Category: For Students

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Celebrating Molly, a Changemaker in inclusive technology

  In 2018, the team at the Microsoft Store in Jacksonville, FL, met a young lady that forever changed them. Her name is Molly, and she is a remarkable example of ingenuity, grit and gusto. At the age of two, Molly’s parents learned that she was born with a neuro-developmental disorder called Rett Syndrome, a rare condition which, over time, has severely impacted... Read more

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The Hack is back and streaming live June 25th from ISTE in Philadelphia

The Hack is back! Hack the Classroom will be streaming live on the Microsoft Education Facebook channel from ISTE in Philadelphia–Tuesday, June 25th from 6:15 p.m. to 7:10 p.m. EST! After the Facebook event, we'll be switching over to Twitter around 7:10 p.m. EST for a live Q&A with our presenters and studio audience. RSVP & join us Tuesday, June 25th from... Read more

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Teams for Education celebrates two years with new updates for back-to-school

  At Microsoft Education, we believe learning never ends. That’s the approach we take with our products, too. Our team is constantly on the road meeting with students, teachers and administrators around the world to learn how we can keep improving and evolving. Thanks to all of you who’ve shared your time and feedback with us; we’re thrilled to share what we’ve... Read more

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You are invited to celebrate oceans with Skype in the Classroom!

Oceans are the heart of our planet, and Skype in the Classrooms celebrates them throughout the month of June in honor of World Ocean Day (June 8th). We are inviting educators around the world to explore all the available ocean-related activities and register for one or more to raise students’ awareness about marine conservation. This June, your class can take virtual... Read more

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Severe weather destroyed their library books—the EDU Community helped replace them

“Books are windows to the world, and my job is to introduce the world to the students,” says Karey Killian, library media specialist for Pennsylvania’s Milton Area School District. Karey knows the role of school librarian is far more than just a keeper of books. “A lot of times, what you know, what you see around—you think that’s all there is,” Karey explains.... Read more

“Kids learn when they are ready to learn.” – Subash Chandar K, New Zealand

Subash Chandar K Curriculum Leader of Mathematics & Statistics Ormiston Senior College Auckland, New Zealand @elsubash Like all Microsoft Innovative Educator Experts, Subash Chandar K is comfortable taking risks in his classroom. From using augmented reality (AR)  to building and deploying robots, this creative educator likes to push boundaries. But one of the most... Read more