Category: For Teachers

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What’s New in EDU – ISTE Edition: Announcing new technology to empower inclusive, student-centered learning

In today's classrooms, diversity is the new norm. By creating student-centered, inclusive learning environments, educators have the flexibility and opportunity to meet the needs of the diverse group of learners in every classroom. Technology has the power to help teachers not only navigate, but also benefit from, their students’ unique learning styles. In this month’s... Read more

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Closing the distance between the International Space Station and the classroom

Celebrating eight new lesson plans from Microsoft Education in partnership with NASA     Recently, my mom gave me a box of papers from my childhood, and I discovered—preserved among the mementos, letters and drawings—a copy of Time Magazine’s “To The Moon Special Supplement” (July 18, 1969) and the front section of the New York Times from July 20,... Read more

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What you’ll see from Microsoft Education and our partners at ISTE 2019

For four days in June, ISTE 2019 is the place where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching. It's the place for Microsoft to connect with the brightest EdTech leaders and organizations around the world. Microsoft is once again proud to be a Mission Sponsor for the largest annual education industry conference in the... Read more

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With a little help from TEALS, a tech director brings AP computer science back to school

In 2015, I became the first Information and Academic Technology Director at Notre Dame Preparatory School and Marist Academy in Pontiac Michigan. Within my first two years, I joined the Computer Club as an advisor and began developing a student led helpdesk program as well as mentoring students in the CyberPatroit and Girls Who Code programs. Working directly with our amazing... Read more

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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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Microsoft Teams—Join the global #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet and Live Event on June 18

Announcing the June 18 TweetMeet and a Live Event on Microsoft Teams   Since Microsoft Teams became available to the general public two years ago, many schools have discovered the power of this chat-based collaboration hub and have integrated it into the daily practices of their school leadership, teaching faculty, staff members and students. To celebrate Microsoft... Read more