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Microsoft Education and DET Digital Learning presents

The Inclusive Classroom (Using tech for additional learning needs) (Southba...


“As a teacher, I am constantly on the hunt for technology and tools that give students with additional learning needs an environment that is personalised, differentiated and yet as close to their peers’ experience as possible… With Windows 10 and Office 365, I have been able to find and use many of the accommodations that I have been looking for making consumption of materials, content creation, collaboration and organisation possible for students using the same technology and tools as their peers.” – Robin Lowell, Special Education, Science and Mathematics teacher.


Microsoft's mission is to empower all people and all organisations to achieve more. The classroom is no different. Microsoft provides a robust platform for students to fully engage with their curricula, classmates, and teachers in powerful new ways. These tools and solutions work in tandem with Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles, among others, and help teachers spend less time creating workarounds and more time working with their students.


Redefine what’s possible in your classroom


Learn how Microsoft's Inclusive Classroom solutions can help you personalise learning and motivate your students to achieve their fullest potential.

Participants will:

• see how Microsoft 365 can transform their students’ educational experience and personalise learning in Reading, Writing, Maths and Speaking & Listening;

• navigate tools such as Immersive Reader, Dictate in Office, Microsoft Translator, Accessibility Checker, Office Lens and tailor them to students’ individual learning needs;

• learn how students can demonstrate their understanding using inputs other than keyboarding and text and be equipped with productivity and collaborative tools, and skills they will use throughout their lives.


What will the day look like?

9:00 – Arrival and registrations

9:30 – The Microsoft Educator Centre, introduction to Microsoft 365 in the Classroom

11:00 – Break

11:30 – Support with Reading, Writing, Maths, Speaking & Listening

13:00 – Lunch

13:45 - Support with Reading, Writing, Maths, Speaking & Listening

15:00 - Wrap


Important Information


This is a face-to-face event held in Victoria, Australia (not online) and you must register using a Victorian institution email address.


It is crucial that you bring a fully-charged laptop (not phone or tablet) preferably running Windows 10 and your TO number (DET teachers).


This event is targeted at DET teachers, leaders, and ES staff but teachers from other sectors are welcome.


This event is not catered.


For more information please contact a-trwall@microsoft.com