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December 06, 2023
As winter approaches, and the holiday season brings its own set of stresses, it's essential for educators to prioritize their well-being. The demands of teaching, especially in our digitally connected world, can take a toll on educators. Leverage insights from Microsoft Education products, teacher voices, and other valuable resources to nurture your well-being this season and throughout the year.
November 30, 2023
The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD) on December 3 is an annual event that reaffirms the ideals of inclusion and equity for people of all abilities. Started by the United Nations in 2018, member nations continue to celebrate and uplift people with disabilities with the intention to protect their rights and dignity across the globe.
November 29, 2023
Assessment plays a critical role in the K-12 education system. From national high-stakes tests that occur each year to unit quizzes that check for student understanding, assessment is an important part of every data-based decision that an educator makes. And educators create and distribute lots of assessments! When it accurately measures students’ knowledge, skills, or attitudes, an assessment provides invaluable information that helps educators provide the right level of support to their students.
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 20, 2023
AI is everywhere. And it’s quickly changing the way people work and learn, offering tremendous potential to empower educators and students around the world. But what is AI? What is generative AI? And how can it be applied in the classroom?
November 17, 2023
Each year at Microsoft Ignite—one of our largest and most popular events—we focus on sharing our most innovative updates with the world. The overarching theme for this year’s Microsoft Ignite event was how we are working to empower our customers, partners, and developers so that they can thrive in this exciting era of AI.
November 16, 2023
Students are engaged by dynamic learning environments—the type of environments that offer experiences and tools that help students relate to content, understand why their learning matters, and show their thinking in various ways. Dynamic learning environments also help educators to swiftly and effectively evaluate and adjust learning experiences to suit students’ specific needs.
November 14, 2023
From December 4–10, 2023, schools around the world will join the Hour of Code movement as part of Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek). With just one hour of coding—whether during CSEdWeek or anytime throughout the year—anyone can learn the basics of coding. And this year’s Hour of Code may be the biggest yet, thanks to a new AI-focused tutorial from Minecraft Education called Minecraft Hour of Code: Generation AI.
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.
October 26, 2023
With the rapid transition to digital learning and the increased need for device management in education institutions, we understand the importance of providing secure digital environments for all staff and students. Microsoft 365 Education A5 includes a comprehensive set of management, security, privacy, and compliance solutions to help schools meet this need and more, including features like Learning Accelerators, Education Insights, and Unified Communications that enhance teaching, learning, and working. Paid users, such as faculty and staff, benefit from all of these features, and the student use benefit makes a subset of the features available to students at no cost.