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Celebrating Molly, a Changemaker in inclusive technology

  In 2018, the team at the Microsoft Store in Jacksonville, FL, met a young lady that forever changed them. Her name is Molly, and she is a remarkable example of ingenuity, grit and gusto. At the age of two, Molly’s parents learned that she was born with a neuro-developmental disorder called Rett Syndrome, a rare condition which, over time, has severely impacted... Read more

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Microsoft Teams—Join the global #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet and Live Event on June 18

Announcing the June 18 TweetMeet and a Live Event on Microsoft Teams   Since Microsoft Teams became available to the general public two years ago, many schools have discovered the power of this chat-based collaboration hub and have integrated it into the daily practices of their school leadership, teaching faculty, staff members and students. To celebrate Microsoft... Read more

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The Hack is back and streaming live June 25th from ISTE in Philadelphia

The Hack is back! Hack the Classroom will be streaming live on the Microsoft Education Facebook channel from ISTE in Philadelphia–Tuesday, June 25th from 6:15 p.m. to 7:10 p.m. EST! After the Facebook event, we'll be switching over to Twitter around 7:10 p.m. EST for a live Q&A with our presenters and studio audience. RSVP & join us Tuesday, June 25th from... Read more

Where to find Minecraft: Education Edition at ISTE 2019

Our Minecraft team is excited for another ISTE, and the opportunity to showcase exciting new features and classroom activities for Minecraft: Education Edition! We will be running demos, workshops and challenges on June 23-26 in Philadelphia with Microsoft Education. Learn more about how Microsoft Education is showing up at ISTE in this blog and sign up for sessions using... Read more

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Teams for Education celebrates two years with new updates for back-to-school

  At Microsoft Education, we believe learning never ends. That’s the approach we take with our products, too. Our team is constantly on the road meeting with students, teachers and administrators around the world to learn how we can keep improving and evolving. Thanks to all of you who’ve shared your time and feedback with us; we’re thrilled to share what we’ve... Read more

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You are invited to celebrate oceans with Skype in the Classroom!

Oceans are the heart of our planet, and Skype in the Classrooms celebrates them throughout the month of June in honor of World Ocean Day (June 8th). We are inviting educators around the world to explore all the available ocean-related activities and register for one or more to raise students’ awareness about marine conservation. This June, your class can take virtual... Read more