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Changemaker Series: To see Skype’s impact on students, a head of state visits the classroom virtually

Skype in the Classroom is changing the way today’s students access knowledge. Teachers are using it to expand their classroom walls and bring the world within reach of their students. One such teacher is Natajlia Budinski, who uses Skype in her class in Serbia almost daily. Having seen the power of Skype connections and its impact on her students’ learning first hand,... Read more

Wakelet integration with OneNote 🌊💜: from Teacher tweet to reality less than in a week

The Microsoft Education team is always listening intently to educator feedback, whether in schools, at conferences, or online.  Recently, we’ve been hearing rumblings in the education world about an amazing app called Wakelet, which allows people to quickly and easily save, organize and share content from across the web.   Last week, we saw a tweet from... Read more

“We must treat every student as a person who has innate talent.” – Jacek Mielcarek, Poland

Jacek Mielcarek Computer Science, Programming and English Language Teacher Primary School of Kornel Makuszynski Radowo Małe, Poland Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert (#MIEExpert) Jacek Mielcarek knows that changing long-held attitudes about teaching can be hard, but he believes treating students differently is imperative to education today. “Nowadays, it is not... Read more

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What’s New in EDU—Earth Day brings updates to your ecosystem of tech tools

Happy Earth Day, educators! We’re celebrating with a suite of updates to your ecosystem of teaching tools, including a playful new set of Earth Day emoticons on Skype. OneNote, Teams, Minecraft Education Edition, Skype and Apple School Manager are all benefitting from added features and functionality this month. Check out the full roster of updates below and be sure to... Read more

March Monthly Student Challenge – Highlights

Last month for our first Monthly Student Build Challenge, we invited your students to reimagine a space in your community, school, or home in Minecraft: Education Edition: What will the space look like 100 years in the future? What did the space look like 100 years ago? How can the space change to meet a current or future need? What necessitated the changes over... Read more

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University of Southern Denmark chooses Microsoft 365 Education for security

From 2014 through 2018, attackers compromised the computer systems of 320 universities worldwide and stole 30 terabytes of research data. As a highly regarded research institution, University of Southern Denmark (SDU) has valuable intellectual property to protect, making it a prime target for cybercriminals. Much of the university’s data—medical and pharmaceutical... Read more