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Professional Development goes global with #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on June 19

With ISTE 2018 coming up in Chicago, educators are about to infuse their professional development with the perspectives, advice and talents of their peers. Thinking globally about professional development isn't just for in-person attendees, though. The Microsoft Educator Community is a constantly collaborative, worldwide reminder that self-improvement doesn't have to be a... Read more

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Join Microsoft Education at ISTE 2018

Please join us at the 2018 ISTE Conference & Expo taking place June 24th-27th in Chicago, Illinois. Register for ISTE 2018 here. If you won’t be at ISTE this year, don't worry! You can tune into What's New in EDU: Live from ISTE each day the week of ISTE. You can also tune in on Facebook Live for HacktheClassroom.   10 Happenings from Microsoft Education... Read more

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Tips and tricks to keep students primed with real-world learning in summer

School's out for summer, and while it’s certainly a time for fun and sun, the downtime can also cause what’s commonly referred to as the “Summer Slide.” Researchers have found that students’ achievement scores decline over summer vacation. Their economic background, or access to learning resources during the summer months, was also found to play a frequent role in... Read more

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In WY’s largest school district, modern tech tools help tailor the classroom for unique learners

With more than 14,000 students, the Laramie County School District 1 (LCSD1) is bigger than the University of Wyoming. It serves countless students with special academic and social needs, and it’s placed a priority on working with parents, staff and the local community to provide each with the tools they’ll need to achieve academically. For special needs students, this... Read more

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Microsoft Teams for Education celebrates 1st anniversary and advances vision for the future of collaborative learning

June marks the one-year anniversary of Microsoft Teams in Office 365 Education. In this first year, educators around the world have been using Teams to further classroom engagement, strengthen professional learning communities, and streamline staff communication. We’d like to thank everybody who has provided feedback on the Teams experience. Your input has been... Read more

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How to join the Skype Master Teacher (SMT) Program

Are you passionate about global learning and constantly looking for new opportunities to broaden your students’ horizons? Do you regularly collaborate with other classrooms, or bring in experts to enhance your students’ communication and critical thinking skills? If you are using Skype in a way that has transformed your classroom and/or school, you are invited to join... Read more