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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

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Join us at CoSN 2019 for sessions and workshops

  We’re excited to be a Platinum Sponsor of CoSN and the CoSN 2019 Annual Conference.  The CoSN Annual Conference offers a variety of session structures designed to foster hands-on and collaborative learning that focus on K-12’s most pressing challenges, opportunities and technological implementations. Microsoft’s conference lineup is jam-packed with engaging... Read more

Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI: New research from Microsoft Education and The Economist Intelligence Unit

Given the accelerating pace of change around the globe, the worlds of school and work are undergoing massive transformations. New technologies such as artificial intelligence are empowering today’s students to address big challenges that motivate them, such as reversing climate change and slowing the spread of disease. At the same time, collaboration tools, mixed reality and... Read more

Video for What’s New in EDU: The best of Bett and new ways to inspire love for literacy and STEM

What’s New in EDU: The best of Bett and new ways to inspire love for literacy and STEM

The What’s New in EDU crew is back from Bett, the world’s biggest education technology event where educators, ideas and edtech solutions came and left us with inspiration to spare – and share! If you’d like to catch up on all the Microsoft Education from the show (there was kind of a lot), check out our big Bett episode or the individual links below: We introduced... Read more