Education Stories

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April TweetMeet on Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion

For April's Microsoft EduChat TweetMeet, we're addressing an area that's crucial for making sure every student has a place in the classroom, and feels safe and supported as they learn. Join us for Included: Accessibility, Equity, and Inclusion! We've brought together a team of hosts from a variety of educational backgrounds to lead the conversation about their experiences in... Read more

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TransformEd Change Agents: Lynn Thomas

Lynn Thomas is a teacher, digital lead learner, and prolific blogger from Grand Erie District School Board in Ontario. She has a passion for global digital learning and empowering student voice. For TransformEd, we asked her how she puts that passion to work in her classroom. Read the thoughts she shared with us! ••• The biggest challenge students in kindergarten will... Read more

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TransformEd Change Agents: Heather Chalmers and Raffaella Coletta

Heather Chalmers and Raffaella Coletta are two teachers from York Catholic District School Board with a passion for empowering student voice and personalized learning through edtech. Learn about the benefits they've seen from orienting their classroom toward student-directing inquiry. ••• What are some small changes you've seen that can drive big outcomes for... Read more

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TransformEd Change Agents: Jeff Hainbuch

Jeff Hainbuch is a former superintendent and the Head of Educational Partnerships at WE Schools. In his work with WE, Jeff empowers students to make a worldwide impact as part of the WE Are One initiative and recognizes the innovation and empathy at work in today's amazing students. ••• How do you think technology—and students empowered to use technology—will... Read more

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TransformEd Change Agents: Ian Fogarty

For TransformEd, Microsoft Innovative Educator Fellow Ian Fogarty shared his thoughts on a few of our questions about the Class of 2030. Ian is a chemistry and physics teacher, the co-director of SHAD at the University of New Brunswick, and one of the co-founders of CurrentGeneration.org, an organization that collaborates with students to impact light poverty. He has fantastic... Read more

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Join the #MSFTEduChat Canada TweetMeet in March: Women in STEM

With International Women's Day on its way, our upcoming TweetMeet celebrates the work of Women in STEM, and how their example inspires girls to explore their passion for science, technology, engineering, and math. We know that mentorship is one of the most important factors in whether young women pursue a career in STEM, so we're bringing together a group of women with a... Read more