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Presenting 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 that with the right tools, everything is possible. The schools nominated into our Showcase School program exemplify these beliefs in action by implementing innovative practices into their leadership, teaching, and learning practices into the development... Read more

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Transforming Classroom Time in January’s #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet

Educators around the world are fully aware that empowering students to prepare for their future also means embracing change in their classrooms and in their approaches to teaching. The big question is: How do you best go about transforming your classroom? What does it mean, how do you start, and where do you go for inspiration? You don't have to wonder aloud into the void,... Read more

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Don’t miss your opportunity to join Microsoft for Bett, Jan. 23-26, 2019

A new year brings new opportunity to learn about all the latest and greatest from Microsoft Education. Join Microsoft at Bett 2019 in London on January 23-26, either online or right there with us at the event, being held at London’s ExCeL venue. Bett is an annual event that explores how technology can empower educators and students to reach their full potential.... Read more

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Microsoft MakeCode, Cartoon Network and Adafruit team up to inspire a new generation of creators

It’s estimated that in the next decade 77 percent of jobs will be in technology, while creativity is ranked among the top three skills the World Economic Forum predicts employers will be looking for in candidates. This presents today’s educators and parents with a unique challenge - and opportunity - to help prepare kids today for the digital future and inspire their... Read more

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Join us in Texas for TCEA 2019 on Feb. 4-8

We’re excited to once again be a Premier Sponsor of the TCEA Annual Convention, which is hailed as a crucial catalyst for education transformation. The 39th annual convention will showcase over 1,000 informative sessions and hands-on workshops, not to mention access to the latest EdTech resources. Microsoft’s conference lineup is jam-packed with engaging activities and... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: All the news wrapped up for the holidays

As much as we enjoy tearing open a cozy couple of socks or peeling back the paper on a snazzy blender (you shouldn’t have!), we’re of the firm belief that educators reign supreme when it comes to giving the perfect gift. For them, giving is an almost year-round thing, and the results are useful for the rest of your life. In our last episode of What’s New in EDU for 2018,... Read more