Category: For Teachers

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Changemaker Series: To see Skype’s impact on students, a head of state visits the classroom virtually

Skype in the Classroom is changing the way today’s students access knowledge. Teachers are using it to expand their classroom walls and bring the world within reach of their students. One such teacher is Natajlia Budinski, who uses Skype in her class in Serbia almost daily. Having seen the power of Skype connections and its impact on her students’ learning first hand,... Read more

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What’s New in EDU—Earth Day brings updates to your ecosystem of tech tools

Happy Earth Day, educators! We’re celebrating with a suite of updates to your ecosystem of teaching tools, including a playful new set of Earth Day emoticons on Skype. OneNote, Teams, Minecraft Education Edition, Skype and Apple School Manager are all benefitting from added features and functionality this month. Check out the full roster of updates below and be sure to... Read more

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Safeguard your students, online and on campus

When students and parents are choosing a college or university, safety and security are often key considerations. And for educators, security is one of the greatest concerns they face today. What’s behind these concerns? Both physical threats, including assaults and property crimes, and online cyber threats are on the rise. Institutions have become a major target for... Read more

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Teaching happiness around the world in the #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on April 16

Announcing the April 16 TweetMeet on ‘Teaching Happiness and Social-Emotional Learning’   Every year, March 20 marks the International Day of Happiness, a campaign launched by the United Nations that is now celebrated worldwide. This program aligns with the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals that aim to end poverty, reduce inequality and protect our planet. In... Read more

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Students learn with pop-culture favorites at free Microsoft store summer camps

Summer Camps don’t all have to be the same! If your child or student likes Fortnite just as much as crafts and finds an equal amount of inspiration in Hermione’s brilliant wizardry as going camping, then Microsoft Store has the camp for you. And it’s free! This year, Microsoft Store Summer Camps expands to seven hands-on workshops that empower students to pursue their... Read more

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E2 2019 Wrap Up: From Paris with Love

For the fifth year in a row, educators from around the world came together at E2 to celebrate their shared passion for teaching. This year’s event brought more than 300 educators and education system leaders from a combined 109 countries to Paris for three days of honoring changemakers in the classroom. The essence of E2 is celebration, recognition, collaboration and... Read more