Category: For School Leaders

Video for Microsoft Global Learning Connection travels over 29 million virtual miles powered by Teams, Skype and Flipgrid, teaching empathy and kindness to students worldwide

Microsoft Global Learning Connection travels over 29 million virtual miles powered by Teams, Skype and Flipgrid, teaching empathy and kindness to students worldwide

The passports of students all around the world were filled with virtual stamps this past week as thousands of students and educators participated in the Microsoft Global Learning Connection on November 5–6, 2019. Students from more than 80 countries traveled a total of 29,249,793 virtual miles during the 48-hour event, far exceeding our target and growing by over 6 million... Read more

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Future-Ready Skills & Computer Science – #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on November 19

Announcing the November 19 TweetMeet   When you think of the Class of 2030, their future jobs will be significantly different from the ones we know today. Microsoft Education research shows that to be life-ready, today’s students need to acquire different skills. Of all future jobs, an estimated 70% will require skills in the field of STEM, coding, computer science,... Read more

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Announcing the 2019-2020 Microsoft Showcase Schools

“Education is our deepest source of hope—we must plant the seeds now for a better future tomorrow.” -The World Economic Forum Today, we celebrate the accomplishments of the inspiring leaders of 241 schools from 57 countries whose vision and perseverance are empowering every student to achieve more today and in the future. These schools represent the new cohort of... Read more

Tech tools amplify student voice and bring the world to veteran educator’s classroom

From time to time, we feature guest blogs from educators who are making a difference in the lives of young people and who are eager to share their success with the Microsoft Education community. These Changemakers, as we call them, offer insights into the effective use of classroom resources, how to prepare today’s youth for the jobs of tomorrow, and ways that technology can... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: How to use innovative resources for digital storytelling, STEM learning, personalized assessments and more

As teachers, you know how important a strong feedback loop is to student improvement, and similarly, we value your input as we create and hone classroom tools. This month’s What’s New in EDU focuses on topics you said you wanted to learn more about and resources you asked for. We’ll help you get started and will share your tips, particularly when it comes to... Read more

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Life in Space—STEM and NASA #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on October 15

  Announcing the October 15 TweetMeet   Next year marks the 20th anniversary of humans continuously living aboard the International Space Station (ISS). In celebration, the Microsoft Hacking STEM team (@Hacking_STEM) has partnered with NASA’s STEM on Station team @NASASTEM to design eight exciting STEM lesson plans targeted at middle and high school... Read more