Category: Digital Education Innovation

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Educators talk student voice, Flipgrid and Minecraft: Education Edition on July’s #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet

The message from this year's Hack the Classroom event came through loud and clear: Educators want to boost and protect student voice, elevating it above the din of our demanding lives. When students feel heard, feel seen, and feel acknowledged, their motivation to learn grows substantially. Student voice may not take the same form in every classroom - and education leaders... Read more

Announcing new lesson plans and Minecraft: Education Edition update to spark interest in STEM

This week, the Microsoft Education team is in the Windy City showing off some exciting new technology and curricula to support STEM learning at the annual ISTE conference. In today’s job market, 50 percent of jobs require technology skills, and in the next 10 years, these types of jobs will outpace non-technology jobs by nearly two to one. It’s more important than ever... Read more

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Moving the needle on student achievement: Fresno Unified School District’s personalized learning initiative

Today’s students will graduate into a world that will be dramatically different - and changing faster than ever. They will enter a workforce where job functions, roles and even categories will be significantly altered, and will face social and global challenges beyond what we can imagine today. Research recently conducted by Microsoft - “The class of 2030 and life-ready... Read more

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What you’ll see from Microsoft Education and our partners at ISTE 2018

At Microsoft Education our mission is to empower every student on the planet to achieve more. Delivering on this mission means working with partners across the globe who are equally committed to, and every bit as enthusiastic about, improving educational outcomes. For the first time at ISTE, we are proud to showcase 12 of those inspirational partners. We hope the sneak peek... Read more

Welcoming Flipgrid to the Microsoft family

If you want to see what a movement looks like, search #FlipgridFever on Twitter, or walk into any classroom that's using Flipgrid. The enthusiasm radiating from Flipgrid’s community is a reflection of how the product began – in the classroom. Back in 2015, Dr. Charlie Miller, Jim Leslie and Phil Soran came together to envision a world where educators could recast the... Read more

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Join Microsoft Education at ISTE 2018

Please join us at the 2018 ISTE Conference & Expo taking place June 24th-27th in Chicago, Illinois. Register for ISTE 2018 here. If you won’t be at ISTE this year, don't worry! You can tune into What's New in EDU: Live from ISTE each day the week of ISTE. You can also tune in on Facebook Live for HacktheClassroom.   10 Happenings from Microsoft Education... Read more