Category: 21st Century Education

Video for Microsoft Global Learning Connection travels over 29 million virtual miles powered by Teams, Skype and Flipgrid, teaching empathy and kindness to students worldwide

Microsoft Global Learning Connection travels over 29 million virtual miles powered by Teams, Skype and Flipgrid, teaching empathy and kindness to students worldwide

The passports of students all around the world were filled with virtual stamps this past week as thousands of students and educators participated in the Microsoft Global Learning Connection on November 5–6, 2019. Students from more than 80 countries traveled a total of 29,249,793 virtual miles during the 48-hour event, far exceeding our target and growing by over 6 million... Read more

Video for What’s New in EDU: Introducing a new Minecraft Hour of Code tutorial with AI and the Discovery STEM Careers Coalition

What’s New in EDU: Introducing a new Minecraft Hour of Code tutorial with AI and the Discovery STEM Careers Coalition

There’s a good chance the students you’re teaching today will enroll in university courses that haven’t yet been created and enter jobs that don’t exist. And they’ll be called upon to solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental, social and economic issues. We know that can feel like a lot on your shoulders, but there is plenty you can do to prepare... Read more

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Future-Ready Skills & Computer Science – #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on November 19

Announcing the November 19 TweetMeet   When you think of the Class of 2030, their future jobs will be significantly different from the ones we know today. Microsoft Education research shows that to be life-ready, today’s students need to acquire different skills. Of all future jobs, an estimated 70% will require skills in the field of STEM, coding, computer science,... Read more

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Announcing the 2019-2020 Microsoft Showcase Schools

“Education is our deepest source of hope—we must plant the seeds now for a better future tomorrow.” -The World Economic Forum Today, we celebrate the accomplishments of the inspiring leaders of 241 schools from 57 countries whose vision and perseverance are empowering every student to achieve more today and in the future. These schools represent the new cohort of... Read more

The power of differentiation: Immersive Reader in a Buenos Aires school

From time to time, we feature guest blogs from educators who are making a difference in the lives of young people and who are eager to share their success with the Microsoft Education community. These Changemakers, as we call them, offer insights into the effective use of classroom resources, how to prepare today’s youth for the jobs of tomorrow, and ways that technology can... Read more

How to use Office 365 Education in the classroom—this season’s You Can in :90 series is here to help

It’s back and better than ever! A new season of You Can in :90 is here to show you how to transform your classroom with Office 365 Education. This simple video series cuts to the chase with great tips on using tools from Microsoft Education. This latest playlist is full of simple tips to help you spark collaboration and exciting new ideas to hone student presentation... Read more