Presentation on theme: "Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE)"— Presentation transcript:
1 Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) Holly DicksonSenior Product Manager
2 Agenda 21st Century Skills and Innovative Teaching Partners in Learning and Teaching with TechnologyMicrosoft Certified Educator examSelf-assessment and eLearningQ&A
3 21st Century Skills21st century skills are a global standard of skills students will need in a world where technology is prevalent and quickly changing. Critical thinking and problem solving Communication Collaboration Creativity and innovation
4 ResearchResearch shows that innovative teaching plus access to technology helps students acquire 21st century skills.What the researched showed is that innovative teaching practices and ubiquitous access to technology led to students acquiring 21st century skills. So what does innovative teaching look like?Source: Innovative Teaching and Learning (ITL) Research January 2011
5 Structured around the student Using technology to develop skills Innovative TeachingPersonalizedCollaborativeKnowledge buildingLearning to learnProblem Solving24/7 learning opportunitiesGlobal and cultural understandingCollaborationCreativityInnovationStructured around the studentExtends LearningBeyond the ClassroomUsing technology to develop skillsThe Microsoft Partners in Learning Group has a professional development program to help teachers develop the attributes needed for innovative teaching.Not just for technology educators. This is for all educators.
14 What You Should Know Current Training Language Availability English RussianIn process: Spanish, Brazilian PortugueseTarget AudienceColleges of Education, School Districts, Regional/State Teacher PD initiativesEducation Leaders (MoEs)If the customer qualifies to be an ITA, you can sell MCE to themFeature/benefitSelf-assessment, Learning PlanCompetency-based professional development eLearningInstitution/individual reporting capabilities (ITA)Microsoft Certified Educator ExamEnglish and RussianOther languages considered based on customer demandAvailable at introductory pricing through MTA VL site license or Certiport licenses, vouchers