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Using OneNote has utterly transformed the way we teach at Myddelton College

Myddelton College opened its doors to students at the start of September 2016 with a particular aim in mind: to truly prepare young people for life and work in the 21st century. Our vision was for a child's educational experience to resemble a modern workflow, a much more collaborative exercise than a traditional education delivers, between pupils themselves and between pupils... Read more

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Norwegian elementary school focuses on STEM learning with Microsoft Education

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. When the Norwegian government provided guidance for a country-wide digital literacy program, the intent was to prepare more than 1 million school-aged children for a technology-driven future. To that end, the municipality of Nedre Eiker has led... Read more

Transforming Higher Education to address the skills gap

Digital transformation is reshaping every aspect of our lives – how we live, learn, and work. This transformation impacts the skills students need to succeed both in the workplace of today and in the future, when they will be tasked with solving the most complex issues of any generation in history. As a company, Microsoft has a vested interest in the skills economy that... Read more

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Announcing the 2019 Microsoft Showcase Schools

At Microsoft, we believe in the potential of every student. We believe educators deserve more time to teach. And we believe with the right tools, everything is possible. The schools nominated for our Showcase School program exemplify these beliefs by implementing innovative practices throughout their leadership, teaching, and learning. These beliefs also extend into the... 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