Category: For School Leaders

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What’s New in EDU—Earth Day brings updates to your ecosystem of tech tools

Happy Earth Day, educators! We’re celebrating with a suite of updates to your ecosystem of teaching tools, including a playful new set of Earth Day emoticons on Skype. OneNote, Teams, Minecraft Education Edition, Skype and Apple School Manager are all benefitting from added features and functionality this month. Check out the full roster of updates below and be sure to... Read more

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Safeguard your students, online and on campus

When students and parents are choosing a college or university, safety and security are often key considerations. And for educators, security is one of the greatest concerns they face today. What’s behind these concerns? Both physical threats, including assaults and property crimes, and online cyber threats are on the rise. Institutions have become a major target for... Read more

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Teaching happiness around the world in the #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on April 16

Announcing the April 16 TweetMeet on ‘Teaching Happiness and Social-Emotional Learning’   Every year, March 20 marks the International Day of Happiness, a campaign launched by the United Nations that is now celebrated worldwide. This program aligns with the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals that aim to end poverty, reduce inequality and protect our planet. In... Read more

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E2 2019 Wrap Up: From Paris with Love

For the fifth year in a row, educators from around the world came together at E2 to celebrate their shared passion for teaching. This year’s event brought more than 300 educators and education system leaders from a combined 109 countries to Paris for three days of honoring changemakers in the classroom. The essence of E2 is celebration, recognition, collaboration and... Read more

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Join Skype in the Classroom in Celebrating Earth Day 2019!

Skype in the Classroom will celebrate Earth Day throughout the month of April to build awareness and inspire the next generation of sustainable leaders to take action. Look no further for exciting lessons to captivate your students’ imaginations, deepen their understanding of the environmental threats our planet faces, and empower them to take action. Use our resources to... Read more

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Happy International Day of Happiness: New Research Suggests Happy Students Achieve More

Seven years ago, the United Nations declared March 20th the International Day of Happiness to encourage countries around the globe to take concrete steps to cultivate happiness and well-being in people’s lives. Today, I am super excited to help celebrate by releasing new global research on the topic of “Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI.” Conducted by The... Read more