Category: For Students

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Spark a love for literacy with February’s #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet

In celebration of World Read Aloud Day and February Literacy Month, we're making literacy the guiding star for this month’s TweetMeet. With the help of our global education experts - and our invitation to you - we'll discuss a range of aspects of literacy: How have you incorporated literacy in your lessons, and how do you spark the love for reading and writing in your... Read more

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Try the fun, free and teacher-tested STEM workshops at your local Microsoft Store

Students participate in the free Ohbot the Robot immersive, educational workshop at the Microsoft Store where they learn to code Ohbot to talk and move. Today, technology jobs make up 50 percent of our workforce and that number will move to 77 percent in the next decade. With the growing gap in access to STEM learning - especially for girls and students of color - how will we... Read more

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Students can meet the author of “How to Train your Dragon” and hundreds of authors for Skype in the Classroom’s Literacy Month

Happy World Read Aloud Day! Skype in the Classroom is kicking off our annual month-long celebration of reading, writing and storytelling today, aimed at inspiring a lifelong love of reading and writing for your students. In partnership with LitWorld and literacy partners like Penguin Random House, Scholastic, Little Brown Young Readers, Arbordale, Candlewick, Abrams... Read more

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World’s Largest Lesson teaming up with Skype in the Classroom and the #TeachSDGs team to help students tackle Global Goals

What world do your students want in 2030? Instead of spending the first month of the year thinking about what we might give up, as many of us do traditionally, what if we took something up and set a new goal instead? The Global Goals for Sustainable Development have three clear aims: to eliminate poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle the threat of climate... Read more

Transform Classroom Time with 13 New Microsoft Teams Updates – Bett 2019 Recap

Microsoft Teams is proving to be a powerful way to help students find their voice and develop critical social emotional skills, while also giving teachers new capabilities for peer-to-peer professional development. The Microsoft Education team is coming back from an incredible week in London for Bett 2019 where we were able to share some big announcements directly with... Read more

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What’s New in EDU Live: Bett Day 2

Announcing new tech to support inclusive classrooms, plus highlights from “Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI” keynote. Day 1 of Bett is a wrap, but that was just the beginning of our What’s New in EDU Live series! Today we’re focused on ways to support the unique needs and abilities of both students and teachers, especially in light of research showing that... Read more