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Learn what’s next with Microsoft Education at ISTE 2017

Microsoft Education at ISTE 2017 | June 25-28, 2017 | San Antonio, TX   On May 2nd, the team at Microsoft Education shared its vision for helping empower students of today to create the world of tomorrow. We plan on bringing all that excitement to the ISTE Conference and Expo this year, spread across 140 teacher talks and through a new hands-on interactive experience... Read more

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4 hacks for Word 2016 to save you time authoring documents

If there’s one thing we Microsoft engineers have learned in our dialogue with teachers, it’s that each and every one cares deeply about the success and well-being of their students. Helping give educators back a few precious minutes of their day, spent in one of the most demanding, time consuming, and hectic professions in the world, is the least we can do. We have four... Read more

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A spirited teacher reshapes the computer science classroom for 21st-century makers

Doug Bergman believes computer science is changing. In his view, it’s no longer reserved just for students who want to work in technology. Doug knows a basic understanding of computer science will enable his students to solve tomorrow’s problems in just about any career they choose. That’s why, as the computer science instructor at Porter-Gaud School in Charleston,... Read more

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Educators use predictive analytics to help at-risk students

Data is woven into every aspect of our lives. Though you may not be familiar with the math or algorithms that govern predictive analytics, their impact can nevertheless be seen and felt in education. What if there were a way to harness this intelligent technology and use it in classrooms? What if data about students’ habits, patterns, and performance could be used to... Read more

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3 Ways to get started with Windows Ink

Microsoft Education provides teachers with 21st century tools that offer powerful new ways to engage and inspire students.  Windows Ink is just one useful tool to have in hand for students looking to improve creativity, comprehension, and learning outcomes. With Windows Ink, it can spark up to 36 percent increases in favorable STEM outcomes alone. To get you started within... Read more