Category: Digital Education Innovation

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What’s New in EDU: Immersive Reader comes to Teams as inclusivity comes into focus

For our September episode of What’s New in EDU, we’re helping bring inclusivity into focus and announcing several new updates coming to Learning Tools. We’re also bringing a popular Learning Tools feature, Immersive Reader, over to Microsoft Teams for more personalized communication. In the same episode, parents and teachers can learn about how Microsoft Store and... Read more

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Meet changemakers in education: Hack the Classroom is live on October 27

The Hack is Back on October 27th! Our next Hack the Classroom event is devoted to the changemakers in education and the passionate innovators in student-centered learning. Join us and learn from the educators who help students build future-ready skills and who ignite their interest in STEM learning. These passionate educators will generously share their techniques and... Read more

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Educators share STEAM strategies in September’s #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet

The best ideas are too big, too broad, to be bound by a single discipline or subject. While Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Design, and Mathematics are often seen as distinct and rooted in their own universes, there's common ground in their potential to give rise to creativity. It's no wonder we go with "STEAM" for short. As you may have already surmised, our... Read more

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Microsoft Store inspires students with digital skills in art with #EmpowerPossibility

We know making computer science education more accessible can help ensure young people are equipped for the future. Research also shows the value of arts education in positive development. From improved literacy and math achievement, to setting higher career goals, access to arts and digital skills is a good thing. That's why the story of Minh Taylor is so inspirational. As... Read more

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Back to school for the first time at Wilburton Elementary

For students and educators around the world now heading back to school, it's a time filled with emotions and opportunities to make new friends, connect with old ones, and embark on new learning opportunities. For one school in Bellevue, Washington, it’s been a momentous week: Wilburton Elementary opened its doors to a new community of students, parents, and educators, for... Read more

New survey: What parents think about technology in the classroom

As a former educator, I’ve always been conscious of the parent’s role - essentially as their child’s first teacher - and their unique, valuable perspective on learning. Parents remember the ways they were taught in school and often have valid questions and thoughts on the new ways children learn, and about the curriculum being taught. With summer coming to an end and... Read more