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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 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.
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!
March 08, 2023
In March, and throughout the year, we take the time to celebrate women. March 1, 2023 marks the start of Women’s History Month, designated by presidential proclamation to honor women’s contributions to history.
March 01, 2023
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.
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.
November 10, 2022
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
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.