 mins
6:00 pm - 6:35 pm NZT

Do you feel like you spend more time managing your task list than actually doing tasks? Learn how Microsoft To Do can change all that!
 
Your Trainer: Samantha Garrett
Explore the free, built-in, mainstream, non-stigmatizing tools available to teachers and students to make learning accessible.
 
Your Trainer: Morgan McKeen
Discover the many tools built in to Flipgrid and explore the fun ways you can use them to give every learner a voice.
 
Your Trainer: Donna Golightly
See how digitally inking in Word, PowerPoint and OneNote can improve learning outcomes for students and efficiencies for teachers.
 
Your Trainer: Adrian Francis
Celebrate creativity in M:EE by capturing artifacts and worlds to share outside of the game. Add life with 3D presentations and more!
 
Your Trainer: Lara Kirk
If you have been using PowerPoint for presentations only, you’re probably unaware of the magic you can create with animation. Let me show you!
 
Your Trainer: Paul Hamilton

Session (Date)

Workshop 1
29th October 2020

Time (Duration)​

35 mins
4:20 pm - 4:55 pm NZT

Session Outline​

Learn what you need to do so you can use Minecraft: Education Edition on Chromebooks in the classroom.
 

Your Trainer: Morgan McKeen

Tap into the power of OneNote to create a digital learning environment for students. Learn how to manage assignments and content easily.
 
Your Trainer: Adrian Francis
Is your Inbox out of control? Do you waste time finding, organising & keeping track of emails? Outlook on the web is the friend you need!
 
Your Trainer: Samantha Garrett
A session for school leaders exploring the ETF framework from Microsoft – one of the best tools for sustainable technology plans!
 
Your Trainer: Mike Reading
See how you can use Assignments in Teams to assign work, distribute self-marking quizzes, provide feedback and track student progress
 
Your Trainer: Morgan McKeen
Do you need to send out questionnaires or collect data? Does creating a self marking quiz interest you? Explore how Forms makes things easy.
 
Your Trainer: Mark Herring

Session (Date)

Workshop 2
29th October 2020

Time (Duration)​

35 mins
5:10 pm - 5:45 pm NZT

Session Outline​

Explore Sway’s easy to use design tools that will allow all of your students to produce awesome presentations.
 
Your Trainer: Donna Golightly
Learn how hybrid learning intentionally creates a learner-centered experience that is “profoundly personalized, relevant, and engaging.”
 
Your Trainer: Adrian Francis
Teams is the hub for all your communications, document management and more when you tap into the efficiencies that are built into this tool.
 
Your Trainer: Lara Kirk
If you’ve been thrown in the deep-end managing your O365 tenant, this session will give you the basic skills to manage it effectively.
 
Your Trainer: Glen Pringle
Want an actionable model to make your meetings more efficient, and have everyone on the same page? This session is for you!
 
Your Trainer: Mike Reading
Discover how you can foster collaboration and creativity in your classroom with Minecraft: Education Edition
 
Your Trainer: Morgan McKeen

Session (Date)

Workshop 3
29th October 2020

Time (Duration)​

35 mins
6:00 pm - 6:35 pm NZT

Session Outline​

Do you feel like you spend more time managing your task list than actually doing tasks? Learn how Microsoft To Do can change all that!
 
Your Trainer: Samantha Garrett
Explore the free, built-in, mainstream, non-stigmatizing tools available to teachers and students to make learning accessible
 
Your Trainer: Morgan McKeen
Discover the many tools built in to Flipgrid and explore the fun ways you can use them to give every learner a voice.
 
Your Trainer: Donna Golightly
See how digitally inking in Word, PowerPoint and OneNote can improve learning outcomes for students and efficiencies for teachers.
 
Your Trainer: Adrian Francis
Celebrate creativity in M:EE by capturing artifacts and worlds to share outside of the game. Add life with 3D presentations and more!
 
Your Trainer: Lara Kirk
If you have been using PowerPoint for presentations only, you’re probably unaware of the magic you can create with animation. Let me show you!
 
Your Trainer: Paul Hamilton

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