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December 01, 2022
Inclusive design for accessible learning
On December 3rd, we celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities to acknowledge the more than 1 billion people in the world with disabilities and their roles as vibrant and valuable members of society. Considering that 1 in every 10 children is a child with a disability, students need classroom technology that is inclusively designed...
November 03, 2022
Empowering student learning with Math Assistant
Math teachers, what if there was a way to help students who say “I’m not a math person” or “I’m just not good at math”? When a student lacks math confidence, every challenge along the way simply confirms their self-doubt. These challenges only intensify as students move through their K-12 school experience and their needs and the course content continue to evolve.
November 01, 2022
Bring presentations to life with PowerPoint Live
Classrooms around the world contain students with very diverse abilities and needs, and research shows that this diversity has increased in recent years. For example, as of 2018 in the United States there were more than 5 million English as a second language (ESL) learners, accounting for approximately 10.2% of the total student population.
October 27, 2022
5 Microsoft Education tools for an inclusive classroom
An inclusive classroom is made up of many different learners with unique needs and abilities, that want to feel they belong regardless of their identity, learning preferences, or skills. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics,15% of all U.S. public school students receive special education services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
October 25, 2022
Keeping students safer with cybersecurity awareness
A common misconception is that young people, many of whom grew up using tablets or touchscreen phones from an early age, are inherently tech savvy. For many, digital safety is a glaring area of growth. K-12 education faces a staggering number of security threats and receives over 80% of workplace malware attacks.
October 11, 2022
Help students become more confident speakers
The ability to express yourself in a group setting is a fundamental skill that has gained importance in today’s world. The act of logging in to an online classroom and contributing to a conversation is a form of “presenting” that may cause stress and anxiety for both students and teachers.