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Life in Space—STEM and NASA #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on October 15

  Announcing the October 15 TweetMeet   Next year marks the 20th anniversary of humans continuously living aboard the International Space Station (ISS). In celebration, the Microsoft Hacking STEM team (@Hacking_STEM) has partnered with NASA’s STEM on Station team @NASASTEM to design eight exciting STEM lesson plans targeted at middle and high school... Read more

Powerful tools to learn and practice math on Microsoft Education platform

Greetings teachers! As you get back into the back-to-school routine, we thought we would give you a quick update on one of your favorite subjects—math!  Below you will find amazing tools that will help your students learn and practice math in a fun and engaging way—thanks to our teams from Bing, OneNote, Windows Calculator and our partners from GeoGebra and FluidMath. We... Read more

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Immersive Reader is now available in MERGE Explorer

We are excited to announce that Immersive Reader is launching on MERGE Explorer. MERGE transforms learning in the classroom by empowering students to hold virtual objects in the palm of their hands to create active learning experiences. Adding the sense of touch to augmented-reality experiences gives students a deeper connection with their learning and boosts their... Read more

Video for What’s New in EDU—Tapping into the best of technology to support teachers and meet student needs

What’s New in EDU—Tapping into the best of technology to support teachers and meet student needs

With school in full swing, teachers are busy assessing their students’ social, emotional and academic needs, setting goals, building collaborative learning environments and using the knowledge and skills they’ve acquired to transform classrooms. With all that in front of them, technology in the classroom has to work hard for educators and improve teaching and... Read more

Attention IT administrators: Announcing Office 365 ProPlus Device-based Subscription for Education!

Office 365 ProPlus enables schools to accelerate learning and inspire all students to create their best work. Connected to the cloud, students and teachers can work together in the same document at the same time, autosave, and easily share their work. A world where every student has a device would make deploying and managing your school’s Office 365 ProPlus and devices... Read more

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What’s New in EDU: Free summer learning opportunities for teachers and students

School is still out in most places, but we know teachers use this time of year to invest in professional learning opportunities without also having to worry about the next day’s lesson plan or papers that need grading. We hope you’re balancing that with long walks on the beach, just-for-fun books and precious time with family and friends. We’re here to help as you get... Read more