BETT 2012: Microsoft launches revamped Partners in Learning Network

Microsoft officially launched the revamped Partners in Learning Network, a worldwide collaborative network and resource designed to encourage the communication and sharing between the world’s brightest and forward-thinking educators.

The new Partners in Learning Network is available in 115 countries, 36 languages, and offers a treasure chest of resources, lesson plans, and invaluable learning content from innovative educators from around the world. Additional new features of the site include:

· New badges and tags are designed to encourage members to frequently upload content such as lesson plans, activities, tools, and other ready-to-use educational resources which helps keep the community engaged and the content fresh.

· Partners in Learning Network members are able to promote and link to their other social media properties and can log in with Windows Live ID, Facebook, Gmail, or Yahoo.

· Find more about the updates to the Network here.

Christine Weiser is the Content and Brand Director for Tech & Learning, and has been with the company since 2008. She has reported on education for most of her career, working at Scholastic and Gale Publishing before joining Tech & Learning. Christine is also an author and musician, and lives in Philadelphia with her husband and son.