Category: Education Highlights

Video for Microsoft Global Learning Connection travels over 29 million virtual miles powered by Teams, Skype and Flipgrid, teaching empathy and kindness to students worldwide

Microsoft Global Learning Connection travels over 29 million virtual miles powered by Teams, Skype and Flipgrid, teaching empathy and kindness to students worldwide

The passports of students all around the world were filled with virtual stamps this past week as thousands of students and educators participated in the Microsoft Global Learning Connection on November 5–6, 2019. Students from more than 80 countries traveled a total of 29,249,793 virtual miles during the 48-hour event, far exceeding our target and growing by over 6 million... Read more

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New Microsoft Learning Tools teacher training resources for reading, writing, math and communication

As more and more educators learn about the Microsoft Learning Tools across reading, writing, math and communication, the demand for high quality, easy-to-use, and fast professional development and training has grown.  To help schools more readily take advantage of the free and inclusive tools that are available to all, we've put together a set of tools for help, support and... Read more

Video for What’s New in EDU: Introducing a new Minecraft Hour of Code tutorial with AI and the Discovery STEM Careers Coalition

What’s New in EDU: Introducing a new Minecraft Hour of Code tutorial with AI and the Discovery STEM Careers Coalition

There’s a good chance the students you’re teaching today will enroll in university courses that haven’t yet been created and enter jobs that don’t exist. And they’ll be called upon to solve some of the world’s most pressing environmental, social and economic issues. We know that can feel like a lot on your shoulders, but there is plenty you can do to prepare... Read more

The Library Update is Now Available for Minecraft: Education Edition

Introducing the Library Update – now available for all users! We have been listening to educators’ requests to bring more learning content into Minecraft: Education Edition, so we are excited to make that happen. This update to the in-game Library makes it easier for educators and learners to discover lessons, training, build... Read more