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February 15, 2024
Education has evolved significantly over the past several years, and so have the needs of educators. In today’s diverse classrooms, it’s more important than ever to use the right education technology, find ways to support all students, and help create more inclusive environments. We recognize that educators need time-saving workflows, teaching tools, and resources to help everyone thrive and reach their full potential.
February 01, 2024
Sharing a story is a powerful experience, for reader and listener alike. It creates a magical bond where imagination can soar. It also builds crucial literacy skills in the most engaging way possible.
November 30, 2023
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD) on December 3 is an annual event that reaffirms the ideals of inclusion and equity for people of all abilities. Started by the United Nations in 2018, member nations continue to celebrate and uplift people with disabilities with the intention to protect their rights and dignity across the globe.
August 31, 2023
September 8th is International Literacy Day, a day designated by UNESCO to showcase the far-reaching importance of literacy in our lives. It is an opportunity for everyone to celebrate the full power, purpose, and potential that literacy offers—in the classroom, in the library, and in the world.
June 13, 2023
Immersive Reader is a free, easy-to-use tool that that’s designed to improve reading comprehension and fluency for students of all abilities. Packed with features that can read aloud or translate on-screen text, Immersive Reader incorporates research principles that increase access for all students. Best of all, Immersive Reader is available for free in popular classroom applications like the Edge browser, Teams for Education, Flip, Minecraft, and Microsoft 365 products like Word. That means your students have reading support while they are working on a project, collaborating with classmates, or researching on the internet.
July 14, 2022
Every day, we work to adapt our tools so that each student has the support and resources needed to thrive in the classroom and beyond it, too. One big part of this is Microsoft Teams, the education platform where we’re always innovating to support students and teachers alike.
June 16, 2022
Thanks to the evolution of education technology, more students with learning difficulties are finding accommodations that help them thrive in the classroom and in life.
August 24, 2021
Reading comprehension is an essential part of any student curriculum, and recognizing the learning gap that the pandemic has created, it’s especially important that each student gets the chance to build their reading skills and increase their confidence in turn.
October 29, 2019
At St. Andrew’s Scots School, a bilingual Spanish-English school in Buenos Aires, we believe that all students deserve the same opportunities to demonstrate their knowledge and skills. We understand that assessing and teaching all students in the exact same way makes no sense and can be particularly detrimental for students with learning differences.
August 15, 2019
Learning to speak, listen, read and write in a second language is a daunting task for anyone. My role as the Digital Literacy Coordinator at Briya Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., allows me to investigate new technologies that can help our adult students reach their goals of English proficiency. As a program for immigrant families in the United States, we also provide community resources to students from a wide range of nationalities, language backgrounds and literacy levels. We have been very excited to implement free accessibility tools from Microsoft that are having a positive effect in multiple areas of our program.