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What’s New in EDU: New Learning Tools, Office and OneNote updates to inspire your inclusive classroom

In the wake of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we're dedicating our latest episode of What's New in EDU to the educators working so hard to give students confidence, comfort and control of their own learning. And while making your classroom inclusive is a good for all, you don't have to do it all by yourself. This month, our round-up of the latest efforts and products... Read more

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4 Things we learned about Microsoft 365 Education from the Forrester Consulting Total Economic Impact study

IT Professionals working in education have their own set of unique challenges. Through our conversations with you, we have learned that you need a solution that will support your students, your faculty and staff, as well as your peace of mind.  I love talking with IT leaders working in education because, as they describe their goals, I get inspired – every time! We believe... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: The latest in Learning Tools, Office 365, Teams, Intune and more

Educators, edtech enthusiasts and IT professionals: We have two new episodes of What’s New in EDU ready for you. This month, our round-up of the latest efforts and products from Microsoft Education catches you up on big range of recent updates to the tools you've been using - and perhaps a few you've yet to discover. Our biggest updates this month include the addition... Read more

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Q&A: Ohbot’s impact as a learning tool

If you attended ISTE 2017 with us, you may remember meeting Ohbot at our booth. And even if you didn’t, we have some more to share on how Ohbot has had a positive impact on learning over the last 12 months. A brief reminder: Ohbot is an expressive, programmable robot head that stands 20 cm tall, built with seven motors that tilt and turn the head and eyes, move its... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Building better pathways for women in STEM

This month’s episode of What’s New in EDU is on a topic very near and dear to my heart. Working in tech over the past 15 years, and working with the Anita Borg Institute, has allowed me to dive deeper into this topic. Now, more than ever, I feel it’s critical to build pathways for women to pursue STEM careers, either through engineering and technical roles, or via... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: 10 newly announced Microsoft Education experiences you don’t want to miss

We’re in the midst of exciting transformation in education. This change is critical for our schools, educators and students, as it is for our countries, industries and planet.  Students are becoming creators, in disciplines that didn’t always seem creative. They are comfortable in blending the digital and physical worlds and they understand the importance of... Read more