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February 22, 2024
We recognize that teachers often look for new and effective ways to engage their students and support their learning goals. That's why we're constantly working to improve Microsoft Education solutions, features, and training, so you can have access to powerful classroom tools for teaching.
February 06, 2024
On February 6, people around the world will celebrate Safer Internet Day 2024. Originating in the European Union in 2004, today Safer Internet Day is honored in over 180 countries. With a collection of resources for educators, families, leaders, and young people, Safer Internet Day helps everyone gain important cyber safety skills that keep them and their community safer.
November 28, 2023
It’s the most wonderful time of the year: Computer Science Education Week! All year round, but especially December 4–10, 2023, we aim to inspire students to engage in computer science with opportunities to learn about AI, advocate for equity in digital careers, and become responsible coders.
November 14, 2023
From December 4–10, 2023, schools around the world will join the Hour of Code movement as part of Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek). With just one hour of coding—whether during CSEdWeek or anytime throughout the year—anyone can learn the basics of coding. And this year’s Hour of Code may be the biggest yet, thanks to a new AI-focused tutorial from Minecraft Education called Minecraft Hour of Code: Generation AI.
November 02, 2023
Picture this: A classroom filled with eager students, minds buzzing with curiosity, and the thrilling sense of discovery in the air. National STEM Day is right around the corner, offering you the unique opportunity to transform this vision into a vivid reality. As STEM educators, you hold the keys to unlock the wonder of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics—the gateway to a world of boundless possibilities. In this blog post, we'll be your guide to crafting a memorable STEM Day that's educational and incredibly engaging and fun. Join us in making National STEM Day a remarkable experience that fosters a love for discovery and paves the way for your students to become visionary thinkers of the future.
October 24, 2023
November marks National Native American Heritage Month, a period in which we acknowledge and honor those who called the land now known as the United States home long before colonists arrived. According to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, there are currently 574 federally recognized nations with roughly 1% of students attending public U.S. schools identifying as American Indian or Alaskan Native (AI/AN). We must also be aware that some communities are not federally or state recognized or no longer exist today.
October 04, 2023
The concept of “school safety” has evolved significantly in the last several decades to include cybersecurity, ranging from policy compliance, privacy, and data protection to common cybersecurity threats like phishing attacks.
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.