Today is National Teacher Appreciation Day, and I’d like to start by expressing my personal thanks and gratitude for everything teachers do.
The spring season has sprung in many places around the world, reminding us that learning never stops changing. Neither does our focus on providing you with new resources that equip you and your students for success in any learning environment.
Around the world, schools that successfully shifted to remote and hybrid learning have many things in common, including, resilient educators, nimble school leaders, and hard-working students.
The events of the past year have had an immense and likely long-lasting impact on the global economy, the job market, and education systems. Last year...
The past year has brought uncertainty to educators as learning environments have evolved, making it more important than ever for them to feel comfortable and confident using technology to facilitate remote and hybrid learning. Microsoft offers a variety of free training and professional development resources that help educators teach in any environment. These resources can help educators gain the technical proficiency they need to focus on what they do best: connecting with students.
Just over a year ago, COVID-19 disrupted the educational journeys of 1.6 billion students around the globe and changed how we live, work, socialize, and learn. Today the world continues to navigate the economic, public health, and humanitarian challenges the pandemic caused.
There’s a lot for educators to keep up with, like new technologies, upcoming events, students’ emotional and academic needs, and professional development. Luckily, managing all of that gets a little easier with the Microsoft Educator Center monthly newsletter, which shares the latest information about Microsoft Teams, Flipgrid, Minecraft, and more.
Keeping students focused on learning can start with an engaging presentation. Today, we’re kicking off Microsoft Ignite, an annual event held virtually this year, with some exciting new Microsoft Teams features to help presenters deliver impactful presentations and provide meeting participants with dynamic experiences to keep them engaged.
Keeping your classroom organized and your students engaged can be challenging—especially in these times of remote and hybrid learning. With lots of ways to help you focus on what matters most, Microsoft Teams is a great foundation wherever you’re teaching. And tools from Microsoft Education partner FeedbackFruits can help take your online classes and lectures to the next level.
Maintaining student engagement in a remote or hybrid environment can be challenging. To help, Microsoft Store has created For You, By You, a free virtual series designed for educators, by educators to reinvigorate digital classrooms and improve student engagement.