Ms. Tran Huong Quynh honored at the event (Photo: Internet)
Ms. Quynh was among six “Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts” honored at the event. She joined five other Asian educators in Team 45, which took home top honors in the Educator Challenge with a higher-ed lesson plan titled “Collaborative and Inclusive Trip Planning.”
Lecturer Quynh's team captured the prize with plan to design a curriculum for pedagogy students. The curriculum was designed with Minecraft program to help pedagogy students understand the concept of integration and listen to students’ opinion with the device Flipgrid.
The event took place from April 3rd - 4th with the aim to create a forum where Microsoft innovative educator experts can exchange their creative ideas in forming highly interactive classes.
Other teams were honored with the Student Voice, Creativity, Collaboration, and Inclusion awards.
The event attracted more than 300 educators and education system leaders from a combined 109 countries and territories exchanging ideas to develop innovative experiences in classrooms.
“Every educator is a change-maker, making an imprint on the lives of students who will be the leaders, innovators and creators of the next generation,” said Anthony Salcito, Vice President of Microsoft Education.
“Some truly go above and beyond, pushing into unknown territory to bring new technology and techniques into their classroom to inspire and engage their students and prepare them with the skills they’ll need to thrive in the jobs of the future.
“It is a joy to host this event each year to celebrate educators who are changing education and changing lives." he added./.