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Empowering literacy for everyone with free Microsoft Stores workshops

America has a literacy crisis. Students, parents and teachers attended a recent literacy kick-off event at Microsoft to see how Learning Tools improve reading. More than 36 million adults in the United States cannot read, write, or do basic math above a third grade level. And children whose parents have low literacy levels have a 72 percent chance of being at the lowest... Read more

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What’s New in EDU – ISTE Edition: Announcing new technology to empower inclusive, student-centered learning

In today's classrooms, diversity is the new norm. By creating student-centered, inclusive learning environments, educators have the flexibility and opportunity to meet the needs of the diverse group of learners in every classroom. Technology has the power to help teachers not only navigate, but also benefit from, their students’ unique learning styles. In this month’s... Read more

Sydney, Australia skyline. Education Exchange March 23-26, 2020

Announcing E2 2020

  Every day, I’m inspired by educators who innovate in the classroom to provide the best learning opportunities for their students and by leaders who continue to pursue new ways to expand access for all, adopt technology and grow economies through education. Building on the momentum from a fantastic event in Paris earlier this year, today, live from EduTech in... Read more

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Severe weather destroyed their library books—the EDU Community helped replace them

“Books are windows to the world, and my job is to introduce the world to the students,” says Karey Killian, library media specialist for Pennsylvania’s Milton Area School District. Karey knows the role of school librarian is far more than just a keeper of books. “A lot of times, what you know, what you see around—you think that’s all there is,” Karey explains.... Read more

Wakelet integration with OneNote 🌊💜: from Teacher tweet to reality less than in a week

The Microsoft Education team is always listening intently to educator feedback, whether in schools, at conferences, or online.  Recently, we’ve been hearing rumblings in the education world about an amazing app called Wakelet, which allows people to quickly and easily save, organize and share content from across the web.   Last week, we saw a tweet from MIEExpert... Read more

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Students learn with pop-culture favorites at free Microsoft store summer camps

Summer Camps don’t all have to be the same! If your child or student likes Fortnite just as much as crafts and finds an equal amount of inspiration in Hermione’s brilliant wizardry as going camping, then Microsoft Store has the camp for you. And it’s free! This year, Microsoft Store Summer Camps expands to seven hands-on workshops that empower students to pursue their... Read more