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The Microsoft in Education Global Forum is a hallmark educator recognition program, often hailed by educators as one of the best professional development experiences of their careers. The goal is to showcase and celebrate amazing educators and schools who are positively impacting student learning. Enjoy a glimpse into Global Forum events.

Washington, DC. 2011

Global Forum All Access: Lyneth Crighton

Educator Lyneth Crighton of South Africa explains how technology is changing the way the girls at her school collaborate and learn. Lyneth is committed to helping her students connect different pieces of the digital puzzle for better, more exciting e

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  • Global Forum All Access: Lyneth Crighton Global Forum All Access: Lyneth Crighton Educator Lyneth Crighton of South Africa explains how technology is changing the way the girls at her school collaborate and learn. Lyneth is committed to helping her students connect different pieces of the digital puzzle for better, more exciting e 0 0 1
  • Cheryl Arnett Participates in the Partners in Learning Innovative Education Forum Cheryl Arnett Participates in the Partners in Learning Innovative Education Forum Cheryl talks about learning beyond the classroom with classrooms in Lebanon and Zambia. 0 0 2
  • Global Forum Day 4 Recap Global Forum Day 4 Recap What a day, what a week! Our last daily recap takes us from Thursday's opening keynote through the closing gala - marching bands and all! 0 0 3
  • Global Forum Day 3 Recap Global Forum Day 3 Recap As Wednesday proved, things just get better with age. Day 3 of the Global Forum brought us another groundbreaking keynote, insightful workshops, exciting exhibits and an innovative display of Kinect and other Microsoft technology. Take a look back an 0 0 4
  • Teacher's day out in Washington Teacher's day out in Washington Teacher's Day Out: The best teachers from around the world come together to discuss ideas and to collaborate on the best ways of using technology in education. 0 0 5
  • Global Forum Award Winners Global Forum Award Winners Congratulations to all of the 2011 Global Innovative Educator Award winners from across the world! We'll see you next year in Greece... 0 0 6
  • Global Forum All Access: Azhar Youssef Global Forum All Access: Azhar Youssef See how Azhar Youssef of Egypt and her students' inspiring "Welcome Back Egypt" project is changing perspectives about Egypt after the revolution. 0 0 7
  • Global Forum All Access: Jean-Roch Masson Global Forum All Access: Jean-Roch Masson Jean-Roch Masson of France loves Twitter - so much so that he's using it to help his students learn how to read! See how Jean-Roch has utilized the MSPIL community to further promote this truly innovative use of technology in the classroom! 0 0 8
  • Behind the Scenes of Kinect game "When Fish Fly" Behind the Scenes of Kinect game "When Fish Fly" At the 2011 Partners in Learning Global Forum, Microsoft's US Education CTO, Cameron Evans, talks to Doug Bergman, Lou Zulli, and Johnny Kissko (and Margaret Noble) about how they collaborated with their students across state lines (SC, FL, TX, CA) t 0 0 9
  • Global Forum All Access: Costis Doukas Global Forum All Access: Costis Doukas Costis Doukas of Doukas Schools in Greece shows us how innovation in a school setting can really have an impact. 0 0 10
  • Global Forum All Access: Fida El Homsi Global Forum All Access: Fida El Homsi Now this is innovation: Fida El Homsi of Lebanon paired a mathematics lesson with education on the dangers of smoking (a problem in her school). Learn more about her project and how she uses Microsoft Partners in Learning as a source of inspiration f 0 0 11
  • Conversation with Gareth Ritter, UK Innovative Educator Conversation with Gareth Ritter, UK Innovative Educator At the 2011 Partners in Learning Global Forum, Microsoft's US Education CTO, Cameron Evans, talks to Gareth Ritter, UK teacher, about how he engages students' natural interest in music and technology to encourage a creative and student-directed learn 0 0 12
  • Global Forum All Access: Andy Li Global Forum All Access: Andy Li Educator Andy Li from Hong Kong bridged the class gap in his school system through cloud computing. Through his work with Partners in Learning, Andy is now sharing this idea and solution with teachers worldwide! 0 0 13
  • Colin Horack and Tono Sablan's Anti-Bullying Project from Tacoma, Wa. Colin Horack and Tono Sablan's Anti-Bullying Project from Tacoma, Wa. At the 2011 Partners in Learning Global Forum, Microsoft's US Education CTO, Cameron Evans, talks to Colin Horack and Tono Sablan, from Franklin Pierce High School in Tacoma, Washington, about their innovative class project to combat bullying in thei 0 0 14
  • Global Forum All Access: Maria De Ruiz-Alma Global Forum All Access: Maria De Ruiz-Alma Maria de Ruiz-Alma of Notre Dame School in the Dominican Republican discusses how technology and Microsoft Partners in Learning is impacting her school. 0 0 15
  • San Diego High Tech High Teachers on "Illuminated Mathematics" San Diego High Tech High Teachers on "Illuminated Mathematics" At the 2011 Partners in Learning Global Forum, Microsoft's US Education CTO, Cameron Evans, talks to Margaret Noblem and David Stahnke, about how using technology and creativity, students researched math theories and then produced self-selected digit 0 0 16
  • Global Forum All Access: Pilar Cuello Global Forum All Access: Pilar Cuello Educator Pilar Cuello from Spain takes a moment to share her thoughts on how Partners in Learning fosters a community-driven approach to learning through technology. 0 0 17
  • Global Forum All Access: Chu Tszwing Global Forum All Access: Chu Tszwing Educator Chu Tszwing is at the Global Forum representing Hong Kong, where he's instituting some very innovative uses of ICT (Information Communications Technology) to better prepare students for their futures. 0 0 18
  • 2011 US Educators Reflection on Partners in Learning Global Forum 2011 US Educators Reflection on Partners in Learning Global Forum Microsoft's Andrew Ko speaks with educators at the end of the 2011 Partners in Learning Global Forum to find out what they learned and will bring back to the classroom. 0 0 19