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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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Building the future from the ground up – announcing nominations for Microsoft’s Flagship Schools Program

We’re looking for the next generation of school for an exciting journey. Microsoft Flagship Schools - Are you ready? Are you building a new school/institution for completion in the next 1-3 years? Are you open to the opportunity for change? Are you eager to drive holistic transformation across people, culture and learning environments? Would you like to... 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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Students discover the real-world digital skills at Microsoft Store Summer Camps

Educators and students already know digital skills will be critical to career success in a future driven by technology. But students don’t have to wait until tomorrow to gain these skills. This summer, Microsoft Store locations in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico will deliver coding, robotics, moviemaking and philanthropic skills that students need today to be successful... Read more

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E2 | Education Exchange 2018: The future of the world is in our classrooms today

When 400 of the world’s most innovative educators gather together in one place, amazing things happen. Last week, Microsoft held the fourth annual E2 | Education Exchange. This event is one of the highlights of the year, where we have the opportunity to celebrate the incredible work of the some of the most innovative educators from around the globe. The essence of E2 is... 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