Category: For Students

The power of differentiation: Immersive Reader in a Buenos Aires school

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

How to use Office 365 Education in the classroom—this season’s You Can in :90 series is here to help

It’s back and better than ever! A new season of You Can in :90 is here to show you how to transform your classroom with Office 365 Education. This simple video series cuts to the chase with great tips on using tools from Microsoft Education. This latest playlist is full of simple tips to help you spark collaboration and exciting new ideas to hone student presentation... Read more

Augmented reality transforms learning in a Netherlands school

I teach construction and technology to students ages 13 to 17 at Vechtdal College in the Netherlands. My hands-on lessons in woodworking, painting and working with heavy machinery prepare students for careers in the construction industry. The industry is quickly changing, and I want my students to have the skills they’ll need to succeed. This means giving them experience... Read more

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Announcing AI Business School for Education for leaders, BDMs and students

We live in an ever more digital, connected world. With the emergence of artificial intelligence, the opportunity we have to provide truly personalized, accessible learning and experiences to all students around the world is now upon us. Leaders in education have the opportunity to dramatically impact outcomes more than ever—from changing the way in which they engage with... Read more

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Three ways to engage with Microsoft at EDUCAUSE in Chicago, October 14-17

We are living in an amazing time of technological progress. There is no historical precedent for the accelerating pace of innovation. Digital transformation is reshaping every aspect of our lives—how we live, learn and work. This transformation impacts the skills students and employees need to succeed both in the workplace of today and in a future where the roles students... Read more

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Announcing Microsoft Global Learning Connection 2019—extending the Skype-a-Thon experience to more learners around the world!

One of my favorite moments each year is when I get to connect with students all around the world as part of our annual Skype-a-Thon. Since our inaugural event in 2014, Skype-a-Thon has engaged with hundreds of thousands of students, classrooms and volunteer guest speakers who’ve embraced it and are connecting every year to help teach empathy and compassion. With new tools... Read more