I’m excited to announce the top 10 global winners of the Imagine Cup Junior AI for Good Challenge 2021. Thousands of students, aged 13 through 18, participated in this year’s competition to come up with ideas to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges using the power of artificial intelligence.
It’s no secret that learning extends long after class is dismissed, for students and for teachers—from diving into a new topic to brushing up on an old skill. Now, there are more ways for educators to explore their questions after class and on their schedule.
With summer around the corner, there are plenty of exciting things to look forward to in the months ahead. In fact, now through August, we are rolling out dozens of new Microsoft Teams updates and features that will give you more tools to engage your classrooms, connect with students, and inspire their success in any learning environment.
Today on Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), we shine the spotlight on The Loom School in Decatur, Georgia, and their story of empowering all students to find success. Loom’s journey represents just some of the ways that Microsoft tools and resources can support accessibility in any classroom, while ensuring a diverse set of students can engage with learning materials.
Teaching over the past year—whether remote, hybrid, or in-person—has introduced many challenges and opportunities for educators. One of those opportunities is finding new ways to create inclusive classrooms where students of all learning abilities have access to learn from anywhere.
As classrooms slide into the school year’s home stretch, it’s as important as ever to keep students engaged and excited about learning. For educators, new activities and creative workshops can be gamechangers in these final weeks, and useful for students into summer.
Are you a teacher looking for new ways to grow professionally and engage your students? Are you a school leader whose school is on a path of digital transformation and who wants to get support and connect with like-minded leaders?
Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and I’d like to start by expressing my personal thanks and gratitude for everything teachers do.
As educators, you have always been innovators, finding creative ways to bring the real world into classrooms and helping students expand their horizons in ways others might have thought impossible.