Category: Cool Technology

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

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Celebrating Changemakers: 365 saves time, so educators can save programming

Hello, fellow changemakers! I’m Joe Archer, a 6th-grade teacher now in my tenth year of teaching at Lakewood Elementary School in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada. I’ve been a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert since 2013, earning over 150 badges and certifications along the way. The Grand Erie District School Board, where I live and work, has made it a priority to... Read more

Video for Teacher Appreciation Day 2019: Celebrating Changemakers in Education

Teacher Appreciation Day 2019: Celebrating Changemakers in Education

Around the world, educators just like yourself are making a difference one student at a time. Today, more than any other, is our opportunity to say thank you. We at the Microsoft Education team feel truly honored to have the chance to serve so many inspiring educators every day. Our mission is to help connect teachers and administrators not only with the tools and... Read more

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Safeguard your students, online and on campus

When students and parents are choosing a college or university, safety and security are often key considerations. And for educators, security is one of the greatest concerns they face today. What’s behind these concerns? Both physical threats, including assaults and property crimes, and online cyber threats are on the rise. Institutions have become a major target for... Read more