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February 16, 2021

Reimagining computer science in the curriculum

As digital transformation accelerates due to the pandemic, it’s more important than ever to ensure that students across the globe get access to engaging, relevant, and high-quality computer science learning experiences at school.

February 12, 2021

Bring social justice and anti-racism conversations into your classroom

Today’s students will become the citizens, advocates, and leaders of tomorrow, and educators have the opportunity to shape the future every day. This February, educators across the country will celebrate and honor the experiences of Black and African American people and their central role in US history. The observance is an opportunity for educators to prioritize anti-racism both in their curricula and classroom environments—throughout Black History Month and beyond.

December 14, 2020

Learn to code with materials inspired by "Space Jam: A New Legacy"

Space Jam: A New Legacy is inspiring unique learning opportunities for students of all ages! Basketball and coding have more in common than you might think; they both require practice, creativity, and coaching. That’s why we’ve teamed up to bring educators and students learning materials inspired by the film. Research shows learners are more likely to retain and explore based on culturally relevant areas of passion, and our lessons guide learners through authentically solving real problems.1

December 03, 2020

Spark your student’s curiosity with free virtual winter break camps

Winter break may look different this year, but that doesn’t mean it has to be any less fun. This year, Microsoft is offering a collection of winter break camps, or free creative workshops and virtual field trips, to keep students engaged during their extra time while on holiday break.

November 24, 2020

Imagine Cup Junior 2021 artificial intelligence webinar series

In September we launched Imagine Cup Junior 2021, a great opportunity for students aged 13-18 to learn about artificial intelligence (AI) and how it can be used for good. It has been fantastic to see educators from all over the world registering and getting their students involved in this global AI for Good challenge.

November 16, 2020

How students came together with Microsoft Global Learning Connection

Passports were filled with virtual stamps on November 10-11, 2020, as thousands of students and educators participated in the Microsoft Global Learning Connection. Students from more than 80 countries traveled millions of virtual miles during the 48-hour event, celebrating the opportunity that remote learning presents to truly break down the walls of classrooms and homes and enable limitless learning.

November 12, 2020

What is real kindness? Ask a teacher!

“Kindness comes in many different forms, including patience, forgiveness, and through simple acts that lead to positive connections.” — Christine McKee, Emerging Technology Consultant, Edmonton Catholic Schools, Alberta, Canada

October 08, 2020

Microsoft Surface for education: Introducing Surface Laptop Go

A new school year has arrived, and so has the newest addition to Microsoft’s Surface portfolio: The Surface Laptop Go. This device empowers teachers and students to connect to their digital classrooms, and at a time when it is more important than ever to have reliable tools to stay connected in hybrid learning environments.

October 05, 2020

Join us for Microsoft Global Learning Connection 2020

2020 has been a year of blended learning, elevating the importance of creating connections for students and inspiring them to learn from home, from class, and everywhere in between. Educators worldwide have taken on the challenge of providing new immersive and interactive experiences and Microsoft continues to partner and support them every step of the way.

October 03, 2020

Join the first-ever Minecraft Education Global Build Championship

Over the past nine months, we’ve seen wildlife roam free while people isolate to stay healthy. Whales have changed their migration patterns due to fewer ships, sea turtles have laid record amounts of eggs on beaches empty of humans, and wild monkeys have taken over city streets.

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