Category: 21st Century Education

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Modern methodologies for classroom IT management: How to deploy school technology that works for everyone

Today’s post was brought to you by the Microsoft Education Partner Advisory Council. To learn more, catch up on previous entries in this series: How to protect school data and uphold access policies Better learning for everyone with secure, connected devices.    Sometimes it's hard to fit everyday short-term technology project requests into a... Read more

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Back-to-school help from the experts: Join the TweetMeet on Aug. 15

We think set-up time should make way for more student time. On August 15th, we're bringing in the experts to help you start the back-to-school season with less worry about setting up your digital classroom. Whether you’re working on your professional development, or want to get up to speed with OneNote Class Notebook, we’ve got you covered. Planning on returning to... Read more

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How an assessment tool can help you teach 21st century skills

It takes a lot of courage to shift from traditional teacher-led training to flipped classrooms with deep, personalized learning paths. When adding the challenge of teaching 21st century skills to your pure subject knowledge, you need time and effort initially to re-configure your safe and familiar lesson plans. However, those who have tried it say there’s no going... Read more

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3 ways augmented reality opens new worlds for students

With the rapid development of science and technology, the tools, contents and methods of the education industry are facing huge challenges. To improve education quality, educators need to keep up with new technologies, acquire new skills and adapt content and methods to keep pace with the times. By integrating new technologies such as augmented reality, educators can gain... Read more

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Modern methodologies for classroom IT management: Better learning for everyone with secure, connected devices

Today’s post was brought to you by the Microsoft Education Partner Advisory Council After establishing your IT foundation and long-term plan (see: How to protect school data and uphold access policies), you’ll need to select your organization’s devices and find effective ways to manage them. Carefully controlling network access from non-school-owned personal... Read more

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OneNote, Class Notebook and Desktop Learning Tools updated for back-to-school season

As we head into the back-to-school season with you, we’re adding Flipgrid support to OneNote and updating our OneNote Desktop add-ins this month to integrate with even more school systems. We're also happy to share that we're improving the digital learning tools in your class with greater language support.   Flipgrid embed support in OneNote   OneNote now... Read more