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June 28, 2022

Grow Professionally with the Microsoft Learn Educator Center

Investing in teachers’ growth to help them be more effective is key to improving student learning. The reason: teacher quality has more impact on students than any school education program or policy does, and in fact, teacher effectiveness is the largest factor influencing student outcomes, outside of family background.

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June 30, 2022

How Onslow Schools Use Microsoft Solutions to Support Students

Sometimes schools can fall into routines that, though working, need updating to find even better, more engaging ways of teaching and learning. Having educational technology provides an efficient, agile platform that gives educators more ways to interact with each other and students—not only to promote students’ academic growth but also their social emotional learning and well-being.

June 23, 2022

ISTE 2022: Partners empowering our communities and educators

With the world changing faster than ever, the connections between students, educators, and other learning communities that support them have never been more essential.

June 21, 2022

Ursuline Academy Masters Blended Learning Using Microsoft 365

Schools are increasingly using education technology to push the boundaries of the traditional classroom, in turn creating and enhancing immersive, collaborative experiences that best support anytime, anywhere student learning.

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June 16, 2022

How Immersive Reader Helped a Student Succeed in School and Life

Thanks to the evolution of education technology, more students with learning difficulties are finding accommodations that help them thrive in the classroom and in life.

June 14, 2022

Join us at ISTELive ‘22!

Mark your calendars! ISTELive, a conference that brings educators, leaders, and industry reps together, returns June 26-29 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and we at Microsoft can’t wait to connect with our global community.

June 09, 2022

Announcing Imagine Cup Junior 2022 winners

Today, Microsoft is excited to announce the top 10 global winners of this year’s annual Imagine Cup Junior AI for Good Challenge.

June 02, 2022

Higher education faculty, the new knowledge workers

In the last of a series of four whitepapers created by The Economist and sponsored by Microsoft, the authors note the correlation between knowledge work and higher education. In the whitepaper, called “Leveraging technology to humanise the learning experience: Key lessons higher education can learn from ‘knowledge worker’ companies,” the authors also suggest best practices that education institutions can implement from knowledge work to better engage and connect with students.

May 26, 2022

How one school created greater learner equity with Microsoft tools

One school district’s investment in Microsoft’s educational technologies helped transform how learners learn and how teachers teach.

May 24, 2022

Connect and collaborate better with LMS and Teams

Keeping educators and learners fully engaged in the flow of teaching and learning is next to impossible when your EdTech isn’t working together seamlessly. That’s why Microsoft is investing in integration with partner learning platforms—to ensure that both teachers and students have a great experience with our collaboration and learning tools. Now, you can access to Microsoft Teams and OneDrive capabilities right within many LMS applications, letting you connect and collaborate via desktop, mobile, or web devices. We've worked with our LMS partners to create a suite of tools using the Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI) standard that brings the best of Microsoft directly into your LMS, including OneDrive LTI, Teams Meetings LTI, and Teams Classes LTI.

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