Category: STEM

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What’s New in EDU: The best of Bett and new ways to inspire love for literacy and STEM

The What’s New in EDU crew is back from Bett, the world’s biggest education technology event where educators, ideas and edtech solutions came and left us with inspiration to spare – and share! If you’d like to catch up on all the Microsoft Education from the show (there was kind of a lot), check out our big Bett episode or the individual links below: We introduced... Read more

Announcing a $1M grant to advance the role of “Humanware” in Academic Research

Cloud computing is changing the model of cyber infrastructure for Academic Research. Microsoft is supporting the efforts of the Pervasive Technology Institute (PTI) at Indiana University to go beyond technology to invest in the people on campus who work with the Academic Research community to adopt technologies and tools that enhance collaboration, accelerate discovery, and... 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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What’s New in EDU Live: Bett Day 2

Announcing new tech to support inclusive classrooms, plus highlights from “Emotion and Cognition in the Age of AI” keynote. Day 1 of Bett is a wrap, but that was just the beginning of our What’s New in EDU Live series! Today we’re focused on ways to support the unique needs and abilities of both students and teachers, especially in light of research showing that... Read more

Introducing the 2019 Bett Partners

As we seek to empower every student on the planet to achieve more, we are given the amazing opportunity to work with truly inspirational partners to help us support you in raising student outcomes and supporting growth. With the Bett show just around the corner, we wanted to highlight some of our wonderful partners who will be sharing our booth and experiences with us in... Read more

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Microsoft MakeCode, Cartoon Network and Adafruit team up to inspire a new generation of creators

It’s estimated that in the next decade 77 percent of jobs will be in technology, while creativity is ranked among the top three skills the World Economic Forum predicts employers will be looking for in candidates. This presents today’s educators and parents with a unique challenge - and opportunity - to help prepare kids today for the digital future and inspire their... Read more