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How a School in Puerto Rico Brings Chemistry to Life with Minecraft: Education Edition

The San Juan Math, Science, and Technology center in Puerto Rico is using game-based learning to pave the way for a new level of engagement among their students. The institution is part of San Juan’s municipal education system and is recognized by Microsoft alongside a global community of other schools engaged in K-12 education transformation. The school decided to... Read more

Best Practice For Schools When Creating Microsoft Teams For Education

Almost a year ago I posted some thoughts on SharePoint Design and Office365 layout and I mentioned then that it was one of the most common questions I was asked in my engagements with schools. Now, I'm more likely to be asked: "how should I set up my Microsoft Teams? Should it be one big Team for ALL staff? Separate Teams for each Faculty? What about Channels?" Whilst... Read more

“Never give up, learn as much as possible, look for new scientific achievements and inventions and embody them immediately.” -Liudmyla Talashkevych, Ukraine

Liudmyla Talashkevych  English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Teacher Novoyegorovka School  Novoukrainka, Ukraine  @ekodek2007 Finding a path to using technology in the classroom isn’t always easy. For Microsoft Innovative Educator Liudmyla Talashkevych, the journey started in 2009 when she was chosen to participate in the Fulbright... Read more

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10 ways Microsoft tools can help you build a classroom that works for every student

In today's classroom, diversity is the new normal. Teachers don their superhero capes every day, going to extraordinary lengths to reach every one of their students, from creating inclusive curriculum in core subjects like reading, writing, and math, to enabling every student to have a voice. We're honoring their work, and highlighting some tools to help, in this month's... Read more

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Improving student outcomes, OneNote at a time

OneNote Class Notebooks—and the teaching and learning style they facilitate—have led to significant improvements in attitude and outcomes for my students. I teach English Language and Literature to 13- to 18-year-olds of mixed ability at an independent boarding school in the U.K. Over the last three years, OneNote has become the central plank of teaching and learning in... Read more