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March 14, 2023
Launch to the Moon with Minecraft Education Artemis Missions
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
Doing what’s right: Amplifying Black History Month
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
Anyone can teach coding with Minecraft
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
Celebrate CSEdWeek with Microsoft Education
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
Exciting STEM-focused professional learning
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.
November 10, 2022
Developing interest in computer science with Microsoft MakeCode
As part of Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, our work in computer science education is critical to ensuring that all students have the opportunity to learn foundational computing skills. The mission of Microsoft MakeCode is to empower the next generation of technology creators through fun projects, immediate results, and both block and text editors for learners at different experience and grade levels.
November 08, 2022
National STEM Day: NOV8 your classroom
November 8th is National STEM Day and Microsoft is excited to help you and your students celebrate! National STEM Day was founded in 2015 to encourage students to pursue careers in the fast-growing fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Celebrated on November 8th each year, it is an opportunity to introduce students to passions and careers they might not otherwise know exist.
October 06, 2022
LatinExplorers: Learning Hispanic heritage in Minecraft
With challenges facing classrooms worldwide, it’s essential to find new ways to engage and inspire young people to take an active role in developing leadership skills. Educators and families can support students as they learn how to make a positive change in their communities. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Minecraft: Education Edition offers a chance to have some fun along the way.
June 14, 2022
Join us at ISTELive ‘22!
Mark your calendars! ISTELive, a conference that brings educators, leaders, and industry reps together, returns June 26-29 in New Orleans, Louisiana, and we at Microsoft can’t wait to connect with our global community.
February 08, 2022
Celebrate Black History Month with these classroom resources
Microsoft offers a variety of free resources to support educators as they help students appreciate the achievements of Black and African American people during Black History Month.