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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

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Online collaboration transforms teaching in Western Australia

As teachers push the boundaries of modern pedagogy to give their increasingly diverse learners the best opportunities to succeed, technology matters. Our recent findings from The Class of 2030 and Life-ready Learning research highlighted collaborative platforms as one of the technologies which was best positioned to support socially embedded learning especially over... Read more

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Celebrate your changemakers at Microsoft Education Exchange 2019

Every day I’m inspired by educators who innovate in the classroom and provide the best learning opportunities for their students. Educators are personalizing learning experiences to empower their students, by embracing modern teaching and learning, innovative curriculum, and by providing immersive experiences with technology. I can’t think of a better way to celebrate... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Immersive Reader comes to Teams as inclusivity comes into focus

For our September episode of What’s New in EDU, we’re helping bring inclusivity into focus and announcing several new updates coming to Learning Tools. We’re also bringing a popular Learning Tools feature, Immersive Reader, over to Microsoft Teams for more personalized communication. In the same episode, parents and teachers can learn about how Microsoft Store and... Read more