Category: 21st Century Education

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Picture Dictionary, Custom Parts of Speech Colors and Roaming Settings come to Immersive Reader

Microsoft continues to build on our commitment to create inclusive learning environments, with tools that empower students of all abilities to work independently, efficiently, and confidently. Microsoft Learning Tools are free tools that implement proven techniques to improve reading and writing for people, regardless of their age or ability. We recently passed an exciting... Read more

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How to nominate yourself as Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE)

Are you a teacher striving to find new ways to engage your students? If you'd like to connect with a global, professional learning community of other teachers, just like yourself, who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what a classroom looks and feels like, we have a step-by-step guide for you below. Microsoft supports a thriving community of passionate educators who... Read more

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Women in STEM share their inspirations in new #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on March 20

Today's students could be the next generation of leaders in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and their educators are in a crucial position to provide ideal guidance and inspiration. In the wake of this year's International Women's Day, it's important to evaluate the responsibility society has in helping girls feel welcome and fairly represented in tomorrow's... Read more

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One Skype call can open hearts

Women around the world are taking to the streets on International Women’s Day to urge faster progress on gender parity in economic opportunity, education and other important issues. The theme this year, #PressforProgress, is perfectly tuned to the challenges society faces. Read more on the Official Microsoft Blog. The following story comes from Susanna Jilka, a... Read more

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London college gives every student a voice with Teams

“Everyone has a voice, and I believe everyone deserves to be heard,” says Esam Baboukhan, computer science instructor at the City of Westminster College in London. How do you make sure everyone can use their voice, especially when they don’t speak aloud? For Baboukhan, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE), it was a challenge that had to be met. One of his... Read more

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Report: More K-12 schools in US taking advantage of affordable Windows devices

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. A new report shows more and more K-12 schools throughout the United States are choosing Windows devices and opening the doors to all Microsoft has to offer. Our team at Microsoft Education is both encouraged and humbled to see this amazing... Read more