Category: Microsoft for Teachers

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Announcing Imagine Cup Junior – AI for Good Challenge

As technology continues to evolve, we are faced with an incredible opportunity to leverage the power of new solutions and human expertise to unlock some of the biggest challenges we face in society. It’s why Microsoft invests in AI for Good initiatives, which support and empower those working to address humanitarian, environmental and cultural challenges by creating a more... Read more

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Best of 2019 – biggest global #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on December 17

Announcing the biggest global TweetMeet to date. Join us on December 17   Following the success of the Best of 2018 TweetMeet, we’re thrilled to offer the biggest global TweetMeet to date on Tuesday, December 17. Share your best stories and experiences from 2019 and what plans for 2020 you look forward to the most. We’re also most interested to learn how you think... Read more

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Get the most out of Teams for Education: Check out these how-to videos to help you save time, boost collaboration, and build student-centered learning environments

It’s only been around for two years, but Microsoft Teams already has 20 million daily active users. A growing number of those using the digital hub, which brings together content, conversations and apps all in one place, are educators and students in K-12 schools and colleges and universities. If you’re an educator and you haven’t yet checked out this free resource... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Introducing a new Minecraft Hour of Code tutorial with AI and the Discovery STEM Careers Coalition

There’s a good chance the students you’re teaching today will enroll in university courses that haven’t yet been created and enter jobs that don’t exist. And they’ll be called upon to solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental, social and economic issues. We know that can feel like a lot on your shoulders, but there is plenty you can do to prepare... Read more

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Future-Ready Skills & Computer Science – #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on November 19

Announcing the November 19 TweetMeet   When you think of the Class of 2030, their future jobs will be significantly different from the ones we know today. Microsoft Education research shows that to be life-ready, today’s students need to acquire different skills. Of all future jobs, an estimated 70% will require skills in the field of STEM, coding, computer science,... Read more

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Use the new Activity Plans to organize your Skype in the Classroom experiences

Skype in the Classroom has always been one of my favorite resources for engaging students in real-life, relevant learning experiences. I recently learned that using Skype in the Classroom has become even easier for teachers with the addition of FREE activity plans! These are activity plans written by educators for educators.   5 Reasons to get excited about the launch... Read more