Category: For IT Professionals

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Native American School District deploys Microsoft Education solutions to enhance students’ focus and help them achieve more

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world.  When Jennifer Duncan began teaching at Rocky Boy Schools, she brought with her a passion for helping kids to connect and grow. In the remote, central-northern town of Elder, Montana, she works with students on each end of the spectrum -... Read more

New report shows how teachers use Microsoft Forms to drive improvement in learning outcomes

Microsoft Education has undertaken a new study with researchers at Digital Promise to investigate how teachers around the world are using Microsoft Forms to drive learning. Providing feedback to students on their learning progress is one of the most powerful pedagogical approaches and education research has repeatedly shown that formative feedback has a tremendous impact on... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Minecraft: Education Edition expands to iPad

We’ve spent our summer building innovative tools to help students of all ages and levels get the most out of learning, the minute they walk back into your classroom.  In this latest edition of What’s New in EDU, we’re excited to share a new batch of features and enhancements to help you encourage independent learning and engage your students – and we’re kicking it... Read more

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3 key ways Microsoft 365 Education gives you the most value at the lowest cost

Many educational institutions looking to harness the power of the cloud consider Microsoft and Google. While both include collaboration, voice, device and security services, Microsoft 365 Education provides coverage and capabilities most institutions aren’t aware they can get in a single license. We know you’ll do the due diligence to determine which service will best... Read more

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Back to School season gets easier with tips and hands-on help from #MicrosoftEDU

The Back to School season is a hectic period of behind-the-scenes work for educators, school leaders and IT leaders who want their students to walk into a seamless, appropriately set up classroom. Hectic doesn't have to mean hard, though, and the Microsoft Education Team wants to be there for you while you set up your digital classroom, save time and improve learning outcomes... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Live from ISTE 2018

Educators from across the globe are bringing their passions, experiences and big-change ideas together again for the 2018 ISTE Conference and Expo, kicking off this week in Chicago, Illinois. And if forward-thinking teachers and time-saving tech advancements are going to be there, that means What’s New in EDU is going to be there too. We’re debuting brand new episodes... Read more