Category: 21st Century Education

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

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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Inclusive classrooms and accessibility—join the global #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on May 21

Announcing the May 21 TweetMeet on ‘Inclusive classrooms and accessibility.'   Change starts with awareness. Every third Thursday of May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about people with different abilities and their accessibility and inclusion in a digital world. Our mission is... Read more

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Teacher Appreciation Day 2019: Celebrating Changemakers in Education

Around the world, educators just like yourself are making a difference one student at a time. Today, more than any other, is our opportunity to say thank you. We at the Microsoft Education team feel truly honored to have the chance to serve so many inspiring educators every day. Our mission is to help connect teachers and administrators not only with the tools and... Read more

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Changemaker Series: To see Skype’s impact on students, a head of state visits the classroom virtually

Skype in the Classroom is changing the way today’s students access knowledge. Teachers are using it to expand their classroom walls and bring the world within reach of their students. One such teacher is Natajlia Budinski, who uses Skype in her class in Serbia almost daily. Having seen the power of Skype connections and its impact on her students’ learning first hand,... Read more

Analytics are helping educators see the whole learner like never before

Data and Education Transformation Schools and education systems globally share a single goal with Microsoft, to empower every learner on the planet to achieve more. We know that access to actionable insights is critical to navigate improvement. Data is the New Oil Michael Palmer said, “data is just like crude oil. It’s valuable, but if unrefined it cannot really be... Read more

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Safeguard your students, online and on campus

When students and parents are choosing a college or university, safety and security are often key considerations. And for educators, security is one of the greatest concerns they face today. What’s behind these concerns? Both physical threats, including assaults and property crimes, and online cyber threats are on the rise. Institutions have become a major target for... Read more