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What’s New in EDU: Minecraft: Education Edition gets Code Builder and launches new Hour of Code

We're rolling out a fresh episode of What's New in EDU in eager anticipation of next month's Computer Science Education Week  (Dec. 3 - 9). That means it's time for up-and-coming coders and will-be computer wizards to take a look at some new ways Microsoft Education is helping make Computer Science more open, more collaborative and more creative. First, take a deep breath... Read more

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Computer Science sparks the conversation for November’s #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet

Calling all classrooms with up-and-coming coders and app makers-to-be: Computer Science Education Week is happening on December 3 - 9 this year. In celebration of this event, our 14 global hosts are excited to offer you a new #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on Computer Science, Hour of Code and Computational Thinking. Joining from all over the world, our hosts hope to inspire you... Read more

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Double Exposure: Learning unbounded by time or place

At Microsoft Education, we love creating tools like Microsoft Teams for classrooms across the globe. For us, though, the best thing about being able to share a tool like Teams for the classroom is seeing how educators use it to support student learning. We were lucky enough to hear from Dr. Michelle Zimmerman, educator at Renton Prep, about how she engages students in their... Read more

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Class Notebook in Microsoft Teams: create and connect, all in one space

Collaboration is so important. So is individual focus time. With Class Notebook in Microsoft Teams, your students don't have to weigh one against the other. Check out how Class Notebook in Teams creates a centralized space for student engagement and rich content work: Psssst … don’t forget Microsoft Teams and Class Notebook are FREE for students and teachers as part of... Read more

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Catch up on OneNote Class Notebook with this course by a teacher

This definitive, six-week OneNote course is designed to help teachers explore and deploy Class Notebook as a tool in their classrooms. Over the six weeks, teachers will discover each of the components of Class Notebook and learn how each of the features of OneNote can be used to support pedagogy and assessment, as well as enhance student engagement across the curriculum.... Read more

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6 Ways to make assignments (and your school year) easier with Microsoft Teams

We know a lot of planning goes into each and every lesson, sequence, and unit that you teach. From daily reading to capstone projects, not a day goes by where you’re not checking to see if assignments have been turned in, answering questions about assignments, grading assignments, or just plain obsessing a little about assignments. Enter: Microsoft Teams. While there’s... Read more