Category: Office 365 Education

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Picture Dictionary, Custom Parts of Speech Colors and Roaming Settings come to Immersive Reader

Microsoft continues to build on our commitment to create inclusive learning environments, with tools that empower students of all abilities to work independently, efficiently, and confidently. Microsoft Learning Tools are free tools that implement proven techniques to improve reading and writing for people, regardless of their age or ability. We recently passed an exciting... Read more

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How to nominate yourself as Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIEE)

Are you a teacher striving to find new ways to engage your students? If you'd like to connect with a global, professional learning community of other teachers, just like yourself, who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what a classroom looks and feels like, we have a step-by-step guide for you below. Microsoft supports a thriving community of passionate educators who... Read more

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One Skype call can open hearts

Women around the world are taking to the streets on International Women’s Day to urge faster progress on gender parity in economic opportunity, education and other important issues. The theme this year, #PressforProgress, is perfectly tuned to the challenges society faces. Read more on the Official Microsoft Blog. The following story comes from Susanna Jilka, a... Read more

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London college gives every student a voice with Teams

“Everyone has a voice, and I believe everyone deserves to be heard,” says Esam Baboukhan, computer science instructor at the City of Westminster College in London. How do you make sure everyone can use their voice, especially when they don’t speak aloud? For Baboukhan, a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (MIE), it was a challenge that had to be met. One of his... Read more

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OneNote in higher education: The ultimate tool for teaching, advising, and administration

About four years ago, with prompt from a dean at my university, I began offering online courses in the Classical Studies Program, where I teach and serve as director. My program was one of the first to offer online classes in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, which was a surprise to many, especially given the reputation of Classics programs for teaching dead... Read more

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O’Dea High School’s story of digital transformation

Letting go of old habits takes time, unless you’re the dedicated and innovative educators of O'Dea High School. Beginning in August of the 2017-2018 school year, O'Dea launched a one-to-one single device program featuring the Microsoft Surface.  Shortly after the launch, in October, Microsoft's EDU Product Manager, Mike Tholfsen, visited O'Dea. He visited some classes... Read more