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#MSFTEduChat highlights: Global collaboration and #skypeathon

The multilingual #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet of October 16 was all about global collaboration and the upcoming Skype-a-Thon. Read our announcement post, October’s #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet gets you ready to go global with #skypeathon, for the full details and resources. Participants from all over the world joined us for the TweetMeet last Tuesday. Several of our hosts were so... Read more

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Join Microsoft Education at EDUCAUSE 2018: Oct. 30 – Nov. 2 in Denver, CO

We’re excited to once again be a Silver Sponsor of the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, where IT and Higher Education thought leaders from across the globe gather to network, share ideas, and discover solutions to today’s most pressing challenges in higher education. Our conference lineup is jam-packed with engaging activities, great giveaways, and informative breakout... Read more

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Seattle Preparatory School standardizes on Microsoft Education solutions

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. In Seattle, Phil Dietrich, IT Director at Seattle Preparatory School, is passionate about perpetuating the learning legacy of the 125-year-old institution. To that end, he helps the faculty conduct teachings while preparing their students for a... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Updates to help students with dyslexia thrive (plus: we want to hear your story!)

With the school year in full swing, it's time to debut our October edition of What's New in EDU. Sorry, Halloween scare-fans: the only spooky thing about this one is how much news we squeezed into a single episode. 👻 We’re excited to bring new features to help teachers reach and engage every student. Our focus this month is on our Made by Dyslexia pledge to help... Read more

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Microsoft + Made by Dyslexia: Helping students with dyslexia thrive with technology

It is estimated that one in five students has dyslexia, yet there are likely far more who have not yet been identified in today's classrooms. These students, whose language based learning difference causes a deficiency with phonological processing when learning to read, are often mistakenly labeled as having a learning disability and, as such, make up approximately 70 to 85... Read more

Teens and parents discover how to address cyberbullying with help from Microsoft Store

Cyberbullying is a widespread issue among teens. According to the Cyberbullying Research Center, more than one in three teens have been cyberbullied. This October, in recognition of National Bullying Prevention Month, Microsoft Store will offer parents, educators and teens free in-store workshops and online tools to identify and address cyberbullying. Microsoft Store has... Read more