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Hear from education experts around the world in the new Microsoft Flagship School Podcast

Launching a new school is one of the most inspiring challenges leaders and educators can take on. The Microsoft Flagship School Podcast provides practical ideas and experiences from leaders around the globe, to make this journey to transform from the ground up, a little easier. Today, I am pleased to share the release of a new podcast series to help inspire leaders around... 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 3

Introducing seven new affordable Windows 10 devices for education and new tools for simplifying device management to make the most of classroom time. In our last Bett 2019 episode of What’s New in EDU, we recap the week's exciting news with Anthony Salcito, VP of education, and share some exciting news around more affordable devices and how they work in partnership with... Read more