Category: 21st Century Education

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What’s New in EDU: Hack the Classroom and hit the Oregon Trail with Minecraft: Education Edition

A classroom is more than a room built with brick and mortar. Inside, educators and students come together as builders too, assembling projects, lesson plans, and the skills they’ll need to thrive in the future. In the October episode of What’s New in EDU, our monthly round-up of the latest efforts and products from Microsoft Education, we put wheels on the whole classroom... Read more

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Modern methodologies for classroom IT management: Collaboration and communication technologies for school use

Today’s post was brought to you by the Microsoft Education Partner Advisory Council   Increase overall productivity with better online connections   Peer interactions offer an essential opportunity to share best practices, templates, and other valuable resources, especially in education. School users, from staff to students, do their best work when they... Read more

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Announcing Microsoft 365 Education, a single, affordable solution built for education

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7_3_MukBjQ In my job, I am fortunate that I get to travel to schools around the world. I am often inspired by these visits, especially when I witness the passion in teachers when they can make a special connection with students, sparking both their curiosity and creativity. And in these travels, I also I see the mounting pressure... Read more

5 Quick and easy adaptations for students with learning differences

5 Quick and easy adaptations for students with learning differences

Every mainstream class contains students with learning differences. OneNote has enabled me to make learning more accessible for all of these students, whether their needs are related to dyslexia, Autism Spectrum Disorder, auditory processing disorder, ADHD, or non-specific learning difficulties. These are five quick and easy OneNote tricks I’ve used to help me make... Read more

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Fresno Unified School District student outcomes improve with personalized learning

Fresno Unified School District, the fourth largest district in California, supports 75,000 students with a majority from low income households, and 22 percent who are English learners.  Fresno Unified represents some of our country’s most economically disadvantaged students – and yet they embody a wealth of opportunity. Beginning in 2016, Microsoft Education partnered... Read more

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OneNote Class Notebooks get iPad updates, everyone gets new sticker packs

With the new school year underway in many places around the world, we’re releasing a set of updates to help teachers save time, be more organized, and have fun.  Here are the updates for OneNote Class Notebooks, rolling out now:   iPad Class Notebook Toolbar   The OneNote Class Notebook toolbar is available on many platforms already, including OneNote... Read more