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Teaching and learning with Minecraft—#MSFTEduChat TweetMeet and Live Event on September 17

  Announcing the September 17 TweetMeet and a new Live Event   Minecraft: Education Edition has found a place in many classrooms around the world, empowering students and teachers to take charge of their learning, boost their STEM and 21st-century skills to solve problems through inquiry, creativity and collaboration—in the immersive and fun world of... Read more

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Microsoft Store, Larry Fitzgerald and Garth Brooks seek to level the playing field for students

Microsoft Store recently teamed up with the Garth Brooks’ Teammates for Kids Foundation and wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald’s The First Down Fund to provide 32 deserving schools in the Phoenix and Minneapolis areas with Microsoft technology and devices. It’s part of the organizations’ shared commitment to support educators and students and a belief that effective use... Read more

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Bring World Wildlife Fund experts into your classroom via Skype and access their Minecraft Biodiversity Curriculum

We are excited to be partnering with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to bring teachers the Our Planet Live collection of activities for teachers to join live via Skype. The collection consists of experts and scientists from around the world who can give a deeper insight into the species, locations, issues and solutions introduced by the "Our Planet" series and website. The series... Read more

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Partner Spotlight: Code.org helps build community of learners

At this year’s ISTE conference in Philadelphia, we proudly featured several of our partners in the Microsoft Education booth. These are organizations that share our mission of working to empower every student on the planet to achieve more. We'll be highlighting some of those collaborations here. Erin Smith teaches middle and high school students in rural Wells, Nevada.... Read more

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What’s New in EDU—Back to School Edition: Start the year off with how-to videos, professional learning opportunities and innovative classroom tools

  As you say goodbye to summer and hello to your students, we’re grateful that so many of you see us as a resource for bringing continuous improvement and innovation into the classroom. We’ve packed a lot of news into this month’s What’s New in EDU to help you get the year off to a great start. From short videos answering your top questions to free... Read more

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First cohort of innovative new schools welcomes students to the 2019-2020 school year

The start of the school year is such an exciting time, full of possibilities for students and educators alike. And for a handful of schools partnering with us at Microsoft Education, everything really is entirely brand new this year. The schools have been on a journey with us as part of the Microsoft Flagship School program and are opening their doors to students and... Read more