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September 06, 2023
Every year from September 15th to October 15th marks Hispanic Heritage Month. This is a time in which we demonstrate support for the Hispanic community and celebrate the valuable contributions and cultural influences of people whose ancestors derive from Mexico, Spain, the Caribbean, and Central and South America.
July 20, 2023
Welcome to "The Beacon: Insights from the Microsoft Showcase Schools Global Advisory Board," a blog series dedicated to exploring the real-world benefits of Microsoft Education. In our first edition, the Global Advisory Board, along with educator Paul Edge, Deputy Headteacher at Ribblesdale School in the UK delve into the transformative power of Minecraft Education in the classroom.
May 30, 2023
In recent years, we have seen technology provide both connection and continuity through the creation of dynamic new digital spaces where people of all abilities, backgrounds, aptitudes, and perspectives can come together and create community.
April 18, 2023
Earth is home to an amazing biodiversity that sustains life in our delicate and changing ecosystems. That’s why over a billion citizens come together on April 22nd to celebrate Earth Day and address the challenges that threaten our planet.
April 04, 2023
I was packed and ready to experience all the amazing things that Bett has to offer – meeting up with colleagues and friends, delivering a keynote, and watching others, and learning in the exhibit hall…when I started to feel feverish. Uh oh. You guessed it: right before I was due to fly out, I came down with COVID-19.
March 14, 2023
Did you know we’re going back to the Moon? With Artemis missions, NASA will land the first woman and first person of color on the Moon using innovative technology to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before!
February 07, 2023
During January and February, many educators across the country celebrate and honor the experiences of Black and African American people and the role their experiences represent. Moreover, the countless contributions, rich histories, struggles, triumphs, and brave voices of Black and African American people should not only be acknowledged and celebrated...
December 08, 2022
Students everywhere love the imaginative, blocky world of Minecraft. Minecraft: Education Edition gives learners the opportunity not only to create, survive, and work together in immersive game worlds, but also to explore computer science (CS), a critical skill for the future of work. Code Builder is a special feature for Minecraft:
December 06, 2022
Computer science (CS) shapes how people live and work. From designing mobile games played by millions to exploring new renewable energy solutions, technology is transforming our world, and to build technology solutions, you need to know computer science. Its prevalence and value make CS an important instructional topic in all K-12 classrooms as well as a potential career opportunity for high school graduates.
November 17, 2022
Educators often search for professional learning experiences that explore how STEM concepts and tools can be embedded into the classroom in meaningful, intentional, and academically engaging ways. Knowing where to start can feel overwhelming.