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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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Future-Ready Skills & Computer Science – #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on November 19

Announcing the November 19 TweetMeet   When you think of the Class of 2030, their future jobs will be significantly different from the ones we know today. Microsoft Education research shows that to be life-ready, today’s students need to acquire different skills. Of all future jobs, an estimated 70% will require skills in the field of STEM, coding, computer science,... Read more

How to use Office 365 Education in the classroom—this season’s You Can in :90 series is here to help

It’s back and better than ever! A new season of You Can in :90 is here to show you how to transform your classroom with Office 365 Education. This simple video series cuts to the chase with great tips on using tools from Microsoft Education. This latest playlist is full of simple tips to help you spark collaboration and exciting new ideas to hone student presentation... Read more

Video for Countdown to Microsoft Global Learning Connection 2019: Two weeks to go—join us on Nov 5-6 to celebrate global learning and open students’ hearts and minds

Countdown to Microsoft Global Learning Connection 2019: Two weeks to go—join us on Nov 5-6 to celebrate global learning and open students’ hearts and minds

The Microsoft Global Learning Connection (formerly Skype-a-Thon) event is almost here. Thousands of educators from more than 110 countries are preparing to connect their students with experts and classrooms around the world to share stories and cultural traditions, play games, and collaborate on projects. The goal is to empower young people to become more engaged global... Read more

Video for What’s New in EDU: How to use innovative resources for digital storytelling, STEM learning, personalized assessments and more

What’s New in EDU: How to use innovative resources for digital storytelling, STEM learning, personalized assessments and more

As teachers, you know how important a strong feedback loop is to student improvement, and similarly, we value your input as we create and hone classroom tools. This month’s What’s New in EDU focuses on topics you said you wanted to learn more about and resources you asked for. We’ll help you get started and will share your tips, particularly when it comes to... Read more

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Life in Space—STEM and NASA #MSFTEduChat TweetMeet on October 15

  Announcing the October 15 TweetMeet   Next year marks the 20th anniversary of humans continuously living aboard the International Space Station (ISS). In celebration, the Microsoft Hacking STEM team (@Hacking_STEM) has partnered with NASA’s STEM on Station team @NASASTEM to design eight exciting STEM lesson plans targeted at middle and high school... Read more