Category: Office 365 Education

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Presenting the 2019 Microsoft Showcase Schools

At Microsoft, we believe in the potential of every student. We believe educators deserve more time to teach. And, we believe that with the right tools, everything is possible. The schools nominated into our Showcase School program exemplify these beliefs in action by implementing innovative practices into their leadership, teaching, and learning practices into the development... Read more

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Join us in Texas for TCEA 2019 on Feb. 4-8

We’re excited to once again be a Premier Sponsor of the TCEA Annual Convention, which is hailed as a crucial catalyst for education transformation. The 39th annual convention will showcase over 1,000 informative sessions and hands-on workshops, not to mention access to the latest EdTech resources. Microsoft’s conference lineup is jam-packed with engaging activities and... Read more

Using OneNote has utterly transformed the way we teach at Myddelton College

Myddelton College opened its doors to students at the start of September 2016 with a particular aim in mind: to truly prepare young people for life and work in the 21st century. Our vision was for a child's educational experience to resemble a modern workflow, a much more collaborative exercise than a traditional education delivers, between pupils themselves and between pupils... Read more

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Norwegian elementary school focuses on STEM learning with Microsoft Education

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. When the Norwegian government provided guidance for a country-wide digital literacy program, the intent was to prepare more than 1 million school-aged children for a technology-driven future. To that end, the municipality of Nedre Eiker has led... Read more

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Join us at FETC 2019 with breakout sessions, training and hands-on experiences

We’re excited to once again be a Gold Sponsor of the FETC Annual Conference. FETC offers a variety of session structures designed to foster hands-on and collaborative learning that focus on K-12’s most pressing challenges and technological implementations. Microsoft’s conference lineup is jam-packed with engaging activities and informative breakout sessions. Read on... Read more

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Beat the back to school blues with student hacks you can use all year long

Kick up your coursework a notch and get (virtually) organized with this rundown of back to school tips, tricks, and time savers.   But first things first …   Free stuff 101: Did you know that any student — yes, you — can use apps like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint for free right now, no strings attached? If this is news to you, head over here,... Read more