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Students discover the real-world digital skills at Microsoft Store Summer Camps

Educators and students already know digital skills will be critical to career success in a future driven by technology. But students don’t have to wait until tomorrow to gain these skills. This summer, Microsoft Store locations in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will deliver coding, robotics, moviemaking and philanthropic skills that students need today to be successful... Read more

The best version of OneNote on Windows

We’re incredibly lucky to have millions of passionate OneNote users around the globe, and we love learning how we can help you improve learning and save time in the classroom. In spending time with you, we heard a recurring theme: you want a single version of OneNote on Windows that combines all the benefits of the modern Windows 10 app with the depth and breadth of... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: The latest in Learning Tools, Office 365, Teams, Intune and more

Educators, edtech enthusiasts and IT professionals: We have two new episodes of What’s New in EDU ready for you. This month, our round-up of the latest efforts and products from Microsoft Education catches you up on big range of recent updates to the tools you've been using - and perhaps a few you've yet to discover. Our biggest updates this month include the addition... Read more

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The Innovation Project brings together 460 schools across 85 countries to solve global issues

If you joined our #MSFTEduChat recently (get caught up here), in which we discussed the global movement to #TeachSDGs (the UN's Sustainable Development Goals), you may be looking for more ways to inspire your students and put them on a path to make the world better. A new global project by Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Koen Timmers invites you and your school to take... Read more

Stickers come to OneNote Mac, plus Class Notebook integration with Focus School Systems and IST

Today we are releasing a set of April updates for OneNote and Class Notebooks. Stickers come to OneNote Mac Two new partner integrations for assignment and grade integration – Focus School Software and IST Stickers come to OneNote Mac Our popular and teacher-inspired set of stickers are going to be available on the OneNote Mac platform.  Everything including sticker... Read more

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Q&A: How students venture into California’s parks with Skype in the Classroom

Skype in the Classroom celebrates Earth Day (April 22nd) throughout the month with virtual field trips to beautiful parks around the world, with lessons on climate change and animals of all types, along with Skype sessions with ocean experts and classes on all of these topics (and more). Today, we're sharing a quick Q&A we conducted with Brad Krey, the program manager... Read more