Whether online or in person, building relationships is an essential part of any student's learning experience. Just ask Mya Ferguson, an educator at Columbia Heights Educational Campus in Washington D.C.
To help them make the most of the next few months, the Microsoft Store has put together an entire calendar of exciting and enriching virtual workshops designed to help students pursue their passions, travel to new worlds, and even hone potential career skills.
Summer break may be in full swing, but that doesn’t mean we are taking a break from bringing you new ways to create successful learning environments! In fact, we are so excited about the latest batch of Microsoft Teams updates, we couldn’t wait for fall to share them with you.
To honor Pride month and to continue Microsoft’s commitment to lifting up LGBTQI+ voices throughout the year, Microsoft Education is excited to highlight the great work of Flipgrid partner Hope in a Box.
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.
In this time of disruption, educators, administrators, and staff have shown extraordinary resilience. They have navigated an unprecedented pivot to remote or hybrid learning while keeping students at the center.
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.
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.
Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and I’d like to start by expressing my personal thanks and gratitude for everything teachers do.