Category: 21st Century Education

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Empowering Changemakers Through Compassionate Decision-Making by Dr. Jane and the Jane Goodall Institute’s Roots & Shoots

Hello, changemakers and compassionate citizens! Dr. Jane Goodall is one of the biggest changemakers in history, making huge discoveries about chimpanzees and dedicating her life to making things better all over the world. Despite growing threats to wildlife, people and ecosystems, she still has plenty of hope for the future. Why? Because she believes in the power of young... Read more

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Happy International Day of Happiness: New Research Suggests Happy Students Achieve More

Seven years ago, the United Nations declared March 20th the International Day of Happiness to encourage countries around the globe to take concrete steps to cultivate happiness and well-being in people’s lives. Today, I am super excited to help celebrate by releasing new global research on the topic of “Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI.” Conducted by The... Read more

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What’s New in EDU – Women’s History Month Special Edition

This month, as a part of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we’re bringing you a special edition of What’s New in EDU focused on celebrating the women and girls who use their passion for STEM to solve real problems and create amazing things. To honor their achievement, and encourage other girls to follow in their path, we’ve rounded up a... Read more

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Using OneNote to record student data

Analyzing student data is something we teachers spend hours doing. This information allows us to adjust our programs and lesson-design accordingly and cater to the vast abilities within our classes. Early in my career I found it difficult to organize and keep track of all the data of my students’ learning. I had tried and tested a variety of logbooks and digital platforms... Read more

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‘You Can in :90’ Season 2 gets you going with Minecraft, OneNote, Teams and PowerPoint tips

Welcome to the second season of You Can in :90, our simple video series that cuts to the chase with great tips on using tools from Microsoft Education. In this handy little playlist, you'll hear from experts and students on useful activities you can bring into your classroom right now - and it's faster and easier than you might think. Let's find out what you can do... Read more

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A letter to educators from the author & illustrator of the ‘How to Train Your Dragon’ book series

Hello Dragon Trainers & Wizards of Young Minds! My name is Cressida Cowell and I’m the author and illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon and Wizards of Once book series. I have spent 20 years writing middle grade fiction, and over those 20 years I have lost count of the times people have asked me, "Have you ever thought of writing for adults?" as if writing... Read more