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March 10, 2023
Uplift hearts and connect minds on International SEL Day
On March 10, 2023, classrooms around the world will come together to celebrate International SEL Day. This year’s theme is “Uplifting Hearts, Connecting Minds.”
March 02, 2023
Support independent reading on Read Across America Day
Reading for pleasure is one of the best ways to learn to read. When a student self-selects a text that sparks curiosity, joy, or invites them into a story-filled world, they actively engage in complex processes found in standards-aligned frameworks for reading.
March 01, 2023
Why students need Computer Science to succeed
As technology continues to evolve at an accelerated pace, transforming the way we live and work in the process, we find ourselves navigating the challenges of an always-changing digital landscape. Understanding the principles of computing is quickly becoming an essential skill.
February 23, 2023
Strengthen presentation skills with Speaker Coach
Concise and clear speaking is an essential communication skill that employers value. According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, approximately 96 percent of businesses view oral and written communication as an essential competency but only 42 percent of employees are proficient at these skills.
February 15, 2023
Unlock students' full potential with Education Insights in Microsoft Teams
According to a Data Quality Campaign survey, 86 percent of educators think using data is an important part of being an effective teacher. 81 percent think their students benefit when instruction is informed by data, but many educators cite three common barriers to using student data–not enough time in the day...
February 13, 2023
Develop information literacy with Search Coach
Every day, learners are inundated by information from a vast array of media and digital resources. However, studies show that only 1 in 10 students can distinguish between fact and opinion. Educators face the challenge of ensuring that students learn to become more informed consumers and producers of digital content.
February 09, 2023
Reimagine personalized learning with new category of tools from Microsoft Education
Teachers are facing a more diverse set of student needs than ever before, requiring an individualized approach to learning. Personalizing learning for each student is challenging. It can take time to create, analyze, and provide thoughtful feedback as well as build additional opportunities for practice to each student.
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...
February 02, 2023
Reimagine Education: a digital event on February 9, 2023
We are excited to invite you to Reimagine Education, a worldwide K-12 digital event taking place February 9, 2023 at 9:00 AM PT (UTC-8) and 6:00 PM PT (UTC-8). During the event, hear from innovative schools around the globe, along with Microsoft leaders, including CEO Satya Nadella, on how we can empower every learner to achieve more.
February 01, 2023
Celebrate the power of story on World Read Aloud Day 2023
Founded in 2010 by LitWorld, World Read Aloud Day celebrates the power of reading aloud to create community, amplify stories, and advocate for literacy as a foundational human right. Since its beginning, World Read Aloud Day has grown into a global movement of millions of readers, writers, and listeners from over 170 countries.