Our world is changing faster than ever. What skills will today’s kindergarteners need to be life-ready by the time they graduate as the class of 2030? How can technology support their educational journey? To answer these critical questions, we launched a key piece of research: "The class of 2030 and life-ready learning: The technology imperative." Today, I am super... Read more
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In the wake of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we're dedicating our latest episode of What's New in EDU to the educators working so hard to give students confidence, comfort and control of their own learning. And while making your classroom inclusive is a good for all, you don't have to do it all by yourself. This month, our round-up of the latest efforts and products... Read more
For most teachers, the death of their primary work device can be catastrophic. For me, it was a surprising step one toward a transformed classroom. My previous device crashed and burned in the middle of 2nd advisory. Sure, we can back up with storage drives and access cloud capabilities, but there is nothing like the trusted comfort of your primary work computer. When mine... Read more
Wilburton Elementary is a state-of-the-art school being built from the ground up, following the guidance of the Microsoft Education Transformation Framework, and is a collaborative effort between the Bellevue School District (BSD) and Microsoft. Follow Wilburton’s progress as it happens, from breaking ground, to hiring, to professional development, to becoming a true 21st... Read more
Today, Microsoft joins in marking the seventh Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day dedicated to raising awareness around accessibility in the digital world. I feel it is critical that we all take a moment to look beyond our personal experiences and consider what more we can do to make all students feel confident and in control of their learning. We must recognize... Read more
Today we are incredibly excited to announce the launch of MakeCode for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3! This collaboration is the culmination of months of engineering, design and user testing work between the LEGO Education and Microsoft MakeCode teams. LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 helps bring technology and computer science to life with hands-on, project-based... Read more