Category: Digital Education Innovation

Two elephants gather near a tree at sunset.

How to bring the world to your students and support sustainable development

The United Nations is dedicated to promoting cooperation and collaboration at local and global levels, which means it’s fundamentally aligned with what we hope to achieve in modern education. Established in 1945, the UN has dedicated efforts to maintaining world peace, promoting human rights, and protecting the spaces of our world, including our environment. In 2015, the... Read more

Craig Kielburger addresses attendees of WE Day on a stage.

An inspired partnership: WE and Microsoft join forces to bring WE Day to more students and schools

Microsoft is proud to partner with WE, an organization that brings people together and gives them the tools to change the world. Microsoft shares that vision and, through its technology, is helping WE accelerate their impact. I had the privilege of attending WE Day recently in Vancouver, Canada and meeting with co-founder of WE, Craig Kielburger. As I met with Craig, I... Read more

Angeles Soriano gives an educator talk.

Students come together virtually to commemorate a history of amazing women

Àngels Soriano says that to be a great teacher, one must never stop learning. Now in her 17th year of teaching, her goals are to promote lifelong learning among students and to remind educators to be lifelong learners themselves. Based in Valencia, Spain, Àngels and her students are currently working on a project dubbed Women in History, which was inspired by the glaring... Read more

TweetMeet Save the Date for February 21

TweetMeet on 21st-Century Learning: Join #MSFTEduChat on Feb. 21

Don your capes, fasten your seat belts and get your keyboards ready: It’s time for another #MSFTEduChat! In our Feb. 21st TweetMeet, we’ll tackle 21st-Century Learning with the help of five amazing hosts. We’ll be lucky enough to be joined by Mette Hauch, Pip Cleaves, Jason Holt, Martha Jez, and Melanie LeJeune. They'll be sharing how the fast pace of technology has... Read more

Students seated around a table use a Lenovo Yoga device.

More of your apps from Microsoft Education partners now integrate with and support classroom experiences

Our mission at Microsoft Education is to empower every student to achieve more. As we continue to deliver classroom-tailored solutions for Office 365 Education and Windows 10, we are excited to see even more of our partners supporting that cause seamlessly. This post provides a sample of independent partners now available for use in conjunction with Windows 10, Office 365 and... Read more

A teacher in River Dell Regional School District addresses student with a Windows tablet in hand.

Extra Credits: Connected classrooms and digital ink come to River Dell Regional School District

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry from the Windows blog examines how the River Dell Regional School District in Bergen County, New Jersey, adopted Windows 10, affordable Windows devices, and inking for their students. Excerpt:   River Dell Regional School... Read more