Category: Education Highlights

Announcing new standards-aligned math lessons

We have launched a new series of Math activities aligned to all grade 3 Common Core math standards. The first collection of resources features over 30 activities including lesson plans, rubrics, student worksheets, and downloadable worlds. Learn how to round numbers, find variables, use fractions and more, all in immersive and creative Minecraft: Education Edition... Read more

Cloud streamlines teaching and learning at St Joseph’s

Matthew Gausden took up the reins as director of ICT at St Joseph’s College, Gregory Terrace a mere 141 years after the school first opened its doors. Since it was founded the school has focused on producing generations of young men filled with knowledge, humility and wisdom. In the 21st Century the tools available to achieve that are radically different than they were... Read more

Activate ‘Rewa – Joining the Manurewa Community of Learning For A Day

Last week, the Microsoft New Zealand Education team had a chance to join the teachers across the Manurewa Community of Learning for a fun day of STEM related activities. Anne Taylor (Education Lead) and Sam McNeill (Education Solution Specialist) presented one of the keynotes, whilst Otako Kaufusi (Teacher Engagement Manager) and Sam also ran breakout sessions on... Read more

Empowering educators and students with new devices, offerings

Core to Microsoft’s Education mission – to empower every student on the planet to achieve more – is working with students, teachers and school leaders on their journey to make the most of classroom time. For Surface, it’s been exciting to see the great response to some of our newest products like Surface Go and Microsoft Classroom Pen, both designed with classrooms... Read more

Meet the Minecraft Education Team at Bett 2019!

The Minecraft: Education Edition team will be travelling to the UK next week for Bett 2019! Bett is the first industry expo of the year in the education technology landscape, bringing together 800 leading companies, 100 startups and more than 30,000 attendees from the global education community. We will be running hands-on workshops and demos at the new Minecraft Classroom... Read more

Microsoft Europe’s 10 biggest stories of 2018

This past year has been incredibly busy for Microsoft in Europe. We’ve launched new devices, worked with customers and partners to push technological boundaries, and continued to develop solutions that will help every person and organisation achieve more. To round off the end of the year, we’ve taken a look back at some of our The post Microsoft Europe’s 10... Read more